Tip of the Day: Windows Server 2016, DDA and CUDA…

Today’s tip… Questions of the Day: Question #1: My customer is interested in using Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V for the feature where you can allocate a physical GPU to a virtual machine because they want use CUDA features of the GPU. Can this this physical GPU be assigned to multiple VMs at once? It’s a…

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Tip of the Day: Windows Server Hyper-V SR-IOV and SDN

Today’s tip… Question of the Day: Question: My customer has a variety of applications in its organization and some have low latency networking requirements. The customer is interested in setting up a private cloud using Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016. The main purpose of the cloud is to offer IaaS/VMs to some tenants…

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Tip of the Day: Windows Server 2016 and IPv6…

Today’s tip… Question of the Day: Question: My customer has a question about the use of IPv6. Microsoft guidance for the past few releases of Windows Server is to leave IPv6 enabled even if you’re only using an IPv4-enabled network. Has that guidance changed at all for Windows Server 2016? Does that guidance differ if…

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Tip of the Day: Free eBook – Introduction to Windows Containers

Today’s tip… Need or want to know more about Windows Containers? Download this free eBook from Microsoft Press. Synopsis: With the introduction of container support in Windows Server 2016, we open a world of opportunities that takes traditional monolithic applications on a journey to modernize them for better agility. Containers are a stepping stone that…

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Tip of the Day: Understanding which Update Sources are Configured

Today’s tip… We often get questions from customers who want to know from where their clients are receiving updates when multiple sources are configured (including, online, WSUS and other). It can be quite cumbersome to determine which source is offering a particular update. Recently, I learnt that there are two simple PowerShell Cmdlets that enable…

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Tip of the Day: Announcing Windows 7 EOL

On Thursday, February 1, 2018, Microsoft made an announcement that includes, among other things, information regarding support End of Life for the Windows 7 Operating System. Read the full announcement here: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/windowsitpro/2018/02/01/changes-to-office-and-windows-servicing-and-support. .  


Tip of the Day: Blog Post – Device Guard and Credential Guard Demystified

Today’s tip… Today I find myself tasked with a project that requires me to understand a bit more of Device Guard. Getting started is easy really as, because I knew absolutely nothing before, even the most basic concepts represent a step forward. This led me to want to share this ‘most excellent’ article written by…

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Tip of the Day: Additional Content on Server Management Experience (aka ‘Honolulu’)

Today’s Tip… Last week’s tip introduced the new Server Management Experience, the new browser-based collection of server management tools. Since then, the Product Group has wasted no time in publishing additional (very useful) documentation. Please see the following links for more on “Honolulu” deployment, troubleshooting, and known issues Microsoft Project Honolulu on Docs https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/manage/honolulu/honolulu Here’s…

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Tip of the Day: Windows Hello for Business: Documentation Update

Today’s Tip… Looking for the latest and greatest information on Windows Hello for Business? Or perhaps just looking for good foundational materials? Here you go! What’s New in WHfB? Certificate trust deployment guide for hybrid Azure AD joined devices Updates/corrections to existing deployment and planning guides New questions in the FAQ section What’s Next for…

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