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8 Key Questions on Cloud Migration Answered

3 Microsoft MVPs answer the 8 most common concerns facing those planning to undertake cloud migration. If you have any doubts, this should put them to rest Read the post here: 8 Key Questions on Cloud Migration Answered … [Read more...]

An Introduction to the Microsoft Hybrid Cloud Concept and Azure Stack

Cloud services are everywhere and it can be hard to know where to start. This intro guide gives you an overview on what's to offer from the Hybrid option. Read the post here: An Introduction to the Microsoft Hybrid Cloud Concept and Azure Stack … [Read more...]

Sneak peek: Windows Server 2019 Insider Preview Build 17666

A synopsis of the new features introduced in Windows Server 2019 Insider Build 17666 and their expected impacts. Is WS2019 shaping up to be a HUGE step?? Read the post here: Sneak peek: Windows Server 2019 Insider Preview Build 17666 … [Read more...]

Hyper-V Quick Tip: How Many Cluster Networks Should I Use?

A quick guide to architecting the optimal number of networks for your Hyper-V clusters Read the post here: Hyper-V Quick Tip: How Many Cluster Networks Should I Use? … [Read more...]

How to Choose the Right Deployment Strategy

When it comes to computing, we always have another way. Sometimes, we have so many ways that you can become paralyzed with indecision. This article gives some clear guidelines for the usage of containers and virtual machines as well as a look at Nano Server's place in the world. Read the post here: How to Choose the Right Deployment Strategy … [Read more...]

Windows Server 2019 Preview: What’s New and What’s Cool

Introducing the newly-announced Windows Server 2019 public preview. Covers the new features and includes a discussion on their impact. Should you be excited or worried about the next installment of Windows Server? Read the post here: Windows Server 2019 Preview: What’s New and What’s Cool … [Read more...]

[VIDEO] Hyper-V Masterclass – Debunking Virtual Domain Controller Myths

Should Hyper-V be in the domain? Can Hyper-V host its own domain controller? Eric Siron confronts some potentially crippling myths about Hyper-V and domain controllers in this video and also boots up an instance to put these mistruths to rest Read the post here: [VIDEO] Hyper-V Masterclass – Debunking Virtual Domain Controller Myths … [Read more...]

How to Configure a File Share Witness for a Hyper-V Cluster

Traditionally, the preferred choice for a cluster quorum witness has been some type of networked disk. Small SAN LUNs do the trick nicely. Things have changed a bit, increasing the viability of the file share witness. You can configure one easily in a few simple steps. Read the post here: How to Configure a File Share Witness for a Hyper-V Cluster … [Read more...]

Fixing Erratic Behavior on Hyper-V with Network Load Balancers

If you're using Hyper-V with a third-party network load balancer and have network-related problems Eric's compiled all the reasons why and how to solve them Read the post here: Fixing Erratic Behavior on Hyper-V with Network Load Balancers … [Read more...]

The Actual Performance Impact of Spectre/Meltdown Hyper-V Updates

A real-world performance benchmarking of the Spectre and Meltdown patches on Hyper-V Hosts. Includes overall discussion of the issue and best practices Read the post here: The Actual Performance Impact of Spectre/Meltdown Hyper-V Updates … [Read more...]