March 2012

Three System Center 2012 Exams On The Way

March 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

I was checking out the details of the new Microsoft partner Management And Virtualisation competency when I saw that three new System Center 2012 exams are coming soon after the GA of System Center 2012: Exam 70-243: TS: Administering and Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager. For more [...]

Ubuntu 12.04 Will Have Hyper-V Drivers By Default

March 26, 2012 // 3 Comments

Over the weekend, Mike Sterling (PM for the open source side of Hyper-V), tweeted that: Since it has been a while, will make it worth it…Ubuntu 12.04 has Hyper-V drivers included by default for easy VM deployment. Pretty good news for the heterogeneous data centre!  Ubuntu 12.04 is not RTM [...]

Weird Browsing Mix: Google Chrome and Bing

March 24, 2012 // 1 Comment

Quite a while ago, I switched from using Internet Explorer to Google Chrome as my default browser of choice.  I just got tired of IE being slow and crashing.  That switch has worked out pretty well.  In fact where it’s most noticeable is when logging into services like Microsoft [...]

Damn You Windows 8 – I’ve Started Touching My TV

March 23, 2012 // 1 Comment

We’ve all started touching our laptops after playing with Win8 touch.  I can beat that. I keep my Windows 8 Build slate PC front and central … sitting in its docking station connected to my LCD TV by a HDMI cable.  I use it to watch stuff that I can’t get through my XBox 360, such [...]

Looking Back At System Center 2012 Launch In Dublin

March 22, 2012 // 2 Comments

That was one seriously full day today.  In a nutshell we had: Introduction and setting the scene by Art Coughlan (MS Ireland sales) The System Center story and licensing by Gavin McShera (MS Ireland sales) A story from the real world by Damian Flynn (MVP, Cloud & Datacenter management) [...]
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