Posts Tagged ‘Windows Server 2016’

Container Storage Support with Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV), Storage Spaces Direct (S2D), SMB Global Mapping

Windows Server Semi-annual Channel Overview

Windows 10 Creators Update fully available for all Windows 10 customers / EOL for Win 10 1511 is October 10, 2017

Microsoft confirmed last week that some Windows 10 devices, with older Intel Atom ‘Clover Trail’ processors, will not be able to install the Creators Update. Those PCs will continue to be supported with security updates until 2023, but they will not be eligible to install any further feature updates to the OS.

CB and CBB are no more. this is replaced by semi-annual Channel

Both feature releases will be serviced for 18 months from the date of release

As a convenience to help organizations that haven’t yet begun this broad deployment, we are updating the Windows 10 1703 packages and ISOs on the Volume License Servicing Center, MSDN, Windows Update, Windows Update for Business, and Windows Server Update Services, integrating the July cumulative update into the original Windows 10 1703 packages.

Windows as a service is an ongoing process:  New releases are deployed while old releases are retired.  Today, many customers are broadly deploying Windows 10 1703 after successful pilot deployments.  And many other customers are in the process of updating the last of their Windows 10 1511 PCs in preparation for the upcoming October 10th, 2017, end of servicing date.


Windows 10 release information:

Windows as a service: Simplified and Aligned:

Windows 10 Creators Update: An overview of its new features and improvements:

Windows Server Semi-annual Channel Overview:


Windows lifecycle fact sheet:

Microsoft will end support for Windows 10 version 1511 in October:

WAP 2016 Published Application Not Working – HTTP Error 503

(RDS) Tip of the Day: Which graphics virtualization technology is right for you?

Azure: Introducing the new Dv3 and Ev3 VM sizes / Nested Virtualization

new features: Azure Site Recovery /Azure Backup

Azure Site Recovery now supports large disk sizes in Azure:

Azure Site Recovery support for Storage Spaces and Windows Server 2016:

Protecting Windows Server 2016 using Azure Backup: