Category Archives: Resource Governor

Resource Governor – Changing and Deleting a Resource Pool

Microsoft in the News Data Storage On March 21, 2018, Microsoft announced their proof of concept for the storage of data in manufactured DNA. Using a fully automated system, Microsoft was able to store the word “hello” in a manufactured DNA and retrieve it back into digital form. The rate of data production is increasing […]

Resource Governor – Getting Started

Microsoft in the News Gates Notes In case you missed it, back in December, Bill gates put out a newsletter with a list of five books he loved in 2018. They included: Educated, by Tara Westover, Army of None, by Paul Scharre, Bad Blood, by John Carreyrou, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, by Yuval […]

Resource Pool – Types

Microsoft in the News Microsoft Issues a Warning about its AI Microsoft is investing heavily in AI. In fact, investment in AI was cited in their latest public filing as one of the main reasons its operating expenses have increased by 23% for the Intelligent Cloud unit in the past six months. That is an […]

Resource Pool – Physical I/O

Microsoft in the News Civility Online Did you know that the world has never been a better place than it is today? You can be forgiven for not thinking so, after all, we are inundated daily with news of how terrible things are. All that news gives us a false sense of the world. If […]

Resource Governor – Memory Allocations

Microsoft in the News Fabian Bolin is looking to bring the power of Microsoft Azure to address a bottleneck in the area of cancer research. It turns out that almost half of clinical trials dealing with the study and treatment of tumors (oncology) are delayed due to a lack of qualified patients. Fabian is looking […]

Resource Governor – CPU Allocations Part 2

Microsoft in the News Microsoft’s Cortana voice assistant has been a huge success among enterprises in North America and Europe. They can currently boast that 49% of enterprises in these regions use Cortana – not exclusively, but still. Unfortunately, the story is very different in the consumer world. In that area, Cortana has struggled to […]

Resource Governor – CPU Allocations

Microsoft in the News On February 4, 2019, a new podcast series that explores how AI is helping solve previously unsolvable societal issues. Microsoft has sponsored the series which will cover topics ranging from AI breakthroughs to environmental issues. You can find the podcast on iTunes, Google Play and Spotify. The release dates and details […]

Resource Governor – How to Turn it Off

Microsoft in the News There has always been a disconnect between a user who would like to see some kind of software built and the overworked programmer who must translate layman speak (mixed with their own specialized knowledge and vocabulary) into geek speak, and finally into code. Microsoft is working hard to make it easy […]

Resource Governor – Where to Start

Microsoft in the News On January 29th, 2019, Microsoft announced the launch of a compliance and privacy tool that you can access in a specialized workspace. The Microsoft 365 Compliance Tool gives you a dashboard where you can access tools to ensure your compliance with privacy regulations like the GDPR. Features and tools like sensitivity […]

Resource Governor Fundamentals

Microsoft in the News If you are like me, you love using your Microsoft Surface. I know many of you who use a surface at work and have your own for home. Some of you even have a Surface Laptop. For those of you who would like to extend the pleasure of using these devices […]