Ignite 2016–Cloud Infrastructure with Jason Zander

September 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

These are my notes from watching the session online, presented by the man who runs Azure engineering. This high-level session is all about the hybrid cloud nature of Microsoft’s offerings. You choose where to run things, not the cloud vendor. Data Centre Microsoft expects a high percentage of [...]

Windows Server 2016 Launch in Ireland

September 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

I’m delighted to announce that my employers are running the community launch of Windows Server 2016 (WS2016) in Dublin, Ireland, on October 26th, starting promptly at 10:30. You might have heard that Microsoft announced general availability yesterday at the Ignite conference in Atlanta, USA – [...]

Note: Microsoft Ignite 2016 Keynote

September 26, 2016 // 2 Comments

I am live blogging this session. Press refresh to see more. I am not attending Ignite this year. I’m saving my mileage for the MVP Summit in November. I have actually blocked out my calendar so I can watch live streams and recordings (Channel 9). Pre-Show There was a preamble with some media [...]

Microsoft Azure & Office 365 Data Centres Go Live in UK

September 7, 2016 // 1 Comment

Microsoft has opened up the Azure data centres (centers for those of you in the USA) for Azure, Office 365, and more) in the UK. Azure has two new regions, UK West which is listed as Cardiff but is probably in Newport, and UK South which is listed as London but is probably near London. Office 365 [...]

Microsoft Makes vSphere Look Like A Toy Once Again

August 26, 2016 // 4 Comments

Microsoft has increased the maximums once again for Hyper-V, with the upcoming release of Windows Server 2016. They’re leaving VMware not just in the dust, but somewhere so far behind that they’re over the horizon. How does vSphere 6.0 stack up against the superior Hyper-V? Ouch! Enjoy, [...]
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