Microsoft have continued to share a little more about their improvements to Windows 7 in the form of Windows 8. This time, they are focusing on the task manager and the ability to handle multiple cores in a more intuitive manner. They show the old Windows 7 Task Manager CPU performance tab on a system with 160 logical...

Cloud computing is the new age paradigm being adopted by almost all IT installations. Organizations are increasingly focused on building applications that can be deployed either on premises or on cloud. Windows server 8 is an optimized cloud based operating system with features for small and medium sized...

Windows 8 also features a server side operating system known as Windows 8 Server. Windows 8 Server is downloadable if you have subscribed to an MSDN account. In this article, we take you step by step through installation of the Windows 8 Server Developer Preview. Step 1: Get Windows 8 Server using MSDN subsciption You...

There are tons of new features in Windows Server 8. So many that PCMag created a long list of some of the best features and it still didn’t include all of them. Windows Server 8 is one of the biggest changes to the entire Windows Server operating system since NT 4.0 got upgraded to Windows Server 2000. The changes...

Speaking at Microsoft’s Build conference, Bill Laing, Microsoft corporate vice president for the server and cloud division, demonstrated some of the new features of Windows Server 8. While Microsoft is embracing the ARM processor architecture for its next Windows client operating system, Windows 8, the company has no...

Microsoft has rolled out its new Windows Server 8 operating system today. Windows Server 8 is designed with the cloud in mind. Microsoft has optimised Windows Server 8 for high availability and high-performance virtualization. The new OS includes over 300 new features and some heavy changes to the underlying...

In a new post on the Microsoft Windows 8 development blog, Microsoft just confirmed that Hyper-V will in fact be included in Windows 8. A quote: In building Windows 8 we worked to enable Hyper-V, the machine virtualization technology that has been part of the last 2 releases of Windows Server, to function on the...

Some interesting new tools for the Enterprise have started to emerge. Start-up Nutanix has launched its first product, a slim, virtualized server that is clustered together with solid state and hard drive storage that can be managed under a single GUI. Their overview states: Founded in 2009, Nutanix is the first...

There have been lots of new stories and article about Hyper-V and virtualization coming to Windows 8 and it suddenly occured to me that not everyone may be familiar with these advanced concepts. Let’s step back a bit and talk about virtualization. Wikipedia is the source for most of this info. Virtualization, simply...

Microsoft has invited a select group of guests, including industry journalists, to a preview event for the next version of Windows Server – Windows Server 8. The event will take place September 8-10 at the Microsoft Campus in Redmond. This one week before the BUILD developer conference in Anaheim, Calif. The event will...