The Windows Server Notebook:

Windows Server 2008


October 4, 2012  7:19 PM

October brings one critical, six important fixes for Patch Tuesday

Posted by: Toni Boger
Microsoft Office, Patch Tuesday, SharePoint, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

Halloween entails kids trick-or-treating for candy, but administrators will get some treats from Microsoft in this month's Patch Tuesday to avoid potentially harmful tricks. According to an advance security...

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September 24, 2012  7:22 PM

Windows Server 2008 gets extended mainstream support deadline

Posted by: Jeremy Stanley
Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, windows server 2012

We’ve heard it from plenty of IT pros in the last year: they like what they see in Windows Server 2012, but they’re just not ready to jump ship. If they needed another reason to stay within the confines of Windows Server 2008, today they got one more. Microsoft extended the support end-date...

March 9, 2012  4:07 PM

Microsoft to issue six fixes on a light Patch Tuesday

Posted by: Ben Rubenstein
Microsoft, Patch Tuesday, Security, Windows, Windows 7, Windows Server, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

It's said that March comes in like a lion, but this month's patch bulletin from Microsoft looks more lamb-like. Among the six fixes to be released on...

June 18, 2010  7:53 PM

New Microsoft hotfix solves Hyper-V host startup issues – or does it?

Posted by: Bcournoyer
Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

Just a quick post today. Microsoft released a new hotfix this month in response to some startup hang issues involving servers hosting virtual machines. Basically, some users running Windows Server 2008 R1 or R2 with Hyper-V have...

September 24, 2009  1:41 PM

The Windows Report — Analyzing the IT job market

Posted by: Bcournoyer
Microsoft Certification, The Windows Report, Windows Server 2008

We take a look at the current state of the IT job market in this month's edition of The Windows Report. Independent consultant and author Kevin Beaver calls in to offer tips for finding a new job (or keeping your current one), and sheds light on what he sees as today's most in demand...

June 16, 2009  2:38 PM

Has the time come to update your Microsoft certification?

Posted by: Bcournoyer
Microsoft Certification, Windows Server 2008

By now, most in the IT field are aware of the value of Microsoft certification, as being certified can go a long way in proving to employers that you have the right skills for the job. Not all certifications are created equal, however, and as more companies make the move to Windows Server 2008 or...

May 7, 2009  7:02 PM

Microsoft introduces Windows Storage Server 2008

Posted by: Bcournoyer
Storage, Windows Server 2008

Microsoft’s latest version of Windows Storage Server has now hit RTM, with a bunch of new features for Windows 2008. In a recent blog post, Microsoft senior technical product...


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