Edge Show 91 – Windows Azure Pack with Windows Server & System Center 2012 R2

New book: Microsoft System Center: Building a Virtualized Network Solution

Source: http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/ebooks#?fbid=utVQYnwN-hY

This book is geared to private and hybrid cloud architects preparing to design and build a virtualized network solution based on Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 SP1, or later. Written by experts on the Microsoft System Center team and with Microsoft MVP Mitch Tulloch as series editor, this title focuses on architecture and design.

 

Free preparation Materials for MCSA Windows Server 2012 R2

As you know Microsoft updated it’s Exams for MCSA: Windows Server 2012 in january 2014 to Windows Server 2012 R2.

So I decided to update my prepartion collection too. 🙂

Microsoft Virtual Academy Courses
Windows Server 2012 R2 Virtualization
Windows Server 2012 R2: Web and Application Platform
Windows Server 2012 R2 Access and Information Protection
Windows Server 2012 R2: Server Management and Automation
Windows Server 2012 R2: Server Networking
Windows Server 2012 R2 Storage Jump Start: New Choices

 

Free eBook
Introducing Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2012 R2 Pocket Consultant: Storage, Security, & Networking

 

Study Guides via Keith Mayer
Exam70-410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
Exam70-411 Administering Windows Server 2012
Exam70-412 Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

 

Technet Radio Building Your Hybrid Cloud – Windows Server 2012 R2
Part 1: Windows Server 2012 R2 Storage Foundation
Part 2: Hyper-V Enhancements in Windows Server 2012 R2
Part 3: Networking Enhancements in Windows Server 2012 R2
Part 4: Managing Cloud Foundations with Windows Server 2012 R2

 

TechEd America Exam Prep Sessions
Exam Prep: 70-410 and 70-417 – MCSA: Windows Server 2012
Exam Prep: 70-411 and 70-417 – MCSA: Windows Server 2012
Exam Prep: 70-412 and 70-417 – MCSA: Windows Server 2012

Update in progress…

Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) – Best Posts of the Week around Windows Server, Exchange, SystemCenter and more – #68

“The Elway Gazette”

Hi Community, here is my compilation of the most interesting technical blog posts written by members of the Microsoft MVP Community. The number of MVPs is growing well, I hope you enjoy their posts. @all MVPs If you’d like me to add your blog posts to my weekly compilation, please send me an email (flo@cloud.klafox.rocks) or reach out to me via Twitter (@FloKlaffenbach). Thanks!

 

Featured Posts of the Week!

Migrating A Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V Cluster To Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Cluster In Another Active Directory Domain – PART 1 by Didier van Hoye

Resources for Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2012 R2 #WS2012R2 #hyperv by James van den Berg

Dell & Microsoft Announce Support For WS2012 R2 Storage Spaces by Aidan Finn

CONFIGURE CSV CACHE IN WINDOWS SERVER 2012 R2 by Thomas Maurer

Azure 

Why is my SMA Runbook not executed? by Hans Vredevoort

Virtual Machine Availability in Windows Azure by Lai Yoong Seng

Exchange

 

Events

 

Hyper-V

Hyper-V Cluster for the Lab – Part 1 by Romeo Mlinar

Hyper-V Cluster for the Lab – Part 2 by Romeo Mlinar

Migrating A Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V Cluster To Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Cluster In Another Active Directory Domain – PART 1 by Didier van Hoye

Migrating A Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V Cluster To Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Cluster In Another Active Directory Domain – PART 2 by Didier van Hoye

KB2928127 – Supported File Paths For Hyper-V Virtual Machine Storage by Aidan Finn

Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Automatic Virtual Machine Activation by Aidan Finn

Virtual Networking Problems With Emulex NICs And Windows Server 2012 R2 by Aidan Finn

KB2929766 – Configuring Paging File In Hyper-V VM’s SCSI Drive Fails by Aidan Finn

Separate VM in Hyper-V virtual machines using anti-affinity #winserv #hyperv #DRS by Robert Smit

#PSTip VM Port mirroring in Hyper-V by 

Gelöst: Kompatibilitätsprobleme bei Cross Version Live Migration in German by Benedict Berger

Lync Server

Office 

 

Office 365

Microsoft enables Multi-Factor Authentication for Office 365 Users by John Policelli

