Windows 10

Microsoft News – 16 July 2015

July 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

It’s been a busy week with WPC driving announcements that affect partners. Hyper-V Hyper-V Survey – Why do you turn VMs off? The Hyper-V team wants to know. Windows Server Microsoft Issues Final Patch Tuesday Updates for Windows Server 2003: No more security updates! Bye Windows Server [...]

Approaching Windows 10 Availability

July 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

This is an exciting time in time in a Windows version’s life cycle. We’re just 2 weeks away from initial availability and things are starting to appear or shake up. The Verge (and everyone else) is reporting that Microsoft has selected Build 10240 (divisible by 16, which is important, oddly) as [...]

When Will Cortana Come To Ireland and Other Countries?

July 9, 2015 // 3 Comments

Every presentation I’ve seen on Windows 10 has spent half of the time talking about and demonstrating Cortana, Microsoft’s latest “The Curse of Zune” feature. Cortana, first introduced in Windows Phone, only works in a few countries. On Windows 10, as far as I know, it only works in the [...]

Microsoft News – 29 June 2015

June 29, 2015 // 3 Comments

As you might expect, there’s lots of Azure news. Surprisingly, there is still not much substantial content on Windows 10. Hyper-V What is the Windows Server Network Controller? A post I wrote for Petri.com. Virtual Machine Compute Resiliency in Windows Server 2016: Dealing with transient cluster [...]

Microsoft News 02-June-2015

June 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

The big news of the last 24 hours is that Windows 10 will be released on July 29th. I posted before The Verge, etc, that I will be away and not reporting on the release on that date. Hyper-V How Shared VHDX Works on Server 2012 R2: V2.0 of SVHDX files is in WS2016. MVP Carsten Rachfahl interviews [...]

I Won’t Be Covering Windows 10 on July 29th

May 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

I’ll be away that week and I’ll have much better life changing things going on 🙂 I hop you enjoy downloading and installing whatever is available that evening at around 8pm UK/Irish time. Technorati Tags: Windows 10 Please follow and like [...]

Microsoft News – 25-May-2015

May 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

It’s taken me nearly all day to fast-read through this lot. Here’s a dump of info from Build, Ignite, and since Ignite. Have a nice weekend! Hyper-V What’s New in Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V: A post I wrote for Petri.com Linux Integration Services 4.0 Announcement: As part of this release [...]

Ignite 2015–Keynote

May 4, 2015 // 2 Comments

The room is huge. The screens feature a sports-style “before the event” set of reports and interviews to entertain the audience – necessary because the wifi is frakked. Brad Anderson goes through lots of stats, including that there are 24,000 IT pros attending Ignite – which is actually [...]
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