This just in..
The Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) that will run on and support
remotely managing Windows Server (including the latest Windows Server 2016
Technical Preview) are now generally available for download.
You can find the download HERE.
NOTE: Make sure you read the system requirements! These tools only run on
Windows 10 Professional and Windows 10 Enterprise. So don’t go trying to
do any fancy-schmancy server administrating from your Windows 10 Home
It’s over! November (Movember?) is here! Now it’s time to sit
back and soak in all of this great information!
Below is a complete list (Thank you, Keith Mayer for compiling it) of links
to our full 31 Days. Enjoy!
31 Days of our Favorite Things
The Cloud OS Platform by Kevin Remde Server Manager in Windows Server 2012 by
Brian Lewis Feel the Power of PowerShell 3.0 by Matt Hester Live Migrate Your
VMS in One Line of PowerShell by Keith Mayer Windows Server 2012 and Hyper-V
Replica by Kevin Remde Right-size IT Budgets with “Storage
Spaces” by Keith Maye... (more)
Welcome to March! And not that I mean to alarm you, but welcome to the
final month before support ends on Windows XP. I know that many of you
supporting IT and devices for your businesses have known this for a while,
and are either already done or continuing to work on migrating to Windows 7
or Windows 8. But which one, and why?
What’s interesting to me is that there is a lot of fear, uncertainty, and
doubt (FUD) surrounding Windows 8.1 and whether or not there is any real
benefit to providing and supporting it as the default, best-choice for
business devices. And while I kn... (more)
I was asked this question last week at our TechNet Event in Kansas City.
“What is Microsoft’s best practice recommendation for web server
deployment to support a web site that has variable demands from day-to-day?
Network Load-Balancing? Private Cloud? Clustering?.. or something
else?” -Don G.
That’s a very big question, Don. To answer it of course involves knowing a
lot about your application, your customers, the amount of infrastructure that
you want to support in-house or are willing to purchase as a hosted solution,
etc. And of course all have to be balanced with your bu... (more)
Today during the “Private Cloud Day” live webcast event, Microsoft
announced a pretty big change in how we think of and purchase the System
Center suite. Bottom-line.. it’s no longer a separate set of products,
but it is just one product: System Center 2012. (Well.. actually two.. but
different only in terms of licensing.)
In a nutshell: System Center is now just one product, that comes in two
editions, with many components. And the full-set of components come in the
two product editions:
“So, when I buy System Center, I get the full suite?”
“So.. this char... (more)