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May 02, 2011
Microsoft believes its SMI-S specification can address the needs of Windows shops with multi-vendor storage needs, but it will need support from storage vendors to make it happen.
February 15, 2010
The latest version of Microsoft's backup and restore product brings with it added support for Hyper-V R2 and disaster recovery capabilities.
August 17, 2009
The evaluation code for Windows Server 2008 R2 RTM is now available to volume license holders.
June 28, 2007
Computer memory problems do not have to be difficult to diagnose and remedy. This guide explains how you can troubleshoot your way back in business.
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CHKDSK (pronounced check disk) is a command that displays a status report for a volume, such as a disk, and can correct any errors found in that volume. Continue Reading
Diskpart is a command-line utility used to manipulate disk partitions in all versions of Windows and Windows Server beginning with Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. Continue Reading
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Offloaded data transfers include a number of hardware and software requirements, but they can support virtualization. Continue Reading
It's no magic bullet, but Windows Server 2012 deduplication can help alleviate rising data storage demands. Continue Reading
Specops Inventory from Special Operations Software USA Inc. is a Group Policy-based inventory solution that reports all information from Active Directory and user infrastructure and provides data for virtually all Windows-based IT asset tracking. Continue Reading
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When you enable ODX file transfers, consider the necessary support to make them happen as well as taking baselines. Continue Reading
Data availability has been an issue for admins running chkdsk, but that's no longer the case in Windows Server 2012. Here's a look at what's changed. Continue Reading
Storage improvements in Hyper-V R2, including the elimination of clustering limitations and the addition of dynamic storage, may increase the hypervisor's popularity. Continue Reading
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Thought single-instance storage was as good as it gets? Server 8's native deduplication will increase efficiency, especially for virtual servers. Continue Reading
Microsoft is pushing Windows Storage Server as a NAS appliance, but a deeper look reveals it can also help with managing shared storage in virtual environments. Continue Reading
The updated BulkFileChanger tool gives Windows admins the power to modify files en masse. As for renaming files? Stay tuned. Continue Reading