In step with Windows 8.1 general availability, Microsoft announced on Friday the general availability of Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2 and a new release of Windows Intune, delivering “wave 2” of Microsoft’s Cloud operating system.
Last week, Corporate Vice President of Windows Server and System Center Program Management Brad Anderson became the first Microsoft executive to deliver a keynote at Oracle OpenWorld. In his keynote, Anderson showcased how Microsoft and Oracle are working together to give customers flexibility and choice.
Many IT professionals have asked how they can deploy and manage Oracle workloads on Hyper-V. See the new 15-minute video, which answers that with an overview of the Oracle Self-Service Kit, including a demonstration of deploying a new database on a new dedicated server.
A frustrating reality for IT leaders is that their teams continue to struggle with the complications of data growth even though they spend more money on storage every year. It’s not surprising that IT leaders are looking for new storage architectures to help them solve their scalability problems and reduce their costs. This blog post introduces the Microsoft hybrid cloud storage solution.
There are quite a few products that make up the Microsoft Cloud OS vision. Windows Server 2012 R2 is in preview right now and ready for evaluation – here is a consolidated list of some of the new innovations you’ll find.