Comparing Multi-Factor Authentication in Office 365 and Azure by John Policelli

PowerShell

Using Community Desired State Configuration Resources by Damian Flynn

Using the PowerShell CIM Explorer by Jeffery Hicks

CONVERT TEXT TO OBJECT WITH POWERSHELL AND REGULAR EXPRESSIONS by Jeffery Hicks

Get remote Best Practice Analyzer results through PowerShell by Jeff Wouters

What is Project Possessod? by Jeff Wouters

GET POWERSHELL PARAMETER ALIASES by  Jeffery Hicks

FRIDAY FUN: THE MEASURE OF A FILE by  Jeffery Hicks

ANOTHER POWERSHELL VALENTINE by  Jeffery Hicks

Sharepoint 

 

System Center Core

UPDATE ROLLUP 1 FOR SYSTEM CENTER 2012 R2 SPF by Stanislav Zhelyazkov

Great WhitePaper #SQL and System Center from MVP Paul Keely #sysctr #MVPBUZZ by James van den Berg

System Center App Controller

System Center Avisor

 

System Center Configuration Manager

How to cancel Distribution of Content to ConfigMgr DP by David O’Brien

How to find the ConfigMgr SMS Provider Location by David O’Brien

System Center Dataprotection Manager

 

System Center Operations Manager

QUICK LOOK AT SYSTEM CENTER SERVICE MANAGEMENT AUTOMATION MANAGEMENT PACK by Stanislav Zhelyazkov

QUICK LOOK AT WINDOWS AZURE PACK MANAGEMENT PACK by Stanislav Zhelyazkov

System Center Orchestrator

 

System Center Service Manager

 

System Center Virtual Machine Manager

What is a Management Stamp? by Kristian Nese

System Center 2012 R2 VMM Library – ODX Support in German by Daniel Neumann

SQL Server

SQL 2012 AND SYSTEM CENTER 2012 R2 GUIDE by Stanislav Zhelyazkov

Der Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0-Provider fehlt in German by Toni Pohl

Windows Intune

 

Windows Client

 

Windows Server

Windows Server Failover Cluster Validation by Aidan Finn

Resources for Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2012 R2 #WS2012R2 #hyperv by James van den Berg

Dell & Microsoft Announce Support For WS2012 R2 Storage Spaces by Aidan Finn

Wenn (und warum) nslookup unerwartete Ergebnisse zeigt in German by Nils Kaczenski

HOTFIX : Windows Server 2012 R2 NVGRE Gateway #SCVMM #NVGRE by James van den Berg

KB2919393 – Update Rollup For WS2012 by Aidan Finn

KB2919394 – Update Rollup For WS2012 R2 by Aidan Finn

KB2908243 – WS2012 Computer With NIC Teaming Loses Network Connectivity by Aidan Finn

KB2913766 – Improving JBOD Management For WS2012 R2 Storage Spaces by Aidan Finn

KB2920193 – Virtual Hard Disk Can’t Be Created On WS2012 SMB Share Without Resiliency by Aidan Finn

CONFIGURE CSV CACHE IN WINDOWS SERVER 2012 R2 by Thomas Maurer

How to Participate in the Desired State Configuration (DSC) Community by Damian Flynn

Changing Quorum disk in Windows server 2012R2 No downtime #winserv #iscsi by Robert Smit

AD-Testuser mit Details und lustigen Namen (reloaded) in German by Nils Kaczenski

Windows Server 2012 Scheduled Cluster Tasks by Aidan Finn

 

Tools

 

