Installing Windows Server 2012 in Core Mode – Step by Step – Part II

In the last article we installed Windows Server 2012 in Core Mode but we still need to configure the server.  Now we are going to walk through various options and configuration methods.  You will want to take note of two commands right away, since the only window you will see in Core mode by default…

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Installing Windows Server 2012 in Core Mode – Step by Step – Part 1

If you are like me, I have put off installing Windows Server in Core mode because frankly seeing the OS in a graphical interface helps me think.  However, we are now living in an age where the remote configuration tools are so rich and simplified that it’s high time I got around to diving in…

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Replication with Hyper-V Replica – Part I – Replication Considerations Made Easy Step-By-Step

Overview: Disaster recovery scenarios, simple site-to-site replication, or the Prod-to-Dev refresh scenario are generally what drive IT administrators to look into virtual machine replication.  We want to build our environments so that in the event something happens in our primary data center, our critical machines and data will be up and running somewhere else.  Our…

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Powershell Saturday Event in Atlanta October 27th. Come learn Powershell with us!

PowerShell Saturday #003 will bring together devops, IT professionals, DBAs, and developers from Atlanta and the surrounding areas for a full day of intense learning and fun on October 27, 2012. With fifteen sessions covering a milieu of topics like Windows 8, Exchange, SQL Server, and of course PowerShell, this event offers a unique opportunity…

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How does HyperV compare to vSphere?

I get asked a lot, how does the new HyperV compare to vSphere especially since VMworld just ended.  Well now we have a document that provides spec by spec comparisons of vSphere and HyperV.  This doc is up to date with all of the announcements made in the past two weeks on both Windows Server…

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Microsoft Announces Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 RTM!

Microsoft has announced the RTM for Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8!  For more details click here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/windowsserver/archive/2012/08/01/windows-server-2012-released-to-manufacturing.aspx

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