Windows Server - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/21843 en Botched Windows USB driver patch KB 2862330 triggers BSOD 0x000000D1 or 0x000000CA http://www.infoworld.com/t/microsoft-windows/botched-windows-usb-driver-patch-kb-2862330-triggers-bsod-0x000000d1-or-0x000000ca-230201?source=rss_windows_server <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/windows_broken_hp.jpg" alt="Botched Windows USB driver patch KB 2862330 triggers BSOD 0x000000D1 or 0x000000CA" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Last month's Black Tuesday crop included yet another stinker: <a href="http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-081" target="_blank">MS13-081</a>/KB 2862330, a "critical" Windows USB driver u Microsoft Windows Security Microsoft Windows 7 Windows Server Windows XP Microsoft Windows Patch Management Tue, 05 Nov 2013 11:50:35 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 230201 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft's big draw for Oracle on Azure: Simplified licensing http://www.infoworld.com/t/cloud-computing/microsofts-big-draw-oracle-azure-simplified-licensing-227499?source=rss_windows_server <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/generic_handshake_hp.jpg" alt="Microsoft's big draw for Oracle on Azure: Simplified licensing" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Two notorious rivals -- <a href="https://blogs.oracle.com/cloud/entry/oracle_and_microsoft_join_forces" target="_blank">Oracle</a> and <a href="http://blogs.technet.com/b/microsoft_blog/archive/2013/06/24/partners-in-the-ente Cloud Computing Virtualization Microsoft Oracle Windows Server Application Virtualization Database Administration Software Licensing Cloud Computing Wed, 25 Sep 2013 12:17:27 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 227499 at http://www.infoworld.com Windows Server 2012 R2 and Azure Pack work better together http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/windows-server-2012-r2-and-azure-pack-work-better-together-226050?source=rss_windows_server <div id="blog-edit" style="height: 182px; background: #ffffff no-repeat center top; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; padding: 8px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Microsoft_Cloud_Efforts_hp.jpg" alt="Windows Server 2012 R2 and Azure Pack work better together" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>In last week's post, I outlined <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/windows-azure-pack-cloud-app-convenience-meets-in-house-hosting-225705">how the Windows Azure Pack can help developers</a> write software once for </p> Cloud Computing Data Center Microsoft Windows Windows Server Microsoft Windows IaaS Wed, 04 Sep 2013 10:00:00 +0000 J. Peter Bruzzese 226050 at http://www.infoworld.com Meet Windows Server's BYOD features http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/meet-windows-servers-byod-features-224112?source=rss_windows_server <p>Microsoft execs are fond of the term "people-centric IT" -- it's their way of saying that workers are using whatever devices they want to, and are using them at home, on the train, in a hotel, on the beach, while skiing.... You get the idea. But IT needs a way to at least make sure this explosion of user choice does not put corporate data at risk.</p> Microsoft Windows Mobile Technology Microsoft Windows Server BYOD Microsoft Windows IDG Insider Mon, 05 Aug 2013 15:23:49 +0000 admin 224112 at http://www.infoworld.com First look: Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V shines on http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/first-look-windows-server-2012-r2-hyper-v-shines-223301?source=rss_windows_server <div style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Windows_New_hp.jpg" alt="TITLE" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Hyper-V 3.0 was perhaps the shiniest of the shining-star features of Windows Server 2012. A number of new capabilities, plus enhancements to existing ones, promise to make Windows Server 2012 R2 an even stronger candidate for the majority of virtualization tasks most organizations need to support.</p> Cloud Computing Data Center Microsoft Windows Virtualization Microsoft Hyper-V Windows Server Server Virtualization Microsoft Windows Hybrid Cloud Private Cloud Cloud Computing Data Center Virtualization Wed, 24 Jul 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 223301 at http://www.infoworld.com Block rogue apps with Windows Server -- for free http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/block-rogue-apps-windows-server-free-218439?source=rss_windows_server <p>Windows in some organizations is a free-for-all -- users have local administrator rights, install software to their hearts' content, never update it and generally are susceptible to running bad stuff on good machines. Fortunately for Windows administrators, there is a way to stop that.</p> Microsoft Windows Security Windows Server Microsoft Windows Malware IDG Insider Mon, 13 May 2013 15:14:36 +0000 admin 218439 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft re-releases botched patch as KB 2840149, but problems remain http://www.infoworld.com/t/microsoft-windows/microsoft-re-releases-botched-patch-kb-2840149-problems-remain-217213?source=rss_windows_server <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/windows_broken_hp.jpg" alt="Microsoft re-releases botched patch as KB 2840149, but problems remain" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>The latest incarnation of Microsoft's MS13-016 patch to ntfs.sys on Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, and Server 2008 R2 machines appears to work -- or at least it doesn't induce the same bizarre behavior as the e Microsoft Windows Security Microsoft Windows 7 Windows Server Windows Vista Microsoft Windows Patch Management Wed, 24 Apr 2013 16:16:03 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 