"The Elway Gazette"

Hi Community, here is my compilation of the most interesting technical blog posts written by members of the Microsoft MVP Community. The number of MVPs is growing well, I hope you enjoy their posts. @all MVPs If you'd like me to add your blog posts to my weekly compilation, please send me an email (flo@datacenter-flo.de) or reach out to me via Twitter (@FloKlaffenbach). Thanks!

Featured Posts of the Week!

Virtual disks under Storage Spaces won’t stay attached after reboot! by Romeo Mlinar

Are you still thinking about getting started with PowerShell? by Ravikanth Chaganti

Videointerview with 10 MVPs in a Ferris wheel by Carsten Rachfahl & Didier van Hoye

Recommended Updates Lists For WS2012 R2 Hyper-, Failover Clustering & File Services by Aidan Finn

Azure 

Windows Azure Pack – Admin & Tenant Portal AD Single Sign On einrichten in German by Daniel Neumann

Windows Azure Pack - Forcing VM Roles to be Highly Available by Kristian Nese

Windows Azure Pack (WAP) Framework Components by Damian Flynn

Events

New Year, New Challenges by Didier van Hoye

Videointerview with 10 MVPs in a Ferris wheel by Carsten Rachfahl & Didier van Hoye

Hyper-V

KB2878635 – A December 2013 Update To Improve CSV Backup Resiliency On WS2012 Hyper-V by Aidan Finn

Don’t Let Live Migration Settings Behavior Confuse You by Didier van Hoye

Linux Integration Services 3.5 for Hyper-V Released by Lai Yoong Seng

Create a Generation 2 Sysprep VM using Convert-WindowsImage.ps1 by Lai Yoong Seng

Recommended Updates Lists For WS2012 R2 Hyper-, Failover Clustering & File Services by Aidan Finn

KB2868279–Moving A VM From WS2012 R2 Hyper-V To WS2012 Hyper-V Is Not Supported by Aidan Finn

Configuring VM VLAN Isolation in Hyper-V by Aidan Finn

PowerShell

Are you still thinking about getting started with PowerShell? by Ravikanth Chaganti

#PSTip Validating version numbers without RegEx by Ravikanth Chaganti

Windows Server 2012 R2 Cluster Reset Recent Events With PowerShell by Didier van Hoye

System Center Configuration Manager

How to Upgrade ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 Agent to ConfigMgr 2012 R2 Aegnt by Hasitha Willarachchi

ConfigMgr – Application Base variables the easy way with Powershell by David O'Brien

System Center Virtual Machine Manager

System Center 2012 R2 Service Provider Foundation – Anmeldeinformationen in German by Daniel Neumann

How to Setup Hyper-V Recovery Manager with a Single VMM server topology by Kristian Nese

KB2761899 – Hyper-V VMMS Fails When Dynamicportrange Is Changed On WS2012 by Aidan Finn 

Windows Server

Virtual disks under Storage Spaces won’t stay attached after reboot! by Romeo Mlinar

How Many SSDs Do I Need For Tiered Storage Spaces? by Aidan Finn

How Much RAM & CPU Does Window Server Deduplication Optimization Require? by Aidan Finn