Tag: Windows Server 2016

Physical Disks are Missing in Disk Management

In this post, I’ll explain how I fixed a situation where most of my Storage Spaces JBOD disks were missing in Disk Management and Get-PhysicalDisk showed their OperationalStatus as being stuck on “Starting”. I’ve had some interesting hardware/software issues with an old lab at work. All of the hardware is quite old now, but I’ve…

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Video–Azure File Sync

I’ve produced and shared a short video (12:33 minutes) to explain what Azure File Sync is, what it will do for you, and there’s a quick demo at the end. If you want to: Synchronise file shares between offices Fix problems with full file servers by using tiered storage in the cloud Use online backup…

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Windows Server Fall Release (1709) Technical Foundation

Speaker: Jeff Woolsey, Principal Program Manager WS2016 Recap Design points Layered security for emerging threats:  Jeff has been affected by 4 of the big, well publicised hacks. CEOs are being fired because of this stuff now. Build the software-defined data centre Create a cloud-optimized application platform Security in WS2016 Long laundry list of features: Defender,…

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Windows Server – What’s New & What’s Next

Speakers: Erin Chapple, General Manger Windows Server Chris Van Wesep, Director Product Marketing Erin Chapple starts things. Today they’ll talk about what’s new in Windows Server, what’s the future, and the hybrid/migration opportunities. WS2016 Looking Back Most cloud-ready OS: Built-in security: Protection of identity (Credential Guard), secure the virtualization platform (shielded VMs, vTPM), and built-in…

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Vison And Upcoming Innovations for Microsoft Remote Desktop Services

Speakers: Scott Manchester, Principal Group Program Manager Joydeep Mukherjee, Senior Product Marketing Manager David Belanger, Senior Program Manager Guest speaker: Sridhar Mullapudi, VP of Product Management, Citrix Joydeep starts off. At the last Ignite, Microsoft committed to making RDS the virtual workspace platform of choice. In WS2016, they added performance, scale, and optimization for the…

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