This time the disappointing news comes from Microsoft Press and their decision to cancel the forthcoming book, Windows Home Server Inside Out.
CloudBerry Labs got in touch to let us know about the beta availability of CloudBerry Backup Add-in for Windows Home Server Code Name Vail. In addition, Windows Small Business Server Essentials (aka Code Name Aurora) will not be overlooked, since Vail and Aurora are based on the same WHS technology – an add-in for Vail’s [...]
How many of you remember growing up and wishing you could have a friend like Johnny (Number Five) from Short Circuit, a machine that has self-awareness, consciousness, and a friendly demeanor. What about K.I.T.T. from Knight Rider, a computer who cared about his partner Michael Knight and hardly felt artificial at all. Well, if you’re [...]
NETGEAR is attempting to make a network-attached storage as common as sand on the beach by introducing their Stora device. This system is designed for first-time users who do not want to learn server administration as a hobby. Plug in the system, run the CD – that’s it. But is it worth the $230 price [...]
After Microsoft announced the termination of their Drive Extender for Home Servers, there has been uproar in the home server user community.
After yesterday’s announcement a lot of people were left wondering why Microsoft would commit such a butchery, and apparently it is due to poor implementation, and not the “evolving ecosystem.”
Well today I got it. What is it? Well of course the APC BR1000G 600 Watts/1000 VA Power-Saving Back-UPS RS. So I bring it down to the office and the first thing I notice is the packaging. I have to say it was neatly sealed and taped, no damage to the box at all which [...]
Microsoft announced that Drive Extender, has been removed from Windows Home Server Code Name Vail and Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials. The Drive Extender was capable of predefining shared folders, allowed the ease of adding storage, and shared folder duplication, all of which are now not included in Windows Home Server Code Name Vail. [...]