217213 at http://www.infoworld.com Windows Server 2012 makes IP management easy -- even IPv6 http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/windows-server-2012-makes-ip-management-easy-even-ipv6-213993?source=rss_windows_server <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 210px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/rj45_cables_networking.jpg" alt="Windows Server 2012 makes IP management easy -- even IPv6" width="243" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p></em></div> Data Center Microsoft Windows Networking Windows Server IPv6 Microsoft Windows Network Tools Data Center Fri, 08 Mar 2013 11:00:00 +0000 J. Peter Bruzzese 213993 at http://www.infoworld.com What is Windows Storage Server? http://www.infoworld.com/t/microsoft-windows/what-windows-storage-server-213357?source=rss_windows_server <p>Windows Storage Server is a version of Windows Server that's licensed to OEMs for use in network-attached storage appliances.</p> Data Center Microsoft Windows Storage Windows Server Microsoft Windows Network-attached Storage Storage Server Data Center Storage Mon, 25 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 213357 at http://www.infoworld.com Review: HP brings sizzle to Windows Storage Server http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/review-hp-brings-sizzle-windows-storage-server-213243?source=rss_windows_server <div id="tc-edit" style="padding: 4px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; width: 535px; height: 235px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/08TC-hp-storeeasy.gif" alt="Review: HP brings sizzle to Windows Storage Server" width="535" height="182" /></div><p>Reliable storage is a key building block for any enterprise application infrastructure. Traditionally, this translates into some type of network-attached storage (NAS) or storage area network (SAN).</p> Data Center Storage Windows Server Microsoft Windows iSCSI Network-attached Storage Storage Server Data Center Storage IDG Insider Fri, 22 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 213243 at http://www.infoworld.com Windows Server 2012 makes storage cool again http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/windows-server-2012-makes-storage-cool-again-212714?source=rss_windows_server <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/storeinside_generic6_hp.jpg" alt="Windows Server 2012 makes storage cool again" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Storage is an area that's often ignored by outside specialists. That's too bad, because Windows Server 2012 makes a major push to improve its storage management and virtualization technologies.</p> Microsoft Windows Networking Storage Virtualization Windows Server Server Virtualization Storage Server Wed, 13 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 J. Peter Bruzzese 212714 at http://www.infoworld.com The road ahead: Microsoft in 2013 http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/the-road-ahead-microsoft-in-2013-209716?source=rss_windows_server <p>In 2012, we saw Microsoft release new versions -- at least in beta -- of pretty much everything in its lineup: <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/windows-8-review-yes-its-bad-200113">Windows 8</a>, <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/review-its-strike-3-microsofts-windows-phone-207710">Windows Phone 8</a>, <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/first-look-microsoft-office-2013-197802">Office 2013</a>, <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/review-weighing-windows-server-2012-196431">Windows Server 2012</a>, <a href="http://w Applications Cloud Computing Data Center Microsoft Windows Microsoft Exchange Microsoft SharePoint Windows Server Microsoft Windows Windows Phone Wed, 02 Jan 2013 11:00:00 +0000 J. Peter Bruzzese 209716 at http://www.infoworld.com 7 ways Windows Server 2012 pays for itself http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/7-ways-windows-server-2012-pays-itself-205092?source=rss_windows_server <div style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Microsoft_New_hp.jpg" alt="7 ways Windows Server 2012 pays for itself" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Windows Server 2012 is a monumental release packed with new features that touch every facet of the operating system. You'll see changes ranging from how data is stored on disk to the protocol for moving data between client and server and much more in between.</p> Data Center Microsoft Windows Windows Server Microsoft Windows Data Center Wed, 17 Oct 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 205092 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft extends Windows Server 2008 support by 18 months http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/microsoft-extends-windows-server-2008-support-18-months-203211?source=rss_windows_server <p>Microsoft has extended mainstream support for Windows Server 2008 by 18 months, and again reminded customers that the still-strong Windows XP will retire in April 2014.</p> Microsoft Windows Microsoft Windows 7 Windows Server Windows XP Microsoft Windows Operating Systems Tue, 25 Sep 2012 12:06:46 +0000 admin 203211 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft earns cloud cred with Windows Server 2012 http://www.infoworld.com/t/cloud-computing/microsoft-earns-cloud-cred-windows-server-2012-201985?source=rss_windows_server <p>The idea behind the <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/download-the-private-cloud-digital-spotlight-201312">private cloud</a> is to package the advanced automation techniques pioneered by public cloud service providers like Amazon or Salesforce so that you can "try this at home" with your own data center. Cloud Computing Microsoft Windows Server Private Cloud Cloud Computing Mon, 10 Sep 2012 11:43:10 +0000 Eric Knorr 201985 at http://www.infoworld.com