Windows Data Storage Administration Tools

  • May 02, 2011 02 May'11

    Microsoft hopes storage spec gets a boost under SCVMM 2012

    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 15 Feb'10

    Data Protection Manager 2010 RC available

    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 17 Aug'09

    Windows Server 2008 R2 evaluation bits ready

    The evaluation code for Windows Server 2008 R2 RTM is now available to volume license holders.

  • June 28, 2007 28 Jun'07

    A guide to troubleshooting computer memory problems

    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.

  • June 20, 2007 20 Jun'07

    FAQ: Troubleshooting Windows hardware

    Have a question about troubleshooting Windows hardware? You may find the answer in this FAQ about Windows hardware troubleshooting.

  • September 14, 2006 14 Sep'06

    Fast Guide: Remote Storage Services

    Remote Storage Services lets Windows Server 2003 automatically move files that haven't been used recently to tape, and it keeps those files readily available to users. Here are some issues you may encounter with Remote Storage Services along, with ...

  • July 06, 2006 06 Jul'06

    Top 5 cool Longhorn/Vista features

    Expert Gary Olsen gives an overview of some of the exciting new features for Windows Longhorn and Vista that were presented at Microsoft's TechEd 2006.

  • February 08, 2006 08 Feb'06

    Ethernet storage enters the Windows market

    A young company is betting that its low-cost alternative to iSCSI and Fibre Channel will play a key role in the future of networked storage.

  • February 03, 2006 03 Feb'06

    Top IT Checklists

    We've gathered our most popular IT Checklists for your convenience. These checklists offer a quick resource for on-the-go Windows professionals who need timely, hands-on information.

  • December 08, 2005 08 Dec'05

    Microsoft fleshes out Storage Server upgrades

    Microsoft announced enhancements to its DFS, took some time out to trash NFS and hinted at what's to come in the next major server release.

  • October 04, 2005 04 Oct'05

    Storage Clips: CommVault improves on DPM

    As predicted by industry analysts, other companies are moving quickly to fill in the "holes" around Microsoft's new product.

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    Ask Microsoft: How can I increase the capacity of my system volume?

    A Microsoft engineer offers advice on how to expand the system volume on a server running Windows Server 2003 by using the Diskpart utilty.

  • September 07, 2005 07 Sep'05

    Ask Microsoft: Help with SNMP settings and the registry

    Microsoft Technologist Brian Davies offers advice on managing SNMP settings and registry-based policy settings.

  • September 06, 2005 06 Sep'05

    Compliance becomes best practice -- everywhere

    Compliance policies are now driving data retention decisions even in unregulated businesses, analysts say.

  • July 29, 2005 29 Jul'05

    Network resources and user/computer identity

    Scripting without objects is very limiting. This month's scripting column introduces you to a sampling of the Windows Scripting Host objects, how they help you perform administrative tasks and work with your environment.