Besides using replicas as protective backups, they can be used for testing purposes.
Brien walks you through customizing a PowerShell cmdlet's output to get exactly the data you need.
Brien walks you through how to get Windows to correctly distinguish between a hard drive and a solid-state drive.
Brien runs down how you can get the most out of Windows Server 2012 R2's newest tiered storage functionality.
Brien breaks down the step-by-step procedure to add more storage to an existing pool.
Brien puts the new tiered storage feature through the ringer to see what hidden hardware requirements are needed to run smoothly.
Save on resources by evaluating and modifying what's running during startup.
Here's how to check the resource allocation for one or a collection of virtual machines.
Is your server running sluggish? Find out where all the juice is being sucked up with these suggestions.
Brien walks you through how to craft and excute scripts in PowerShell.
Although PowerShell can be a bit intimidating at times, Microsoft has built in a comprehensive help system that should be able to assist you with most of your PowerShell related questions.
Brien walks you through just some of the features of Windows Server 2012's ISE tool.
Brien breaks down multiple ways to combine actions in PowerShell.
In the first of a new column featuring in-depth advice on Windows Servers, Brien Posey breaks down how you can create custom information dumps in PowerShell.