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Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 News
October 28, 2013
Microsoft strikes back at its Surface tablet critics with Windows Server 2012 R2 features like Workplace Join and Work Folders.
August 09, 2013
Microsoft made changes to its license pricing, upping the cost of Windows Server 2012 R2 by as much as 28%. It also discussed a new licensing option.
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Admins can use Microsoft's native tool to manage OS updates across an enterprise network with the help of PowerShell. Continue Reading
Whether it was Windows Server 2012 or getting to know Windows Server 2012 R2, admins used these tips to learn about the OSes. Continue Reading
The RDMA feature can use high-throughput, low-latency data exchanges to improve Live Migration's performance in Windows Server 2012 R2. Continue Reading
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The features in the latest iteration of Windows Server can improve an enterprise's capabilities and bring it closer to the cloud. Continue Reading
Follow these steps to have the easiest Work Folders setup possible and to make the feature an essential part of your enterprise. Continue Reading
The latest iterations of Windows Server and Hyper-V have capabilities and features especially for building private clouds. Continue Reading
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Making the necessary preparations before beginning an upgrade can help avoid problems during the process. Here's what to do before moving to Windows Server 2012 R2. Continue Reading
Windows Server 2012 R2 has a few hardware and software limitations, including issues with 4K native drives and the inability to upgrade from one language to another. Continue Reading
Windows Server 2012 R2 has minimal installation requirements, but "resource creep" can leave fewer resources for workloads on virtualized servers. Continue Reading
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The Windows Server 2012 R2 release continues to push the trend of faster and less disruptive VM migrations in the data center. Continue Reading
Before upgrading to Windows Server 2012 R2, read up on hardware requirements to ensure there are enough resources to preserve performance. Continue Reading
With the new storage tiering feature, Storage Spaces in Windows Server 2012 R2 works best with solid-state-drive devices. Continue Reading