Pay attention to the security update for Windows that was released out of band last night. It’s an important one that prevents people from crafting custom Kerberos tickets.
- How to Build Azure-Like Virtual Machines on Hyper-V: A post I wrote on Petri.com
- November 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2: This is a big update that you should test and deploy (after waiting a time you deem appropriate).
- Introducing Cloud Witness: Leveraging Azure to get quorum for multi-site clusters.
- Failover Clustering in Windows Server Technical Preview: A post by me on Petri.com
- Monitoring Azure Services and External Systems with Azure Automation: Using Azure automation to perform checks.
- Azure Disk IOPS and Virtual Machines in IaaS: Each disk has storage QoS caps applied to it.
- Enabling Multiple Subscriptions to Share an ExpressRoute Circuit: Multiple vNets across multiple Azure subscriptions connected via one ExpressRoute connection for complex deployments.
- Microsoft Azure Desktop Hosting: RD Gateway Farm Deployment Guidance Updated To Support Azure Load Balancer Client IP Affinity: What it says on the tin.
- Microsoft Releases Emergency Security Update: MS14-068 fixes a serious issue in Kerberos. This looks like one of those "push it out ASAP" (test first, of course) security fixes.
- Microsoft rebrands Identity Manager (again) and delivers new public preview: And that’s all she wrote on Forefront.
- Microsoft Identity Manager Public Preview is now available! Microsoft has released the preview of MIM, formerly FIM.
- Microsoft Launches Office 365 Video: Ever feel like there’s a "throw mud on the wall" thing going on?