Monthly Archive: August 2013

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Configuring a Shared Virtual Hard Disk

Starting in Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview, Hyper-V makes it possible to share a virtual hard disk file between multiple virtual machines. Sharing a virtual hard disk file (.vhdx) provides the shared storage that is necessary for a Hyper-V guest failover cluster. Using a shared virtual hard disk is ideal for the following situations: · SQL Server database files. · File server services running within a virtual machine. · Database...

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RTM for Windows Server 2012 R2!

Today Microsoft announce a big milestone: Windows Server 2012 R2 has been released to manufacturing! http://blogs.technet.com/b/in_the_cloud/archive/2013/08/27/today-is-the-rtm-for-windows-server-2012-r2.aspx Cheers, Marcos Nogueirahttp://blog.marcosnogueira.orgTwitter: @mdnoga

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Free ebook: Introducing Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview Release

Microsoft just announce another free ebook offering from Microsoft Press. Introducing Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview Release (ISBN 9780735682931), by Mitch Tulloch with the Windows Server Team, introduces new features and capabilities, with scenario-based advice on how the platform can meet the needs of your business. Get the high-level overview you need to begin preparing your deployment now. This book is based on the Preview release and will be updated...