Week of September 16: Testing Windows Server 2012 R2 RTM, learning PowerShell, new KBs, and how to test remoting protocol performance

As you’ve heard, RTM of Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1 are now available for MSDN and TechNet subscribers. If you’re trying out Windows Server, the MVPs have you covered with tips on using PowerShell, optimizing Group Policy, advice for clustering, and even  tips on specing and building a lab based on a Hyper-V-based servert.

Happy reading!



Robert Smit

Directory Services

Jorge de Almeida Pinto

Roberto di Lello

File System/Storage

Dennis Martin 

Group Policy

Darren Mar-Elia


Aidan Finn

Carsten Rachfal

Didier Van Hoye

Thomas Maurer


Don Jones

Jeff Wouters 

Jeffery Hicks

Ravikanth C

Shay Levy 

Remote Desktop Services

Benny Tritsch

Freek Berson

Greg Shields

Setup, Deployment, and Patching

Mikael Nystrom 

Small Business Server

Amy Babinchak

Elvis Gustin

Philip Elder


Edward Horley

Helge Klein

Richard Hicks