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TwinStrata CloudArray and SoftLayer Cloud Storage

TwinStrata is a cloud storage company that was purchased in 2014 by EMC. CloudArray is a cloud storage gateway, it utilises cloud storage from public or private cloud providers to extend existing on-premise storage infrastructures to the cloud. 995 more words


Installing SQL Server 2012 on Windows Server 2012

While you are trying to install SQL Server 2012 on Windows Server 2012 you need to install .NET 3.5 as a pre-requisites.

Proceeding with .NET Feature installation from the Windows Server Manager you may face an error like below: 190 more words


Hot Add & Remove Static Memory in a Hyper-V vNext Virtual Machine

One of the very nice and handy new capabilities in Windows Server vNext Hyper-V (Windows Server 2015 or Windows Server 10?) is the fact that you can now hot add or remove memory from a virtual machine with a fixed amount of memory. 198 more words

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Powershell script/function to expand system/boot disk on Windows XP/2003 VMs

In Windows 7 and Server 2008 virtual machines and above, expanding the boot/system disk is a simple matter of expanding it in the hypervisor, then expanding it in the guest OS in the Computer Management/Disk Management GUI. 236 more words


New features in the next Windows Server version

This is not a complete list….

  • Rolling Hyper-V cluster upgrade: If there was one feature that was often requested. this is it. Basically, it allows a Windows Server 2012 R2 cluster to be upgraded one node at a time in a mixed-mode configuration.
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Clustering brings improved CSV diagnosability

Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV) have can go into different redirected access modes for several reasons. Now a lot of people get (or got) worried about seeing “redirected access” in the GUI. 392 more words

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