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Believe it or not, I used to work a lot with Microsoft SQL Server. While I did not call myself a database administrator (DBA), I did know my way around a database or two. Since I’ve been at Veeam, I have always enjoyed telling the Veeam story around using SQL Server as a critical application […]
Today we are pleased to announce two new Virtual Machine (VM) sizes, E64i_v3 and E64is_v3, which are isolated to hardware and dedicated to a single customer. These VMs are best suited for workloads that require a high degree of isolation from other customers for compliance and regulatory requirements. You can also choose to further subdivide […]
VMware Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure enables customers to connect their own instance of Microsoft Azure Horizon Cloud control plane, to deliver virtualized Windows applications and session desktops to end users. This video demonstrates how Horizon Cloud Nodes are easily upgraded from one version to the next. To learn more about how upgrades are with […]
Last month, I joined Microsoft Cloud Solution Architect Jeff Mitchell to present the lessons learned deploying Citrix technologies on Microsoft Azure. In case you missed it, the webinar recording is available on our Technology in Practice homepage. The event included a live Q&A portion at the conclusion of the webinar, but Jeff and I ended […]
This post is authored by Carmen Crincoli, Senior Program Manager, Windows Server, and is the second of a 2-part series aimed at explaining the value provided by the Windows Server-Software Defined (WSSD) program. In the previous blog post I discussed the high-level ideas behind our solution validation program, and the technical merits it accrues for […]
In the first part article we discussed the first steps for creating and maintaining Citrix Machine Creation Services (MCS). We talked quickly about creating the master image, followed by the available MCS deployment type with their characteristics. In this article we will discuss what happens under the hood when creating a MCS machine catalog per deployment […]
Veeam Management Pack (MP) for System Center has always been a great way for enterprises to clearly connect mission-critical applications to the vital systems they run on down to the virtualization and hardware levels. This app-to-metal visibility is truly a requirement in enterprises today, and for organizations who have implemented Microsoft System Center, you have […]
For organizations running production applications, it is essential to provide 99.999% uptime for their mission critical applications and deploy their applications in a highly available configuration so that services are accessible at all times. This translates to accounting for all services within the application stack including storage, networking, and each service required to keep the […]
“Companies are moving their existing on-premises applications to the cloud as fast as they can to become more agile and dramatically lower their costs. Many of these applications are built on top of Windows Server and include corporate apps for messaging, collaboration, and databases as well as a wide range of custom-developed and ISV apps. […]
OneDrive makes storing, sharing, and saving files across devices easy and quick. Watch this tutorial to see how to get started with OneDrive. Audio Description available here: https://youtu.be/qMKIzaIOWo8 This video is from the fine folks at Microsoft.
How to use Liquidware Profile Portability as ProfileBridge to switch between different Windows 10 VDIs builds without the need to create new user profiles
Windows 10 was first released almost three years ago and since that time Microsoft has said that it will be the last Windows OS in name with future updates/releases coming in anongoing manner. Which we’ve now seen in the updates, presented as “new” version of Windows 10, sometimes with minor changes, other timeswith major changes […]
Companies making IoT devices have demanding expectations of their hardware and software. Microsoft is dedicated to delivering high quality, reliable IoT solutions for the devices which operate in harsh environments and are expected to last for many years. For decades, Microsoft has been serving customers in the embedded and IoT markets and we continue to […]
The power slider lets you prioritize battery life if you’re low on power, or performance when you need speed. Click the battery icon or ask Cortana to get started. Audio Description available here: https://youtu.be/U3dYoK41HMI This video is from the fine folks at Microsoft.