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Using the Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS)

Having just written an article about how to get items back from a volume shadow copy, I thought I should make some notes about how VSS works, how to configure it, and actually get VSS to create you some shadow copies! This … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2012 Remote Desktop Session Host RemoteFX CPU and GPU usage

These post titles are becoming a bit of a mouthful… Anyway, did some testing today to see what the CPU and GPU usage was when playing full screen video. Test server is an HP Z220 workstation with a single Intel … Continue reading

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Monitoring Server 2012 Hyper-V host CPU usage

If you open Task Manager or use Performance Monitor (perfmon, % Processor Time) to look at the CPU usage on a Hyper-V host you only see the CPU that’s being used by the host (aka root partition). So you could … Continue reading

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