There you go, Microsoft…

For a long time you could really despair on Microsoft. They were always panting behind the innovations of others. Nothing on their own – just “me too” products. Smartphones – Microsoft slept. Touch – again slept. Store (Apps / music) – they slept. Then Windows 8, not bad, but for many who were used to the former windows versions, it was unreasonable. They made changes without added value.

And now there is HoloLens. What a fantastic product! Feels like science fiction. As in Deamon and Darknet. According to reports of people who were lucky enough to get to try it out, the product really works, has a good picture and smoothly integrates itself to the surrounding. Incredible possibilities! Games, in which you need to catch little creatures in your own living room, hiding behind real objects. A computer work surface, which does not depend on your screen size.

Ok, it is version 1.0. It won’t be perfect. Rough as every first version. Probably the accumulator just lasts a few minutes.

It doesn’t matter. It’s cool. I want one. ASAP!!

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SQL Server 2014 – DPM 2012R2

That makes no fun, Microsoft!

Actually the backup of a SQL 2014 server with Data Protection Manager 2012R2 is officially supported since RU3 for DPM. It’s just awkward if you rely on it.

Apparently they only changed the version number. Not supported are the new features of SQL 2014. If you want to save instances on a Cluster Shared Volume (CSV) it is not possible.

This feature is planned for RU6 according to Microsoft Support. Means, that if the release cycle stays the same it will be in March 2015…

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