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STORAGE SPACES DIRECT (S2D) FOR SQL SERVER FAILOVER CLUSTER INSTANCES (FCI)?

With the introduction of Windows Server 2016 Datacenter Edition a new feature called Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) was introduced. At a very high level, this solution allows you to pool together locally attached storage and present it to the cluster ... continue reading

Clustering FileServer Data Deduplication on Windows 2016 Step by Step #sofs #winserv #ReFS #WindowsServer2016 #Dedupe

Building a File server in Server 2016 isn’t that different tan in Server 2012R2 except there are different options, ReFS, DeDupe and a lot more options. As we start with the basic file server clustered and using ReFS and Data ... continue reading

Part 1 Ultimate Step to Remote Desktop Services HTML5 on Azure QuickStart Deployment #RDS #S2D #VDI #RDP #RDmi

As I did already an step by Step Step by Step Server 2016 Remote Desktop Services QuickStart Deployment  #RDS #VDI #RDP #RemoteApp Step by Step Server 2016 Remote Desktop Services QuickStart Deployment #RDS #VDI #RDP #RemoteApp that’s Covering all the ... continue reading

Hyper-V authentication in Windows Server 2016 for managing remote Hyper-V servers through RSAT

Hello, my name is Ayushie Bhat and I’m a Support Engineer with the Windows Core team. Today, I’m going to talk about the authentication in Windows Server 2016 and discuss the case of creating a VM on a CORE server ... continue reading

Five reasons to run SQL Server 2016 on Windows Server 2016 – No. 3: database uptime and reliability

This is the third post in a five-part blog series. Five reasons to run SQL Server 2016 on Windows Server 2016 - No. 1: Security Five reasons to run SQL Server 2016 on Windows Server 2016 – No. 2: Performance and ... continue reading

Deploying IaaS VM Guest Clusters in Microsoft Azure

Authors: Rob Hindman and Subhasish Bhattacharya, Program Manager, Windows Server In this blog I am going to discuss deployment considerations and scenarios for IaaS VM Guest Clusters in Microsoft Azure. IaaS VM Guest Clustering in Microsoft Azure A guest cluster ... continue reading

Deploy a Software Defined Network infrastructure using VMM SDN Express #SCVMM #SDN #Sysctr

As VMM is a great tool to deploy VM with and with Windows Azure Pack it has a central role, but now in Azure Stack there is no place for VMM. Unless you are using it to deploy VM’s for ... continue reading

Deploying Storage Spaces Direct with VMM 2016 or with Powershell #Cloud #hyperconverged #SysCtr #S2D

Windows Server 2016 comes with al lot of new options and Hyper-converged is one of the new options. In this blog post I’ll show you what options you have when using VMM and S2D. The tools are great but so ... continue reading