Working Hard In IT https://blog.workinghardinit.work My view on IT from the trenches Thu, 19 May 2016 12:00:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Attending the MVP Global Summit 2016 https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2016/05/19/mvp-global-summit-2016-dates-announced/ https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2016/05/19/mvp-global-summit-2016-dates-announced/#respond Thu, 19 May 2016 12:00:00 +0000 https://blog.workinghardinit.work/?p=9681 The Microsoft MVP Global Summit 2016 has been announced last week. For any MVP this is a  happy communication to get and we start planning time away from work and look into flights. The MVP Global Summit 2016 happens in Bellevue … Continue reading

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SOFS / SMB 3 Offers Best VM Resiliency Experience https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2016/05/17/sofs-smb-3-offers-best-vm-resiliency-experience/ https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2016/05/17/sofs-smb-3-offers-best-vm-resiliency-experience/#respond Tue, 17 May 2016 06:52:02 +0000 https://blog.workinghardinit.work/?p=9684 I have blogged about Virtual Machine Resiliency in Windows 2016 Failover Clustering before in Testing Virtual Machine Compute Resiliency in Windows Server 2016  Those test and demos were done with block lever storage, CSV on Fibre Channel, iSCSI or shared … Continue reading

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Cloud and Datacenter Conference Germany https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2016/05/14/cloud-and-datacenter-conference-germany/ https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2016/05/14/cloud-and-datacenter-conference-germany/#respond Sat, 14 May 2016 08:32:17 +0000 https://blog.workinghardinit.work/?p=9699 On Thursday May 12th 2016 the inaugural edition of the Cloud and Datacenter Conference Germany was held in Dusseldorf. The new conference is the result of a long time wish and dream of the driving force behind the organization of … Continue reading

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New SMB Instances in Windows Server 2016 https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2016/05/09/new-smb-instances-in-windows-server-2016/ https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2016/05/09/new-smb-instances-in-windows-server-2016/#respond Mon, 09 May 2016 09:06:47 +0000 https://blog.workinghardinit.work/?p=9670 Introduction I’m pretty sure you all know / remember that in Windows Server 2012 R2 one of the improvements we got for SMB 3 was the default and the CSV instance. You can take a peak here at my slide … Continue reading

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Simplified SMB Multichannel and Multi-NIC Cluster Networks https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2016/05/04/simplified-smb-multichannel-and-multi-nic-cluster-networks/ https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2016/05/04/simplified-smb-multichannel-and-multi-nic-cluster-networks/#comments Wed, 04 May 2016 07:10:00 +0000 https://blog.workinghardinit.work/?p=9646 Simplified SMB Multichannel and Multi-NIC Cluster Networks One of the seemingly small feature enhancements in Windows Server 2016 Failover clustering is simplified SMB multichannel and multi-NIC cluster networks. In Windows 2016 failover clustering now recognizes and uses multiple NICs on … Continue reading

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Get-VMHostSupportedVersion https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2016/05/02/get-vmhostsupportedversion/ https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2016/05/02/get-vmhostsupportedversion/#respond Mon, 02 May 2016 07:45:00 +0000 https://blog.workinghardinit.work/?p=9644 I wrote about this little Gem of a PowerShell Commandlet  Get-VMHostSupportedVersion before in here (there a bit more info on the impact of a VM configuration version in that blog). Now at TPv5 I took a new peak and what … Continue reading

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NUMA Spanning and Virtual NUMA in Hyper-V https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2016/04/28/numa-spanning-and-virtual-numa-in-hyper-v/ https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2016/04/28/numa-spanning-and-virtual-numa-in-hyper-v/#comments Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:21:33 +0000 https://blog.workinghardinit.work/?p=9638 When it comes to NUMA Spanning and Virtual NUMA in Hyper-V or anything NUMA related actually in Hyper-V virtualization this is one  subject that too many people don’t know enough about. If they know it they often could be helped … Continue reading

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Azure SQL Database now supports powerful geo-replication features for all service tiers https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2016/04/27/azure-sql-database-now-supports-powerful-geo-replication-features-for-all-service-tiers/ https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2016/04/27/azure-sql-database-now-supports-powerful-geo-replication-features-for-all-service-tiers/#respond Wed, 27 Apr 2016 07:09:00 +0000 https://blog.workinghardinit.work/?p=9632 Business continuity has just gotten a new and improved way of providing consistent access to Azure SQL Server databases. Azure SQL Database now supports powerful geo-replication features for all service tiers. Read that again: for ALL service tiers! Now, anyone … Continue reading

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