Week of September 16: Testing Windows Server 2012 R2 RTM, learning PowerShell, new KBs, and how to test remoting protocol performance

As you’ve heard, RTM of Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1 are now available for MSDN and TechNet subscribers. If you’re trying out Windows Server, the MVPs have you covered with tips on using PowerShell, optimizing Group Policy, advice for clustering, and even  tips on specing and building a lab based on a Hyper-V-based…

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Week of July 15: Clustering Server Workloads, Updated Windows Server 2012 Rollup, Changes to Group Policy, and Practical Powershell with Windows Server MVPs

Greetings, all, Welcome to this week’s roundup of blogs from MVPs with expertise areas related to Windows Server. If you’re interested in how-to articles and background information, this is a good week for you. We’re continuing to see more exploration of PowerShell, with how-tos for using PowerShell to perform tasks such as deleting AD accounts,…


Week of July 1: New blogs from Windows Server/System Center MVPs

Greetings, all, I’m back from TechEd in Madrid. It was a great time: I had the opportunity for some in-depth discussions with WS/SC MVPs and customers, the sessions were great, and I got to practice my Spanish. (Oh, yes, and the food was phenomenal.) Since we just finished TechEd, this week’s roundup includes a lot…


Week of June 19: New blog posts from WS/SC MVPs

Hi, all, This weekend, I’m off to TechEd Madrid (I’ll be in the Hyper-V booth Tuesday and Wednesday morning if you’d like to say hello). Before I go, here’s our regular roundup of new blogs from Windows Server and System Center MVPs, This week, those blogs include a new script for updating VHDs, technical guidance…


Week of February 25: New from Windows Server/System Center MVPs

Hi, all,  We took a week off for MVP Summit but we’re now back with this week’s installment of blogs from our Windows Server/System Center MVPs. Several MVPs posted technical how-to articles for high availability for various workloads, as well as book recommendations (Spanish and English) and pointers to new KB articles, hotfixes, and rollups. Some…

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Building a Windows Server 2012 Cloud Infrastructure with PowerShell

“Hi there!  I’d like to reintroduce Josh Adams, a Senior Program Manager in the Enterprise Engineering Center (EEC), a facility dedicated to validating Microsoft’s next wave of enterprise solutions.  Josh’s current area of focus is on building IaaS clouds with Window Server 2012.  This blog delves into the end-to-end specifics of deploying Windows-based IaaS clouds…