Microsoft isn’t really ready to talk about this stuff yet (unfortunately) but as a System Center guy one my recent thoughts was “I wonder what MS used to deploy Windows 8 onto all those slates at Build?”.
I recall at TechEd Australia 2009 when MS used the pre-release of MDT 2010 to deploy Windows 7 [...]
I recently fired up a couple of Windows 8 Server Hyper-V VMs to do some testing, and used a dynamically-expanding parent VHD with a couple of differencing disks to do so.
The process was pretty much exactly that of any other Windows operating system:
Install the operating system Patch/install stuff according to taste and requirements [...]
It’s always interesting playing with a new version of Windows, and one of the things I find particularly fascinating is what updates are available to the new operating system. Yes, that’s a geek thing to be interested in, but it does highlight what the product teams within Microsoft have already picked up between making the [...]