(RDS) Tip of the Day: RDS 2016 slide decks, datasheets, technical guidance docs, and more!

Today’s tip… Microsoft Remote Desktop Services with Windows Server 2016 Download: http://download.microsoft.com/download/B/6/E/B6E691AC-DEBF-4DD1-B760-C631B67BE0AE/Microsoft_Remote_Desktop_Services_with_Windows_Server_2016_datasheet_EN_US.pdf Welcome to Remote Desktop Services Download: https://opbuildstorageprod.blob.core.windows.net/output-pdf-files/en-us/WS.WindowsServerDocs/live/remote.pdf RDS 2016 Architecture Poster Download: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/media/rds-poster-download.png Remote Desktop Services Management Pack Guide for Windows Download: https://download.microsoft.com/download/6/B/C/6BCEC205-3CE4-46FC-ADF7-AA92B4A05AF7/Windows%20Server%202016%20Management%20Pack%20Guide%20for%20Remote%20Desktop%20Services.docx RDS 2016 on Azure IaaS Technical Guidance Deck Download: https://download.microsoft.com/download/A/1/9/A19B20AC-A104-42FA-99A7-286243CEFA44/RDS%202016%20On%20Azure%20IaaS%20Technical%20Guidance%20Deck.PPTX RDS 2016 on Azure IaaS Technical Guidance Document Download: https://download.microsoft.com/download/4/1/3/413D40B8-2711-49F6-B83E-DE1DB1923BED/RDS%202016%20On%20Azure%20IaaS%20Technical%20Guidance%20Document.docx…


(RDS) Tip of the Day: Supported configurations for Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2016

Today’s tip… RDS 2016 best practices and supported configurations can be found here: Supported configurations for Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2016 In this article: Best practices RD Connection Brokers Support for GPU Acceleration with Hyper-V VDI deployment – supported guest OSs Single Sign-On (SSO) References: Supported configurations for Remote Desktop Services in Windows…


Tip of the Day: Introducing Microsoft Azure Backup Server v2

Today’s tip… Microsoft Azure Backup Server now comes with several improvements. The backups are now faster, consumes lesser space, protects shielded Hyper-V VMs and protects VMware VMs too ! These features were being awaited by many customers since they were first announced in System Center DPM 2016. You can read all about its improvements and…


Tip of the Day: SvcHost Service Refactoring in Windows 10 v1703

Today’s tip… The Service Host (svchost.exe) is system process capable of hosting multiple Windows services. Using this shared-service process, numerous Windows services can share a single process, reducing overall resource consumption.  The service-host groups are determined by combining the services with matching security requirements. For the services critical to network and internet connectivity this translates…


Tip of the Day: SMT in Azure will be retired on June 30, 2017

Today’s tip… The Server Management Tools (SMT) preview service will be discontinued on June 30, 2017. For more information, check out the below blog post by Samuel Li. Reference: “SMT preview service is being retired on June 30, 2017″ – https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/servermanagement/2017/05/17/smt-preview-service-is-being-retired-on-june-30-2017/


(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Availability of migration of ExpressRoute for Classic to Resource Manager IaaS Migration

Today’s Tip… On April 10th we announced that customers using ExpressRoute can also migrate their Virtual Networks, including all the VMs in the VNET, to Azure Resource Manager without downtime. Learn more by reading the instructions on how to Migrate ExpressRoute circuits and associated virtual networks from the classic to the Resource Manager deployment model….