Category: Windows Server 2016

Aug 30

Microsoft ReFS – What’s new?

Hi! First, I took three weeks off around! Hope that everyone had a relaxing summer vacation and that you are ready to read new Blog posts! 🙂 As you know, while overall ReFS stability has much improved, there’s still one major issue with the ReFS driver memory management, which causes kernel memory usage to spike …

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Aug 03

Hyper-V 2016 New Features – Nested Virtualization (Part 4)

Hyper-V is the Microsoft’s virtualization platform that allows creating virtual infrastructures under Windows and/or Linux (Hyper-V 2016 Overview and Architecture Guide). Virtualization makes it possible to cohabit in isolation several operating systems on the same physical server (Hypervisor). Hyper-V 2016 version has been improved by Microsoft then they released a lot of new features such …

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Jul 13

Hyper-V 2016 New Features – Windows Containers (Part 3)

Hyper-V is the Microsoft’s virtualization platform that allows creating virtual infrastructures under Windows and/or Linux (Hyper-V 2016 Overview and Architecture Guide). Virtualization makes it possible to cohabit in isolation several operating systems on the same physical server (Hypervisor). Hyper-V 2016 version has been improved by Microsoft then they released a lot of new features such …

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Mar 25

ReFS – Microsoft releases new stability fixes (KB4098787)

Hi, last week Microsoft has finally released the ReFS stability fixes KB4098787 (from KB4077525) for Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 that fixes ReFS lockup problems with Veeam repositories. I wrote about the changelog a few weeks ago. Another change is that this update will be downloaded and installed automatically from Windows Update (although you …

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Feb 26

ReFS – Microsoft releases cumulative update 4077525!

Hi, last week Microsoft has finally released the ReFS stability patch KB4077525 (February 22, 2018) for Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 that fixes ReFS lockup problems with Veeam repositories. In the “Last Word from Gostev“, he wrote that in the change log, there are just a couple of modest lines about ReFS performance improvements, …

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