Technet Windows Server 2012 Virtual Labs

under you can find a lot of Virtual labs for: 1. Active Directory Deployment and Management Enhancements 2. Configuring a Highly Available iSCSI Target 3. Configuring Hyper-V over Highly Available SMB Storage 4. Getting Started with Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Replication 5. Implementing Storage Pools and Storage Spaces 6. Introduction to DirectAccess in Windows…


Hyper-V Extensible Switch Video

  The following links showing short videos and explain Hyper-V Extensible Switch of Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Extensible Switch, Part I – Introduction Hyper-V Extensible Switch, Part II – Understanding the Control Path Hyper-V Extensible Switch, Part III – The Ins and Outs of the Data Path for Capture and Filter…



TechEd Europe 2012 in Amsterdam. Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V delivering over 1 million IOPs from a single virtual machine. Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V delivering over 1 million IOPs from a single virtual machine   Hardware Config: •Industry Standard 4 Socket Server    –80 Logical Processors (10 cores + SMT)    –256 GB of…


Free E-Book Offer: Introducing Windows Server 2012

For IT professionals looking for an early, high-level view of Windows Server 2012, there’s no better resource than the Microsoft Press e-book. Based on the beta release, this guide introduces its new features and capabilities, with scenario-based insights demonstrating how the platform can meet the needs of your business. Introducing Windows Server 2012 (Based on…


Windows Server 2012 – various Videos

TechNet Radio: “Road to TechEd 2012” – File Storage Support in Windows Server 2012 with Jose Barreto Windows Server 8 – Storage Changes – Thomas Pfenning talks about Storage and Availability in Windows Server 2012 New Server form factors, Continuous Availability – John Loveall shows the new Cluster-in-a-box systems. Microsoft Management Summit keynote – Brad…


Windows Server 2012 – Hyper-V Extensible Switch – Cisco Nexus 1000V

Nexus 1000V and Native Hyper-V Switch Compatibility   Supported – Use of these features is supported in a Hyper-V deployment using the Nexus 1000V switch extension · Converged Network Architectures (CNA) – There is no particular interaction between converged NICs (e.g. UCS or HP blades) and the 1000V. If the NICs are presented to the…


Windows Server 2012 – Release Candidate is available

Most of you probably already heard about this …   Windows Server 2012 hit RC (Release Candidate) and is available for download. Download: Overview: Windows Server blog:   The enhancements to Hyper-V are amazing.  Time to get your Labs ready i will post soon my Lab config and testcases


Windows Server 2012 – Storages spaces

The new features on Storage management for Servers, bring a few new terms with it. This short article should help to clarify what are these features. Term Definition storage pool A group of physical disks that can be managed together. virtual disk A collection of one or more physical disks from a previously created storage…


Windows Server 2012 Beta: How to configure WSUS Reporting

Installation of Windows Server 2012 Beta WSUS is a easy and straight forward task, which you can do via Server Manager or remotely by adding the required Role. After I installed WSUS it worked immediately without any issues, but when I tried to open one of the computer reports I got following message. So I…