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Microsoft Download Center: Windows Azure Datacenter IP Ranges & Windows Azure Mini Case Studies

Hi All, Today, I am sharing couple of useful resources around Windows Azure available on Microsoft Download site. First one is Windows Azure Datacenter IP Ranges…This file contains the Compute IP address ranges (including SQL ranges) used by the Windows Azure Datacenters. Each section specifies the geographic region and the IP address ranges associated with… Read more

Microsoft Download Center: Windows Server 2012 R2 Test Lab Guide

We recently published the new Windows Server Test Lab Guide for building your own internal labs for demo purposes. If you are looking forward for testing scenarios on Windows Server 2012 R2, this guide provides a good reference. This Microsoft Test Lab Guide (TLG) provides you with step-by-step instructions to create the Windows Base Configuration… Read more

Microsoft Download Center: Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012 TechNet Library documentation as a PDF.

Hi Everyone, Recently, we announced the availability of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012 TechNet Library documentation available as a PDF on Microsoft Download Center. We highly recommend that you should always rely on the latest documentation available on http://technet.microsoft.com This download is an Adobe® PDF of the entire contents of the… Read more

Microsoft Download Center: Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Component Architecture Poster and Hyper-V Mini-Posters

Get the all new Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Component Architecture posters. Provides a visual reference for understanding key Hyper-V technologies in Windows Server 2012 R2 and focuses on Generation 2 virtual machines, Hyper-V with virtual hard disk sharing, online virtual hard disk resizing, storage quality-of-service, enhanced session mode, live migration, Hyper-V failover clustering, and… Read more

Microsoft Download Center: Windows Azure Training Kit–August 2013

The Windows Azure Training Kit includes a comprehensive set of technical content including hands-on labs and presentations that are designed to help you learn how to use the latest Windows Azure features and services. August 2013 Update The August 2013 update of the Windows Azure Training Kit includes updated versions of Introduction to Access Control… Read more

Free ebook: Introducing Windows 8: An Overview for IT Professionals (Preview Edition)

The Windows 8 operating system is the newest member of the Microsoft Windows family. It differs from earlier Windows releases as much for what it does not change as for what it does change. That is, the features that IT pros loved about Windows 7 are still there in Windows 8—just better. The same keyboard… Read more

Microsoft Download Center: Technical Documentation Download for the CTP2 release of System Center 2012 Service Pack 1

Yesterday I blogged about the availability of System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 CTP2. http://blogs.technet.com/b/aviraj/archive/2012/07/06/microsoft-download-center-system-center-2012-service-pack-1-ctp2.aspx Today, I am sharing the technical documentation around the same. Overview The downloadable files listed on this page contain the product documentation for the CTP2 release of System Center 2012 Service Pack 1. The available downloads include: App Controller in… Read more

Microsoft System Center Self-Study Guide Part I – III

Before we begin… SPECIAL THANKS TO Scott Rachui for his blog posts. I have reused the same content from his blog and here are the actual blog post links. Scott has written many more blog posts focusing on various Microsoft Technologies & covering Self-Study guides for them. http://blogs.technet.com/b/musings_of_a_technical_tam/archive/2012/06/06/system-center-2012-self-study-guide.aspx http://blogs.technet.com/b/musings_of_a_technical_tam/archive/2012/06/07/system-center-2012-self-study-guide-part-2.aspx http://blogs.technet.com/b/musings_of_a_technical_tam/archive/2012/06/08/system-center-2012-self-study-guide-part-3-system-center-configuration-manager.aspx System Center 2012 Self-Study Guide… Read more

Microsoft Download Center: VHDX Format Specification

This specification describes the VHDX virtual hard disk format that provides a disk-in-a-file abstraction. This specification assumes that you are familiar with hard disk technologies, including how hard disks interface with the operating system or a virtual machine and understand how data is accessed and laid out on the physical medium. This specification is released… Read more

Microsoft Download Center: Windows Server “8” Beta Hyper-V Component Architecture Poster

This poster provides a visual reference for understanding key Hyper-V technologies in Windows Server “8” Beta. This Hyper-V poster focuses on Hyper-V Replica, networking, virtual machine mobility (live migration), storage, failover clustering, and scalability. You can find previously published posters here: • Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1 Hyper-V Component Architecture • Windows Server 2008… Read more