Server 2012: Stuck at “Updating your System 8%”

Server 2012: Stuck at “Updating your System 0%” The Scenario: One of my Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard servers installed a large number of updates +200 all at once (so unfortunately I’ve no idea which one caused this problem). The Problem: After the reboot the server was stuck on the start-up splash screen stating “Updating your system 8%”. I tried the following Waiting several hours Rebooting […]

Introduction to Microsoft Intune – Petri

In today’s Ask the Admin, I’ll provide an overview of Microsoft Intune. Part of Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility + Security solution, Intune handles the task of managing PCs and mobile devices, such as Windows 10 tablets, Android phones and Apple iPads. At the heart of Intune is Mobile Device Management (MDM), which is a set of standards for managing mobile devices and provides features similar to, […]

SQL Server Tuning with DBSophic’s Qure Optimizer – YouTube

“The DBA, the needle and the haystack” – a fun take on SQL Server tuning.