Looking for Windows Server 2012 Clustering and Hyper-V Hotfixes?

In a previous blog, it was discussed on where you can get a list of the Failover Clustering and Hyper-V hotfixes for Windows Server 2008 R2. Looking for Windows Server 2008 R2 Cluster and Hyper-V Hotfixes? http://blogs.technet.com/b/askcore/archive/2013/02/15/looking-for-windows-server-2008-r2-cluster-and-hyper-v-hotfixes.aspx In this blog, we give the links to newly released hotfixes for Failover Clustering and Hyper-V so you… Read more

FREE: Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals Training

The Microsoft Virtual Academy training portal offers quick and easy access to presentations, webcasts, whitepapers and other technical content about Microsoft’s Cloud technologies.  It is public, free and you learn at your own pace while earning awards and recognitions, and connecting with over 1 million other IT Pros. Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals Jump Start… Read more

FREE: Introduction to Hyper-V Training

The Microsoft Virtual Academy training portal offers quick and easy access to presentations, webcasts, whitepapers and other technical content about Microsoft’s Cloud technologies.  It is public, free and you learn at your own pace while earning awards and recognitions, and connecting with over 1 million other IT Pros. Introduction to Hyper-V Jump Start This eight-hour… Read more

FREE: Online Microsoft Virtual Academy Virtualization Jump Start Classes

The IT Pro Evangelism team, Microsoft Learning and the Microsoft Virtual Academy are pleased to announce the next Jump Start courses! Introduction to Hyper-V Thursday, January 24th This one-day live event is designed for IT Pros experienced in virtualization (i.e., VMware) but in need of learning how to leverage Hyper-V to perform essential tasks in… Read more

Error in Failover Cluster Manager after install of KB2750149

On Tuesday, Jaunary 8, the below recommended fix was released and available on Windows Update for Windows .NET Framework 4.5. 2750149An update is available for the .NET Framework 4.5 in Windows 8, Windows RT and Windows Server 2012http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2750149/EN-US When installing this update to a Windows 2012 Cluster Server, you will receive the below error when you… Read more

Windows 8 and Server 2012 Upgrade Blog Series coming

Welcome to our Windows 8 / Windows Server 2012 Launch Series! We hope you will enjoy reading this series as much as we enjoyed putting the content together.  With that said, this 8-part series will talk about things to consider, walkthroughs, dual boots, etc. Below is the series of blogs that we will be posting… Read more

Windows Server 2012 Failover Cluster Sessions at TechEd

Start getting familiar with Windows Server 2012 Failover Clustering by viewing the sessions that were delivered at TechEd 2012.  These sessions are posted online now for your viewing pleasures.  For those not familiar with what TechEd is, I offer this. TechEd is Microsoft’s premier technology conference for IT professionals and developers, offering the most comprehensive… Read more

Keeping backups of Cluster Logs

In a previous blog, Understanding the Cluster Debug Log in 2008, you were given the information on how Cluster logging in Windows 2008 Failover Clustering and beyond has changed from the earlier versions. In this blog, you were shown how the size of the log can be manipulated in order to keep a recommended 72… Read more

Windows 2012 Release Candidate now available !!

May 31st marked a special day for Microsoft and our customers worldwide. Our Windows team announced the release of our latest preview of Windows 2012 – Windows 2012 Release Preview (RP).  This includes Windows 2012, Internet Explorer 10, new Windows 2012 apps for Hotmail, SkyDrive, and Messenger (and many more) – plus hundreds of new apps in the… Read more

FREE CLASS: Windows Server 2012: Preparing for the Datacenter Evolution.

  Windows Server 2012 provides a dynamic, highly available and cost-effective server platform for the modern datacenter and the cloud. Its impact scales from a few servers all the way to multitenant-aware, multisite environments in the largest organizations. Windows Server 2012 is one of the most significant releases of Windows Server to date, and there… Read more