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Last week's big Microsoft news was the release of Windows 8.1, but it wasn't just the desktop that saw a refresh. Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 also saw official release.
It's no surprise that Windows Server 2012 R2 will be coming out on 18 October, essentially the same date as Windows 8.1, since the two products have been on a parallel development cycle. But while I can imagine plenty of individual Windows users moving to Windows 8.1 on the day of release, that's less likely to apply to the server versions.
One of the key topics during our World Of Servers extravaganza has been data centre management: the tools, techniques and tactics you need to build and manage one cost-effectively. Here are 10 useful lessons, large and small, we picked up along the way.
Over the past six months, our World Of Servers project has taken me from Canberra to London to Las Vegas to New Orleans in search of insights into how to best manage and deploy servers in the modern world. Here are the big-picture lessons I learned.