The Windows Server Notebook:

May, 2012


May 31, 2012  6:29 PM

Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate now available for download

Posted by: Ben Rubenstein
Windows, Windows 8, Windows Server, windows server 2012, windows server 2012 release candidate

IT pros eager to get their hands on the latest build of Windows Server 2012 won't have to wait until June. Today, Microsoft made the Release Candidate of its new server operating system

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May 30, 2012  2:28 PM

Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 SP1 update fixes memory leak, other issue

Posted by: Jeremy Stanley
System Center 2008, Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 Service Pack 1

Three weeks after it released its first System Center 2012 Rollup update, Microsoft patched issues with Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 Service Pack 1.

May 22, 2012  3:26 PM

Microsoft continues campaign of openness, adds FreeBSD support to Hyper-V

Posted by: Jeremy Stanley
freebsd, open source, Windows Server Hyper-V

Microsoft and the word "open" have a long history of being mutually exclusive, but that's no longer the case.

Earlier this month, the company said it would support open-source operating system FreeBSD in its Windows Server Hyper-V products. According...

May 17, 2012  2:37 PM

Microsoft releases updated MAP toolkit beta, security tool

Posted by: Jeremy Stanley
EMET 3.0, Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit, MAP toolkit 7.0, Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit

When it comes to migration planning, Microsoft moves fast. Just six months after the release the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 6.5, the company...

May 9, 2012  2:31 PM

System Center 2012 gets first Rollup update

Posted by: Jeremy Stanley
System Center 2012, System Center App Controller 2012, System Center Operations Manager 2012, System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012

Microsoft issued its first rollup update for System Center 2012, fixing bugs and performance issues. Products affected include: System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012, System...

May 3, 2012  9:04 PM

May 2012 Patch Tuesday includes 7 bulletins, 2 critical

Posted by: Jeremy Stanley
May 2012, Patch Tuesday, Windows Server, Windows Server 2003

IT pros can now get a glimpse of the future, as Microsoft teased its monthly patches in its Security Bulletin Advance Notification on Thursday.

There are three critical fixes...


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