Windows Server Hyper-V Virtual Machine Storage, by Aiden Finn

Want to learn more about Windows Server Hyper-V Virtual Machine Storage? Check out this piece by Aidan Finn: http://www.petri.co.il/hyper-v-virtual-machine-storage.htm. The piece provides an in-depth overview of what an organization needs to consider when configuring virtual machine storage with Hyper-V. Areas covered in the post include virtual machine storage hardware needs (IDE controllers, SCSI controllers, and Fiber Channel), virtual machine storage…


Listen to Customer Reviewer Mike Dragone on TechNet Radio

One of the first IT pros who wrote a review for this blog, Mike Dragone, is now a star on TechNet Radio. You can listen to the interview with Mike here: [View:https://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/TechNet+Radio/TechNet-Radio-STB-News-Bytes-Real-Customer-Reviews-Taking-a-Look-at-Windows-Server-2012] Tommy Patterson and Mike discuss their history in IT and how Windows Server has evolved. Their topics range from favorite features and challenges in…


A Simple Truth about Cloud Security

I keep hearing that security is a fear factor for some organizations that are considering moving to the cloud. They worry that they’ll have to change their whole security approach in a highly virtualized environment. But I think those IT admins should see it as an opportunity, not a threat to their survival. Virtualization—and by…


Hyper-V and Me, by Andrew France

I work as a Technical Specialist for an Independent school  in the UK, and I have been kindly asked to provide a post to share my experience of using Windows Server Hyper-V. Coincidentally it’s almost 4 years to the day that I visited Microsoft to talk about virtualizing our systems, so this has given me…

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Contribute Your Review the EASY Way!

I’ve gotten some feedback saying that some people would like to have their review posted on this blog but don’t want to go through the process of registering to be an official MSDN blogger. Well … I hear and I obey! I give you options: Option 1: If you just want to get your review posted…


Write a Customer Review Now! Here’s How

Who knows more about Microsoft’s Server and Tools products than you? Please share your knowledge, your workarounds, your tips, your favorite features, whatever you think will help your fellow technology professionals. Please don’t feel limited to writing about the latest 2012 versions of Windows Azure, Windows Server, SQL Server, and System Center and any other…