MVPs I follow

James van den Berg - MVP for System Center Cloud and DataCenter Management
Kristian Nese - MVP for System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management
Damian Flynn - MVP for System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management
Daniel Neumann - MVP for System Center Cloud and DataCenter Management
Marcelo Sinic - MVP for System Center Cloud and DataCenter Management
Stanislav Zhelyazkov - MVP for System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management
Ravikanth Chaganti - MVP for PowerShell
Jan Egil Ring - MVP for PowerShell
Jeffery Hicks - MVP for PowerShell
Keith Hill - MVP for PowerShell
David Moravec - MVP for PowerShell
Aleksandar Nikolic - MVP for PowerShell
 - MVP for PowerShell
Adam Driscoll - MVP for PowerShell
Jeff Wouters - MVP for PowerShell and the man who had his own Newsletter Category before 😉
Marcelo Vighi - MVP for Exchange
Johan Veldhuis - MVP for Exchange
Jaap Wesselius - MVP for Exchange
Lai Yoong Seng - MVP for Hyper-V
Rob McShinsky - MVP for Hyper-V
Hans Vredevoort - MVP for Hyper-V
Leandro Carvalho - MVP for Hyper-V
Didier van Hoye - MVP for Hyper-V
Romeo Mlinar - MVP for Hyper-V
Aidan Finn - MVP for Hyper-V
Carsten Rachfahl - MVP for Hyper-V
Thomas Maurer - MVP for Hyper-V
Alessandro Cardoso - MVP for Hyper-V
Steve Jain - MVP for Hyper-V
Benedict Berger - MVP for Hyper-V
Nils Kaczenski - MVP for Hyper-V
Alessandro Pilotti - MVP for Hyper-V
Susantha Silva - MVP for Hyper-V
Niklas Akerlund - MVP for Hyper-V
Robert Smit - MVP for Cluster
Ramazan Can  - MVP for Cluster
Michael Bender - MVP Windows Expert-IT Pro
Ulf B. Simon-Weidner - MVP for Windows Server - Directory Services
Meinolf Weber - MVP for Windows Server - Directory Services
John Policelli - MVP for Windows Server - Directory Services
Kerstin Rachfahl - MVP for Office 365
Martina Grom - MVP for Office 365
Nick Whittome - MVP Small and Medium Business
Matthias Wolf - MVP Group Policy
Robert Mühsig - MVP ASP.NET/IIS
Thorsten Hans - MVP Sharepoint
Andrew Connell - MVP Sharepoint
Toni Pohl - Client Development
Hasitha Willarachchi - Enterprise Client Management
David O'Brien - Enterprise Client Management
Chris Nackers - Enterprise Client Management
Marc van Eijk - Windows Azure

Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) – Best Posts of the Week around Windows Server, Exchange, SystemCenter and more – #67

“The Elway Gazette”

Hi Community, here is my compilation of the most interesting technical blog posts written by members of the Microsoft MVP Community. The number of MVPs is growing well, I hope you enjoy their posts. @all MVPs If you’d like me to add your blog posts to my weekly compilation, please send me an email (flo@cloud.klafox.rocks) or reach out to me via Twitter (@FloKlaffenbach). Thanks!

 

Featured Posts of the Week!

Common Cluster Mistakes – You can only use this disk Once #winserv by Robert Smit

Live Migration over SMB Direct leaves more CPU cycles for Virtual RSS (vRSS) in Windows Server 2012 R2 by Didier van Hoye

Top Performance Tuning Tips for Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V by Aidan Finn

Microsoft Virtualisierungs Podcast Folge 35: ODX, RDMA und CSV in German by Carsten Rachfahl

Azure 

Configuring Remote Console for Windows Azure Pack by Kristian Nese

Deploying the #WindowsAzure Rights Management Connector #Cloud by James van den Berg

Exchange

Exchange ActiveSync Guided Walkthrough Released by John Policelli

Events

 

Hyper-V

 

Hyper-V and Jumbo Frames in 3 steps by Alessandro Cardoso

Top Performance Tuning Tips for Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V by Aidan Finn

Live Migration over SMB Direct leaves more CPU cycles for Virtual RSS (vRSS) in Windows Server 2012 R2 by Didier van Hoye

Can I Run VM Created on Intel Processor on AMD Server? by Lai Yoong Seng

Microsoft Virtualisierungs Podcast Folge 35: ODX, RDMA und CSV in German by Carsten Rachfahl

Wait! Are you going to migrate your old legacy VM´s? by Niklas Akerlund

Lync Server

 by Jaap Wesselius

Office 

THIS IS WHY ONENOTE IS AWESOME by Thomas Maurer

Office 365

New Office 365 Partner Admin Center by John Policelli

Hidden Features of Office 365: easy self-creation of detailed Exchange Online reports  by Martina Grom

