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Capacity Chart on the Azure Stack Administrator Portal

Virtual machine memory allocation and placement on Azure Stack

Customers have been using Azure Stack in a number of different ways. We continue to see Azure Stack used in connected and disconnected scenarios, as a platform for building applications to deploy both on-premises as well as in Azure. Many ... continue reading

25 reasons to choose Azure Stack HCI

This blog post was authored by Dianna Marks, Product Marketing Manager, Windows Server Marketing. At the Windows Server Summit in May, Cosmos Darwin and Greg Cusanza from the Windows Server team presented a lightning round all about hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) ... continue reading
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Customize your automatic update settings for Azure Virtual Machine disaster recovery

In today’s cloud-driven world, employees are only allowed access to data that is absolutely necessary for them to effectively perform their job. This limited access is especially important in scenarios where it's difficult to monitor access behaviors, like if you ... continue reading
Synthetic Accelerations in a Nutshell – Windows Server 2019

Synthetic Accelerations in a Nutshell – Windows Server 2019

Hi folks, Dan Cuomo here for our final installment in this blog series on synthetic accelerations covering Windows Server 2019. In Server 2019, we took learnings and expanded on the work that began in Server 2012 R2 with Dynamic VMQ ... continue reading
LogicalStandard Switch Deployment Failures in System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2016 (UR 6)

LogicalStandard Switch Deployment Failures in System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2016 (UR 6)

First published on TECHNET on Feb 19, 2019Hi everyone, Chuck Timon here to talk to you about an issue my customer contacted me on recently, reporting an issue with Logical Switch deployments on two nodes of a four node Windows ... continue reading
MSIX Packaging Tool Update

MSIX Packaging Tool Update

First published on TECHNET on Apr 23, 2019Today we want to introduce a new member on the board. The MSIX Packaging Tool April Release is there for you to use. If you want to doublecheck - it is the version ... continue reading

5/14: Hyper-V HyperClear Update

Four new speculative execution side channel vulnerabilities were announced today and affect a wide array of Intel processors. The list of affected processors includes Intel Xeon, Intel Core, and Intel Atom models. These vulnerabilities are referred to as CVE-2018-12126 Microarchitectural ... continue reading
Synthetic Accelerations in a Nutshell – Windows Server 2016

Synthetic Accelerations in a Nutshell – Windows Server 2016

Hi folks, Dan Cuomo back for our next installment in this blog series on synthetic accelerations. Windows Server 2016 marked an inflection point in the synthetic acceleration world on Windows, so in this article we’ll talk about the architectural changes, ... continue reading

First sneak peek of Windows Server, version 1903 Semi-Annual Channel

This blog was co-authored by Ben Schultz, Principal Program Manager and Weijuan Shi Davis, Senior Program Manager, Windows Server. Greetings! With the launch of Windows Server 2019 a few months ago, we kicked off a whole new wave of innovation ... continue reading
How to configure Azure Hybrid Services in Windows Admin Center

How to configure Azure Hybrid Services in Windows Admin Center

Windows Admin Center is not just the management control panel for your Windows Server environment, your hyper-converged infrastructure and your Azure Stack HCI solutions. It is also your gateway when it comes to connecting Azure Hybrid Cloud services with your ... continue reading