Windows Server 2012 Continuous Availability File Server feature

General availability of Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 is almost here!  As a result, I have been slowly absorbing all of the new features so I can better support my customers.   Continuous Availability File Server is my favorite feature, so I wanted to take a few minutes to make the case to highligh its importance and…


The Case of the Strange Hyper-V Networking Issue

I received a call from a customer who said they were experiencing networking problems with virtual machines running on Hyper-V.  The customer had implemented a two node Windows 2008 R2 SP1 Failover Cluster using Live Migration for Cluster Shared Volumes. Specifically, it was reported, virtual machines running on cluster could not access CIFS-based share on…