Neues Design der Web Apps in Office 365 in German by Kerstin Rachfahl

PowerShell

 

#PSTip Test if a download can be suspended and resumed by Ravikanth Chaganti

 

Sharepoint 

Pluralsight’s SharePoint 2013 Workflow – Web Services by Andrew Connell

System Center Core

 

System Center App Controller

System Center Avisor

 

System Center Configuration Manager

 

System Center Dataprotection Manager

 

System Center Operations Manager

 

System Center Orchestrator

 

System Center Service Manager

 

System Center Virtual Machine Manager

UPDATE on Microsoft NVGRE Gateway in #SCVMM 2012 R2 : Adding a New Private #Cloud and Tenant by James van den Berg

SQL Server

 

Windows Intune

 

Windows Client

#PSTip Setting keyboard layout in Windows 8 and Server 2012 by Ravikanth Chaganti

Windows Server

Common Cluster Mistakes – You can only use this disk Once #winserv by Robert Smit

What Can I Configure Using Desired State Configuration? by Damian Flynn

How Do I Create a Desired State Configuration? by Damian Flynn

Naming Standards in a Window Server Cluster by Aidan Finn

How to Publish a Desired State Configuration by Damian Flynn

Windows Server 2012 R2 Products and Editions Overview #Winserv #WS2012R2 #Hyperv by James van den Berg

Desired State Configuration (DSC) Resource Kit Wave-2 by Ravikanth Chaganti

Tools

AD-Dokumentation: José 3.5 ist da in German by Nils Kaczenski

MVPs I follow

James van den Berg - MVP for System Center Cloud and DataCenter Management
Kristian Nese - MVP for System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management
Damian Flynn - MVP for System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management
Daniel Neumann - MVP for System Center Cloud and DataCenter Management
Marcelo Sinic - MVP for System Center Cloud and DataCenter Management
Stanislav Zhelyazkov - MVP for System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management
Ravikanth Chaganti - MVP for PowerShell
Jan Egil Ring - MVP for PowerShell
Jeffery Hicks - MVP for PowerShell
Keith Hill - MVP for PowerShell
David Moravec - MVP for PowerShell
Aleksandar Nikolic - MVP for PowerShell
 - MVP for PowerShell
Adam Driscoll - MVP for PowerShell
Jeff Wouters - MVP for PowerShell and the man who had his own Newsletter Category before 😉
Marcelo Vighi - MVP for Exchange
Johan Veldhuis - MVP for Exchange
Jaap Wesselius - MVP for Exchange
Lai Yoong Seng - MVP for Hyper-V
Rob McShinsky - MVP for Hyper-V
Hans Vredevoort - MVP for Hyper-V
Leandro Carvalho - MVP for Hyper-V
Didier van Hoye - MVP for Hyper-V
Romeo Mlinar - MVP for Hyper-V
Aidan Finn - MVP for Hyper-V
Carsten Rachfahl - MVP for Hyper-V
Thomas Maurer - MVP for Hyper-V
Alessandro Cardoso - MVP for Hyper-V
Steve Jain - MVP for Hyper-V
Benedict Berger - MVP for Hyper-V
Nils Kaczenski - MVP for Hyper-V
Alessandro Pilotti - MVP for Hyper-V
Susantha Silva - MVP for Hyper-V
Niklas Akerlund - MVP for Hyper-V
Robert Smit - MVP for Cluster
Ramazan Can  - MVP for Cluster
Michael Bender - MVP Windows Expert-IT Pro
Ulf B. Simon-Weidner - MVP for Windows Server - Directory Services
Meinolf Weber - MVP for Windows Server - Directory Services
John Policelli - MVP for Windows Server - Directory Services
Kerstin Rachfahl - MVP for Office 365
Martina Grom - MVP for Office 365
Nick Whittome - MVP Small and Medium Business
Matthias Wolf - MVP Group Policy
Robert Mühsig - MVP ASP.NET/IIS
Thorsten Hans - MVP Sharepoint
Andrew Connell - MVP Sharepoint
Toni Pohl - Client Development
Hasitha Willarachchi - Enterprise Client Management
David O'Brien - Enterprise Client Management
Chris Nackers - Enterprise Client Management
Marc van Eijk - Windows Azure