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How To Install Add Hyper-V role on Windows Server 2016 Step-By-Step and Video

In this post, we will walk through the step-by-step process for adding and configuring Hyper-V on Windows Server 2016. Video AND Written Step-By-Step Instructions… Video   Step-By-Step… Image / FYI Information Description / Step breakdown Preparation-Add Data Drive, Create Default VM destination Folder Best Practice: Create a folder on a […]

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How To Dual Boot and Install Windows Server 2016 on Windows 10 PC using Boot To VHD Step-By-Step

Insert Windows Server 2016 DVD and boot your computer from the DVD. If you do not have the media, you will need to download. See https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-windows-server-technical-preview for the Technical Preview. You could also download from MSDN.MICROSOFT.COM or other subscription service. You may also opt to create a bootable USB drive […]


Installing Windows Server 2016 on Bare Metal Step-By-Step

Insert Windows Server 2016 DVD and boot your computer from the DVD. If you do not have the media, you will need to download. See https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-windows-server-technical-preview for the Technical Preview. You could also download from MSDN.MICROSOFT.COM or other subscription service. You may also opt to create a bootable USB drive […]

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Assessing Current IT infrastructure with Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP) AND BONUS-Evaluate for Migration to Azure Cloud

The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit makes it easy to assess your current IT infrastructure for a variety of technology migration projects. This Solution Accelerator provides a powerful inventory, assessment, and reporting tool to simplify the migration planning process.  It is one of many solution accelerators from Microsoft.  Solution Accelerators […]


Backup Windows Server Using Windows Azure Backup Step-By-Step (Hand On Lab)–Try It While Its FREE

Backup Windows Server Using Windows Azure Backup Step-By-Step In this detailed post and hands on lab (HOL) guide we will introduce Windows Azure backup and dive in deep with step-by-step instructions you can use to schedule a backup, perform a manual backup of your server and perform a test restore.  […]


Step-by-Step: Extending On-Premise Active Directory to the Cloud with Windows Azure – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud – Part 20 of 31

The 20th edition of 31 Days of Server (VMs) in the Cloud is now live at Step-by-Step: Extending On-Premise Active Directory to the Cloud with Windows Azure – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud – Part 20 of 31 In this edition, Keith Mayer explains how and why to […]


How to Create an Azure VM with PowerShell (Part 14 of 31) – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud Series – Brian Lewis

The 14th edition of 31 Days of Server (VMs) in the Cloud is now live at How to Create an Azure VM with PowerShell (Part 14 of 31) – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud Series.  In this edition, Brian Lewis explains step-by-step how to use PowerShell to create a […]


Step-By-Step Creating Azure Virtual Machines with System Center App Controller (Part 13 of 31) – Kevin Remde

The 13th edition of 31 Days of Server (VMs) in the Cloud is now live at Creating Azure Virtual Machines with App Controller (Part 13 of 31)  In this edition, Kevin Remde explains how to (Step-By-Step) use App Controller to create/deploy virtual machines on Windows Azure.  App Controller is part […]


Step-by-Step: Connecting System Center 2012 App Controller to Windows Azure (Part 12 of 31)–Kevin Remde

The Jan 12th edition of 31 Days of Server (VMs) in the Cloud is now live at Step-by-Step: Connecting System Center 2012 App Controller to Windows Azure (Part 12 of 31).  In this edition, Kevin explains how to use App Controller to help manage Windows Azure.  He starts us off […]


Where Is The Best Virtualization and Cloud Technical Content?

VTUG is looking for the best online technical content in the world.  Why?  Because our members spend hours upon hours doing research duplicating the research process literally millions of times!  VTUG wants to aggregate the best content on their site so members have a single place to go to get […]


Create Bootable USB Thumb Drive Key with Windows 8 Media to Install Windows 8 Windows Server 2012 or Other Operating System–Step by Step

These procedures were written using Windows 8 Release Preview but will work with prior versions of Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7 and Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2.  There is a video walkthrough of this process at the bottom of this post. If […]


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