Computers and Internet

The Hyper-V Amigos Podcast – The Amigos Reunite

June 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

You might have heard of “The Hyper-V Amigos” podcast – this is something that has a history that runs back quite a while with a number of us European Hyper-V MVPs. Carsten (Rachfahl) and Didier (Van Hoye) asked myself and Hans Vredevoort to join them in their latest show to talk about TechEd [...]

TechEd NA 2014 – Speaker Idol Qualification

May 14, 2014 // 1 Comment

Today I took part in one of the qualification heats of Speaker Idol – think X Factor or American/Pop Idol where you have 5 minutes to audition with a presentation, some judges comment, and you either get through to the final or not. There were 3 heats (Monday to Wednesday), each heat winner goes [...]

Event: TechCamp 2014 On June 19/20 In Dublin

May 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

Another community event is coming on June 19th and 20th in Citywest in Dublin. This time, with TechCamp 2014, we’re switching to a more “here’s how to do it” style of presentation. Based on feedback, we’ll have 1 track per day, over 2 days. Day 1 (June 19th) will focus on Hybrid Cloud, [...]

The TechEd North America 2014 Hyper-V Amigo Selfie Game

May 8, 2014 // 2 Comments

The following dodgy looking people will be attending TechEd North America 2014 in Houston next week. They will be attending sessions, wandering the halls, and there’s even a speaker in the bunch. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to take a “selfie” photograph with ALL FIVE of [...]

Preparing For TechEd North America

May 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

I am taking a break from ironing and packing (and sometimes repeating the ironing phase) to share my thoughts on attending TechEd. I’ve been to a number of TechEd conferences over the years, mainly in Europe. Last year I decided to attend TechEd North America which was held in New Orleans, [...]

Public Cloud Computing and Stickiness

April 12, 2011 // 1 Comment

Earlier today, I read a blog post (that I recommend) on about customer lock-in and cloud computing.  The author asked if a consumer of a cloud computing service should be concerned with what marketing people call “stickiness” and what we might call an exit strategy.  In [...]

Defining Cloud Computing

September 17, 2010 // 0 Comments

One of the most infuriation things about cloud computing has been the marketing that wraps it up.  There are a couple of international service providers (both having datacenters here in Ireland) who pretend that they invented “the cloud” when they sell it.  There are plenty of [...]
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