Windows Server 2016: A pet peeve
Over the next few weeks, as I do my first production infrastructure implementation based on Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016, I am sure this list will grow longer. In the meantime, I have uncovered my first pet peeve in the new version. Don’t get me wrong, overall I like Server 2016… but to…
Windows Server 2012 Haiku
In 2009 there was a contest to write haiku about Windows Server 2008R2. On Monday I was in a meeting with a colleague who reminded me of this, and I went back to my blog to see if I could find my original entries (A Windows 2008 R2 Haiku!). It got me thinking… what would…
From Server Core to GUI to… MinShell?
This post was originally written for the Canadian IT Pro Connection blog, and can be seen there at http://blogs.technet.com/b/canitpro. In Windows Server 2008 we were introduced to a revolutionary way to install Windows Server: Server Core. Server Core may look boring – there’s nothing to it except the command prompt – but to an IT…