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Failover Clustering Networking Basics and Fundamentals

Failover Clustering Networking Basics and Fundamentals

My name is John Marlin and I am with the High Availability and Storage Team here and today I want to talk about Failover Clustering and Networking. Networking is a fundamental key with Failover Clustering that sometimes is overlooked but ... continue reading
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Az Update: AMD Nested Virtualization, WAC Container Extension, Policy for Cosmos DB, and more!

With all the changes in Azure, it is sometimes hard to keep track, that's why I thought I would give you a quick update on a couple of exciting things I learned this week. In this update, I want to ... continue reading

Microsoft raises the security standard for next major Windows Server release

Server security and platform Integrity are critical requirements in today's datacenter, edge, and cloud environments. Many Windows Server customers have relied on built-in security capabilities such as Secure boot and BitLocker to protect their infrastructure. These capabilities are enhanced when ... continue reading
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AMD Nested Virtualization Support

AMD Nested Support showing a VM running on a VM on AMD Hardware Nested Virtualization is not a new idea. In fact, we announced our first preview of Nested Virtualization running on Windows way back in 2015. From that Windows ... continue reading

VMware Workstation and Hyper-V

As a follow up to our previous post on VMware and Hyper-V Working Together, VMware has released a version of VMware Workstation that works with the Windows Hypervisor Platform (WHP). This release adds support for VMware Workstation running side by ... continue reading

Business Continuity with Azure – Disaster Recovery

As someone who has worked in IT departments and an IT consultant for a Managed Service Provider (MSP), Business Continuity plans are something I’ve been involved in quite a lot. Either recovering from a threat or designing a solution that ... continue reading
Understanding static MAC address licensing in Azure

Understanding static MAC address licensing in Azure

Many established software companies have tied their licensing to the MAC ADD of your server/computer. This causes a slew of issues such as: replacing hardware in your servers, running multiple network cards (think redundancy), virtualizing your environment, or even just ... continue reading
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ConfigMgr Bitlocker Management

Hi Folks! I’m Naveen kanneganti and Welcome to my blogpost. Configmgr has release BitLocker Drive Encryption (BDE) in v1910 for on-premises Windows clients running Windows 10 or Windows 8.1. This feature is optional so, you must enable this feature before ... continue reading
SMB Compression: Deflate your IO

SMB Compression: Deflate your IO

Hi folks, Ned Pyle guest-posting today about SMB Compression, a long-awaited option coming to Windows, Windows Server, and Azure. As you know, the growth of cheap storage and plentiful network bandwidth over the past decade had an immediate effect: files ... continue reading
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How to Guide for SC- Virtual Machine Manager 2019 UR1 features

The very first update roll up for System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2019 is now available. The update release contains several features requested by customers on VMM user voice and other forums. Thanks for engaging with us and helping us ... continue reading