Tag: performance tuning

Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2012 R2

Unlike previous versions of this vital information, this is not currently available as a word download, but only as web based information. These can now be downloaded in PDF format from here. Performance Tuning Guidelines […]

Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2012

This guide follows on from the excellent Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 Performance Tuning Guidelines and describes important tuning parameters and settings that you can adjust to improve the performance and energy efficiency of […]

Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2008 R2 – Updated

I have previously written about this, but feel it’s worthy of another mention.  Microsoft have hidden away on their WHDC (Windows Hardware Developer Central) website, an excellent document on Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server […]

Microsoft support policy for large (4K) sector drives in Windows

Microsoft have just released this interesting KB article on large sector drive support in various versions of Windows. Over the next few years, the data storage industry will be transitioning the physical format of hard […]

I made it into Ned’s Mailbag…

The Microsoft Enterprise Platform Support Directory Services Team blog is for me one of the most important sources of Directory Services (Microsoft flavoured) information on the internet; drawn from over 10 years of having to support Active […]

Stability and reliability update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Stability and reliability update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Having just blogged about  a Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 Application compatibility update , I discover additional updates for stability and reliability.  […]

UK TechDays and the Red Screen of Death.

This week saw the UK have its first ever TechDays event (TechDays deliver content similar to that of TechED, but are free and a lot smaller).  As part of the TechDays week Microsoft asked community leads […]