Episode 130 of the BYOB podcast is up for this week: We have a bunch of topics to cover tonight. We talk about some RAID 0, Essentials upgrade, update on the Nexus 7, Untangle, and memory timings as well as spend a few minutes discussing our thoughts on the retirement of Steve Ballmer. Interesting stuff […]
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StableBit DrivePool have released version 184.108.40.2067 BETA for users of Windows Server 2012 Essentials. This latest build has the following change log: Increased the default size of the main window to 750×300. Fixed installation script for Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials. [D] Fixed a memory leak of a few bytes when fully unloading the virtual […]
Its time for another episode of "The Home Server show Podcast": It’s just under one hour but it’s full of Essentials goodness. Tonight the SBSDiva, Susan Bradley, joins me to talk Essentials 2012 R2, Update Rollup 3, Server 2012, Enterprise, Small Business, and a little bit of Windows Home Server! I show off a $129 […]
The ‘Introducing Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview Release’ book from Microsoft Press is now available as a free download and is a great way for you to see what’s new in Windows Server 2012 R2. You can download the 108 page PDF from here: http://aka.ms/IntroWinServ2012R2Preview/PDFebook
Got a Gen8 MicroServer from HP, then the front bezel faceplate kit may be of interest to you. For $69 the blue, red or black bezel can bring a splash of color to your Gen8! Thanks to the Home Server Show for the details.
The Buffalo TeraStation Pro Duo WSS comes complete with hard drives and Windows Storage Server. On the back are two gigabit network ports, two USB 2.0 and two USB 3.0 sockets and a serial port. The power supply is integrated, and there is also a small switch which lets you start up either from USB […]
A brilliant article from techAU for those of you thinking of installing WS Essentials 2012 R2 onto a HP EX490 MediaSmart Server. Jason Cartwright explains his 10 step process to get the process complete: Eliminate data Install drives in PC Setup Storage Spaces Copy data Install Windows Server 2012 R2 Install drive in EX490 Complete […]
Episode 233 of "The Home Server Show" podcast this week has a loot of info on the next meetup. …We were just chatting and this 30 minutes podcast came out of it. It’s short show about Xsplit, gear, and Home Server Show Meetup 2013. You can catch this episode here.
StableBit DrivePool for WS2012 Essentials users has had an update. Version 220.127.116.115 has the following change log (and it’s a big one!): Disk performance was stripping out the first directory component. Rewrote the find common path prefix algorithm to take the ‘\’ characters into account. [D] Added preliminary EFS support (CoveFs_EfsEnabled in .config). – […]
The R2 version of Windows Server 2012 alongside Windows System Center 2012 R2, Windows Intune and Windows 8.1 are coming October 18th. No news of when WS2012 R2 Essentials will be released, but from previous years we can assume that it will follow not far after. http://blogs.technet.com/b/in_the_cloud/archive/2013/08/14/mark-your-calendars-for-oct-18-the-r2-wave-is-coming.aspx