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Three reasons why Windows Server and SQL Server customers continue to choose Azure

For the past 25 years, companies of every size have trusted Windows Server and SQL Server to run their business-critical workloads. In fact, more than 70 percent of on-premises server workloads today run on Windows Server1. As more customers use ... continue reading
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The new HCI industry record: 13.7 million IOPS with Windows Server 2019 and Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory

Written by Cosmos Darwin, Senior PM on the Core OS team at Microsoft. Follow him on Twitter @cosmosdarwin. Hyper-converged infrastructure is an important shift in datacenter technology. By moving away from proprietary storage arrays to an architecture built on industry-standard ... continue reading
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Step by Step Server-to-server storage replication with Windows Server 2019 Storage Replica #WindowsAdminCenter #StorageReplica #WindowsServer2019 #ReFS #SR #Azure

In the old days all File servers where on one place, and if you want to replicate data you needed a extra tool to do this. Now days its already build in into Windows server. Storage replica can be used ... continue reading
Using System Insights to forecast clustered storage usage

Using System Insights to forecast clustered storage usage

This post was authored by Garrett Watumull, PM on the Windows Server team at Microsoft. Follow him @GarrettWatumull on Twitter. In Windows Server 2019, we introduced System Insights, a new predictive analytics feature for Windows Server. System Insights ships with ... continue reading
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Hybrid from the top down.

Last week at Microsoft Ignite in Orlando Florida, I witnessed Jeff Woolsey ask a room full of IT / Ops professionals to raise their hands if their cloud strategy was an hybrid cloud strategy (you can see the session here) ... continue reading
Windows Server 2019 with Azure Network Adapter

Windows Server 2019 with Azure Network Adapter on Windows Admin Center Easy Azure VPN Connections #ANA #winserv #WindowsAdminCenter #WindowsServer2019

Windows Admin Center is a new, locally-deployed, browser-based management tool set that lets you manage your Windows Servers with no Azure or cloud dependency. Windows Admin Center gives you full control over all aspects of your server infrastructure and is ... continue reading
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Upgrading and what is new in Windows Server 2019 Clustering #winserv #RunWS2019 #WindowsServer2019

This blog post is the first of a series on Windows Server 2019. #MSIgnite is coming and there will be a lot of new features coming. So in preparation I’ll show you what is changed and how to build things ... continue reading
Make Windows Admin Center High available running on a Windows Server 2019 Cluster #winserv #RunWS2019 #WindowsAdminCenter #WindowsServer2019

Make Windows Admin Center High available running on a Windows Server 2019 Cluster #winserv #RunWS2019 #WindowsAdminCenter #WindowsServer2019

The new new tool Windows Admin Center is THE tool to use when managing your Environment you can install this on almost any server (no Domain Controller) but even this device needs a reboot from time to time. Therefor we ... continue reading

Breaking Into Windows Server 2019: Network Features: Azure Network Adapter

Happy Saturday to our outstanding readers! Brandon Wilson here with a pointer to some more of the new networking features in Windows Server 2019 coming to you straight from the Windows Core Networking team! In this week’s posting, the discussion ... continue reading
Everything you need to know about Windows Server 2019 – Part 3

Everything you need to know about Windows Server 2019 – Part 3

This blog post was authored by Dean Wells, Principal Program Manager, Windows Server. In the preceding blogs, you were given a video-tour of some of the high-level advancements made in Windows Server 2019 that touched on areas such as the ... continue reading