Webinar – What’s New In Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V

June 1, 2016 // 4 Comments

I’ll be joining fellow Cloud and Datacenter Management (Hyper-V) MVP Andy Syrewicze for a webcast by Altaro on June 14th at 3PM UK/Irish time, 4PM CET, and 10AM Eastern. The topic: What’s new in Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V (and related technologies). There’s quite a bit to cover in this new [...]

Cloud & Datacenter Management 2016 Videos

June 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

I recently spoke at the excellent Cloud and Datacenter Management conference in Dusseldorf, Germany. There was 5 tracks full of expert speakers from around Europe, and a few Microsoft US people, talking Windows Server 2016, Azure, System Center, Office 365 and more. Most of the sessions were in [...]

How To Manage Azure AD in CSP

May 26, 2016 // 3 Comments

In this post I’ll describe two ways that you can use to manage Azure AD in a CSP subscription using a GUI. CSP, CSP, CSP – that’s all you can hear these days in the Microsoft channel. In short, CSP is a new channel by which customers can buy Azure or partners can resell Azure, with a [...]

How Do I Connect Disks To Import Data/Backups To Azure?

May 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

How do you connect your disks if USB is out of the question? I recently had some experience on a customer site and learned a few things. The first thing to note is that you always use a naked 3.5” SATA II/III disk, and never a NAS or USB disk. You use a disk dock/duplicator. You connect this [...]

An Interview On A Dev (Ops) Site

May 11, 2016 // 1 Comment

I was recently asked to do an interview by Allen O’Neill on the C# Corner website, a site dedicated to developer readers. In this interview, I talk about being an IT pro, cloud, devops and more. You can read part 1 of the interview here. Part 2 will be published next week. Technorati Tags: [...]

New Features in Azure – 29 April 2016

April 29, 2016 // 2 Comments

Microsoft sent out an announcement about feature changes/additions in Azure last night. Some news there that was much quicker than I expected … Azure Container Service Generally Available Azure Container Service helps customers manage container-based applications in production, at scale. Azure [...]

Windows Server & System Center TP5 Downloads

April 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Here are more download links for Technical Preview releases of Windows Server 2016 and System Center. Yesterday I posted the links for downloading WS2016, but more has been made available. Group Policy administrative templates (.ADMX) for WS2016 TP5 System Center Technical Preview 5 Virtual Machine [...]

Windows Server Technical Preview 5 is Out

April 27, 2016 // 4 Comments

Microsoft has released Technical Preview 5 of Windows Server 2016 and Hyper-V Server 2016. There is also an Essentials edition preview. As you can see, plans for licensing have not changed since I last spoke about this topic … and you voted … a lot. Here is a listing of what’s new in the [...]
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