Microsoft’s new Windows Virtual Desktop lets you run Windows 10 in the cloud

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Microsoft announced Windows Virtual Desktop, a new Azure-based service that provides a full virtualized multi-user Windows 10 experience. There are plenty of third-party solutions for running a Windows desktop in the cloud, but until now, Microsoft itself seemed hesitant to offer the same kind of user experience. Today, however, the company announced Windows Virtual Desktop, a […].

Building Your Hybrid Cloud - Nested Virtualization in Windows Server 2016

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Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze take us through an in-depth walkthrough of one of the newest features in Windows Server 2016 – Nested Virtualization. 1:20] What’s new in Windows Server 2016 TP4? [1:41] 9:22] DEMO: Nested Virtualization on Windows Server 2016.

Microsoft launches previews of Windows Virtual Desktop and Defender ATP for Mac

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The headline items are the launch of Windows Virtual Desktop in public preview and Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) for macOS in limited preview. But there are also updates around Office 365 ProPlus, Windows 10, […]. Microsoft today made a slew of announcements to help IT pros reduce costs, increase security, and boost employee productivity.

SCCM Co-Management Virtual LAB from Microsoft

Anoop

In this post, you will see more details about SCCM Co-Management Virtual LAB. Many IT Pros use Microsoft Virtual LABs as their free training resource. Recently there were many changes in Microsoft Virtual Labs, and most of the SCCM Labs disappeared.

Building Your Hybrid Cloud – Nested Virtualization in Windows Server 2016

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Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze take us through an in-depth walkthrough of one of the newest features in Windows Server 2016 – Nested Virtualization. 1:20] What’s new in Windows Server 2016 TP4? [1:41] 9:22] DEMO: Nested Virtualization on Windows Server 2016.

Announcing Windows Server Summit Virtual Online Event

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Announcing Windows Server Summit Virtual Online Event Announcing Windows Server Summit Virtual Online Event Microsoft will be hosting a free (no registration required) half day virtual (e.g. online) Windows Server Summit Virtual Online Event June 26, 2018 starting at 9AM PT.

Virtualizing Microsoft SQL Server on Windows Server 2012 #winserv.

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Be an Early Expert on Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V Server, System Center 2012, Azure and Windows 8. Tommy Patterson - Virtually Cloud 9. MVP Virtual Machine. Virtual. Virtualization. Windows 8. Windows Azure. Windows Server 2012. Virtualizing Microsoft SQL Server on Windows Server 2012 #winserv #mssql #itpro #sqlpass. Virtualizing Microsoft SQL Server on Windows Server 2012 #winserv #mssql #itpro #sqlpass.

Step-by-Step: Perform Cloud Restores of Windows Azure Virtual Machines using PowerShell - Part 2

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Backup and restore of Windows Azure virtual machines has been a hot topic lately in the events that I’ve been delivering. blog that covers the first part of the process: safely backing up Windows Azure virtual machine hard disks to cloud-based blob storage.

Virtual Application Delivery with Microsoft App-V

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If you keep up with the latest technology news, it seems like virtualization is happening in every corner of the IT world. Post-acquisition, Microsoft rebranded Softricity’s application virtualization suite into App-V.

Step-by-Step: Perform Cloud Restores of Windows Azure Virtual Machines using PowerShell - Part 2

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Backup and restore of Windows Azure virtual machines has been a hot topic lately in the events that I’ve been delivering. blog that covers the first part of the process: safely backing up Windows Azure virtual machine hard disks to cloud-based blob storage.

Why R2? Software Defined Networking with Hyper-V Network Virtualization

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Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV) is part of our Software Defined Networking (SDN) portfolio that is included inbox with Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV) – Virtualizing the Network Layer.

Get started as an "Early Expert" on Windows Server 2012 R2 with this FREE eBook!

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Using this free eBook and the " Early Experts " study program, IT Professionals can easily extend their professional knowledge and skills to Windows Server 2012 R2 and Hyper-V on a flexible schedule as time permits.

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TechNet Radio: (Part 5) Building Your Hybrid Cloud - Building a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure with Windows Server 2012 R2

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Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is today’s topic in our "Building a Hybrid Cloud" series and Keith Mayer and Jennelle Crothers help walk us through VDI improvements made in Windows Server 2012 R2. [ Cloud HyperV virtual desktops Virtualization Windows Server 2012 Hyper-

VMware or Microsoft? Comparing vSphere 5.5 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V At-a-Glance

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There’s been lots of buzz on the enterprise hypervisor front over the past month … In August, Microsoft announced the RTM version of Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 , the latest major releases of the Windows Server and System Center families.

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VMware or Microsoft? Reducing VMware Storage Costs WITH Windows Server 2012 Storage Spaces

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Do you need to migrate to Hyper-V to gain significant benefits in your datacenter from Windows Server 2012? Windows Server 2012 can provide key advantages in one of the areas that is near-and-dear to every VMware administrator''s budget: Storage!

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Step-by-Step: Get up to $200 in FREE Cloud Services with a Windows Azure Trial Subscription

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Using the 4 easy steps provided in this article, you’ll be able to activate a FREE Windows Azure Trial Subscription , suitable for building your Lab in the Cloud for Windows Server 2012 R2 or Linux without the need for local on-premises lab hardware.(

Managing Azure Virtual Machines with Server Manager

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Virtual Machines VM Windows Server 2012 R2 Azure Virtualization Windows Server 2012 Server Manager Windows ServerOne of the best and improved features in Server 2012 is being able to manage multiple servers from Server Manager either from Server or desktop.

Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines: Reset Forgotten Admin Passwords with Windows PowerShell

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At these events, IT Pros frequently ask us about resetting passwords on Microsoft Azure virtual machines … If we forget the Admin password for a provisioned Azure VM, is there an easy way to reset it?

Improve Deployment Speed and Reduce Overhead with Containers in Windows Server 2016

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Learn how containers work in Windows Server 2016 and how they can be used to increase deployment speed, workload density and decrease server overhead to create a more efficient IT environment. Introduction to Windows Server 2016 Containers. [

SCCM Intune Windows 10 Hands On Labs Training for IT Admins

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Acquire the SCCM, Intune, Windows 10, and Azure cloud skills at your own pace. The post SCCM Intune Windows 10 Hands On Labs Training for IT Admins appeared first on Anoops.

Microsoft’s Docker Strategy: The Future of Windows Containers

Data Center Knowledge

As it makes a big bet on Docker, how does Microsoft see it fitting into the Windows world? Docker Microsoft Shared VirtualizationRead More.

TechNet Radio: (Part 12) Building Your Hybrid Cloud - Windows Azure Pack and the Virtual Machine Role Gallery

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In this episode of our “ Building a Hybrid Cloud ” series, Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze walk us through a common customer scenario in which many organizations are looking at how they can scale a multi-VM environment (similar to Service Templates in Virtual Machine Manager) in the Windows Azure Pack. Check out this demo intensive session where they show us how to enable this with the help of Virtual Machine Role Gallery in Azure Pack. [

UPDATE: FREE Hands-on "Virtual Study Halls" with Live Expert.

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Be an Early Expert on Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V Server, System Center 2012, Azure and Windows 8. Tommy Patterson - Virtually Cloud 9. MVP Virtual Machine. Virtual. Virtualization. Windows 8. Windows Azure. Windows Server 2012. UPDATE: FREE Hands-on "Virtual Study Halls" with Live Expert Q&A. UPDATE: FREE Hands-on "Virtual Study Halls" with Live Expert Q&A. What is a Virtual Study Hall?

VMware or Microsoft? Evaluating Hyper-V Network Virtualization as an alternative to VMware NSX

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Network Virtualization, and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) at-large, have been getting a lot of attention recently. I’ve already spent quite a bit on vSphere and vCenter, and I’m not sure I have budget for yet another separately licensed virtualization product.

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Step-By-Step: Docker Client Setup for Windows

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Virtual Machines VM Windows 8.1 Azure Virtualization Docker client for Windows Anthony Bartolo Docker Windows Azure Windows 7 Windows 10 Windows 8

Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines: Reset Forgotten Admin Passwords with Windows PowerShell

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At these events, IT Pros frequently ask us about resetting passwords on Microsoft Azure virtual machines … If we forget the Admin password for a provisioned Azure VM, is there an easy way to reset it?

Step-by-Step: Build an Automated Tiered Storage Lab with Windows Server 2012 R2 & PowerShell

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I’ve been speaking with lots of IT Pros over the past several weeks about the new storage improvements in Windows Server 2012 R2, and one feature in particular has gained a ton of attention: automated Storage Tiers as part of the new Storage Spaces feature set.

Windows Server 2016 – Azure-Inspired Software Defined Networking (SDN) in YOUR Datacenter!

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The Azure-inspired Software Defined Networking (SDN) stack that is built into Windows Server 2016 reduces the complexity and cost of network infrastructure. What does this all mean exactly and what other new networking features does Windows Server 2016 have?

Guided Hands-on Lab: Deliver Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) with Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager (HRM)

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I'll provide an introduction to Hyper-V Replica and Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager and a Guided Hands-On Lab that allows you to step through the process of protecting your Private Cloud with an orchestrated recovery plan.(

Windows Server 2016 TP4 – Virtual Network Adapters in Hyper-V

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Hello Folks, A few weeks back I started a series of quick overviews of specific new Windows Server 2016 TP4 functionality. Windows Server 2016 TP4 – PowerShell Direct. Windows Server 2016 TP4 – Hyper-v Runtime Memory Resize.

Build Your Cloud - Migrating Cloud VMs from Amazon AWS to Windows Azure Infrastructure Services

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The difference in performance: Windows Azure scores 3 times higher than Amazon EC2 on average". Windows Azure, the highest-value provider in this scenario, provides 5x more value than on average throughout the 5-day test period than the lowest-value provider, Rackspace".

Guided Hands-on Lab: Extend Your Private Cloud with Windows.

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Be an Early Expert on Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V Server, System Center 2012, Azure and Windows 8. Tommy Patterson - Virtually Cloud 9. MVP Virtual Machine. Virtual. Virtualization. Windows 8. Windows Azure. Windows Server 2012. Sign in.

Step-by-Step: Remote Desktop Services on Windows Azure – A cost-effective alternative to Desktop as a Service ( Part 1 )

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In talking with IT Pros about potential cloud use cases, Desktop as a Service ( DaaS ) has been a popular discussion topic for being able to deliver end-user Windows desktop and Windows applications from a cloud service.

Step-by-Step: Remote Desktop Services on Windows Azure - A cost-effective alternative to Desktop as a Service ( Part 2 )

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In Part 1 of this two-part article series, we introduced Remote Desktop Session Virtualization on Windows Azure as an attractive alternative to traditional Desktop as a Service ( DaaS ) solutions.

Gaining Server Storage I/O Insight into Microsoft Windows Server 2016

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While Microsoft Windows Server recently celebrated its 20th birthday (or anniversary), a lot has changed as well as evolved. This includes Windows Servers 2016 supporting new deployment and consumption models (e.g.