Category Archives: Servers

Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio for SQL Server 2016

This short article is to let you know SQL Server Management Studio is no longer part of the SQL Server installation in SQL Server 2016 and it is also not part of the ISO. When you go to installation page … Continue reading

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How to deploy On-Premise Microsoft SQL Database to Windows Azure SQL Database

This short article shows you how to move On-Premise Microsoft SQL Database to SQL Azure Database. In the past we have struggling to restore the database to SQL Azure but unfortunately this is not happening. Somehow Microsoft added a feature … Continue reading

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Transferring Hyper-V image to another machine

This short article let you beware of what you need to do when transferring Hyper-V image to another machine. Normally you will just copy out the vhd file from one machine and paste the vhd file to another machine. After … Continue reading

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Save your Hyper-V image instead of pause it to prevent keeping the memory (part 2 hard disk space)

My previous blog https://chanmingman.wordpress.com/2014/08/10/save-your-hyper-v-image-instead-of-pause-it-to-prevent-keeping-the-memory/ lead to answer question by Senthamil Selvan “Does it takes more HDD space if we save? What about server with 100 GB used size? Any delay in restore?” He found more hard disk space has been … Continue reading

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Save your Hyper-V image instead of pause it to prevent keeping the memory

When I pause my Hyper-V image, the total memory usage is 3.8 GB.   I saved the Hyper-V image then I gained back 2GB.   Although saving the image will take slight longer time to restore than pause it but … Continue reading

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TechNet Virtual Labs

My friend is asking me where can he find a training that is more interactive. To me I think TechNet Virtual Labs (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/virtuallabs/bb467605.aspx ) is one of the good place for IT Pro. There are some contents for developers but … Continue reading

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AMD Launches the AMD Opteron X-Series Family

AMD (NYSE: AMD) today unveiled a new family of low power server processors: the AMD Opteron™ X-Series optimized for scale-out server architectures. The first AMD Opteron X-Series processors, formerly known as “Kyoto,” are the highest density, most power-efficient small core … Continue reading

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