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Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V large-scale VM performance for in-memory transaction processing 

This post was authored by Liang Yang, Principal Performance Engineer on the Hyper-V team and Jos de Bruijn, Senior Program Manager on the SQL Server team. With Windows Server 2016, Microsoft has significantly bumped up the Hyper-V Virtual Machine (VM) scale limit to embrace new scenarios such as running e-commerce large in-memory databases for Online...Read more

Windows Server scalability and more! 

This post was authored by Jeff Woolsey, Principal Program Manager, Windows Server. We are about a month away from Microsoft Ignite 2016 in Atlanta and we are eager to see you and provide a first-class tour of Windows Server, System Center, OMS, Azure, along with so much more. For those of you who have been...Read more

A Closer Look at Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers with Mark Russinovich 

On the season premiere of Microsoft Mechanics, we demo the new container technology within Windows Server 2016, including a hands-on look at Hyper-V Containers with Azure CTO, Mark Russinovich. This embed requires accepting cookies from the embed’s site to view the embed. Activate the link to accept cookies and view the embedded content. This site...Read more

SearchStorage.com Products of the Year: Windows Server 2012 takes the Gold! 

Windows Server 2012 was recognized as the top Storage System Software product in TechTarget’s SearchStorage.com and Storage Magazine Products of the Year competition. Specific features that caught the judge’s attention included: Server Message Block 3.0 for high-throughput, low-latency data transfers between servers and storage. Storage Spaces, which enables customers to build scalable, high-performance storage solutions...Read more