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The NVv4 VM sizes mapped to different VDI user profiles to guide customers to pick the right sized VM

Power your Azure GPU workstations with flexible GPU partitioning

Today we're sharing the general availability of NVv4 virtual machines in South Central US, East US, and West Europe regions, with additional regions planned in the coming months. With NVv4, Azure is the first public cloud to offer GPU partitioning ... continue reading

Windows 10 IOT updates fail at reboot with “Reverting changes”…Why can’t it just be easy?

Let me answer the question from the title before we get started, nothing is ever as simple as you think it is going to be. In a large organization there are usually lots of different environmental factors that can impact ... continue reading

All you need to know about Windows Server at Ignite 2019

Ready, set, go! The Windows Server team is ready to make sure you are set up for success at Microsoft Ignite 2019. Our experts are busy preparing technical content for breakout sessions, theater sessions and hands-on-workshops. You'll find the schedule ... continue reading
How to Enable CSV Cache

How to Enable CSV Cache

Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV) Cache is a feature which allows you to allocate system memory (RAM) as a write-through cache. The CSV Cache provides caching of read-only unbuffered I/O. This can improve performance for applications such as Hyper-V, which conducts ... continue reading
Tuesdays with Corey: Preview Portal Update to Windows Virtual Desktop offering in Azure

Tuesdays with Corey: Preview Portal Update to Windows Virtual Desktop offering in Azure

Corey Sanders, Corporate VP of Microsoft Solutions sat down with Scott Manchester, Principal Group PM on the Silicon, Graphics and Media team to talk about what new things are available in the current preview of Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) being ... continue reading
Troubleshooting Session: App-V on M.A.D. Day in Hamburg #1

Troubleshooting Session: App-V on M.A.D. Day in Hamburg #1

First published on TECHNET on Apr 23, 2019 Introduction We had our Community Day in Hamburg on the 15 th of March – we hold this in German but as I present the troubleshooting session and didn't use slides, I ... continue reading
Out-of-band Initial Replication (OOB IR) and Deduplication

Out-of-band Initial Replication (OOB IR) and Deduplication

First published on TECHNET on Jul 11, 2014 A recent conversation with a customer brought out the question: What is the best way to create an entire Replica site from scratch? At the surface this seems simple enough – configure ... continue reading
Using data deduplication with Hyper-V Replica for storage savings

Using data deduplication with Hyper-V Replica for storage savings

First published on TECHNET on Dec 23, 2013 Protection of data has always been a priority for customers, and disaster recovery allows the protection of data with better restore times and lower data loss at the time of failover. However, ... continue reading

Announcing Microsoft Virtualization Jump Start Training Videos!

First published on MSDN on Apr 28, 2011 Microsoft Learning hosted another new and exclusive Jump Start virtual training event – Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals . We are thrilled to announce availability of the HD-quality video recordings – FREE ... continue reading

Breaking Into Windows Server 2019: Network Features: Network Performance Improvements for Virtual Workloads

Hello World! Brandon Wilson here with another pointer to some of the new networking features in Windows Server 2019 straight from the Windows Core Networking team! In this week’s posting, the discussion surrounds enhancements to network performance for virtual workloads ... continue reading