Books

Hit Refresh – A Book By MS CEO Satya Nadella

October 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

I recently purchased the hard back copy of Hit Refresh, the new book by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. I got it at MS Ignite, and read it on the plane between Orlando and Seattle, and Seattle and San Francisco (a week later). The book is much like an episode of the TV show, Arrow, blending today with [...]

Two New Books By Hyper-V MVPs

July 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Congratulations to my MVP colleagues, Alessandro Cardoso and Benedict Berger on the recent publication of their respective books. System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager Cookbook, 2nd Edition Alessandro wrote this second edition book to focus on SCVMM 2012 R2, available from Amazon: [...]

TechEd NA 2014–And The Winner Of Speaker Idol Is …

May 16, 2014 // 16 Comments

So I told you that I had qualified as a wildcard to the final of Speaker Idol in TechEd North America 2014. The judges also said I need to give them a tech talk rather than my tall tale based on photography. This would be a challenge. Other finalists would tweak existing decks that they’d worked [...]

TechEd NA 2014 – Windows Azure Pack versus OpenStack

May 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

Speaker: Damian Flynn, MVP OpenSource options Eucalyptus. Apache CloudStack: open sourced by Citrix. Open Nebula: Poor support for hypervisors. Not there for Hyper-V. OpenStack: Youngest of the four. Then we have the Microsoft Cloud OS. A handful of the room are running open source cloud, managing [...]

TechEd NA 2014–SCVMM Bare Metal Host Deployment

May 13, 2014 // 5 Comments

Speakers: Damian Flynn, MVP and Marc Van Eijk, MVP. Confusing topic for many. The guys are very experienced in the real world so a good session to take notes from and share. Environment Preparation Rack the servers and configure the BMC card. Build an OS image and add it to the library. Configure [...]
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