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Upgrade existing Windows 2012 Datacenter to Windows 2012 Datacenter R2 [closed]

I am currently using Windows 2012 Datacenter and I would like to upgrade it to the Datacenter 2012 R2 version. Is the upgrade free from Microsoft? Or do I have to buy either an upgrade version or a ...
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Does Windows Datacenter Edition get patched centrally

I'm running an Amazon EC2 Windows 2008 Datacenter Edition instance. I tried to run Windows update on it a couple of times but it just seems to hang. Does the Datacenter edition get patched centrally ...
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Performance differences between Windows Server Enterprise and Datacenter?

I'm a student and participating on a Business Intelligence project at a german university. We have our own hardware (one server) and currently planning to set up our server. We can choose between two ...
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What are the disadvantages of tree-based data center network design?

I am reading some papers on Data center network design from last years sigcomm papers. http://ccr.sigcomm.org/online/?q=node/523 Most of the papers published complains about tree based structure of ...
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Benefits of hosting servers at data centers?

There are several Data Center Network Designs, and I'm working on a research paper on this topic. To start with I'd like to know why to use data centers? Obviously besides the amount of space 10k ...
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How do you deal with server noise? Hearing loss?

So we all work on servers, and some of us work around them as well. The sound is annoying and bad for our hearing. I wear earplugs when in the datacenter or earbuds which act kind of like earplugs ...