Books

Mastering Hyper-V Deployment Excerpts

October 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

Sybex, the publisher of Mastering Hyper-V Deployment, have posted some excerpts from the book.  One of them is from Chapter 1, written by the excellent Patrick Lownds (Virtual Machine MVP from the UK).  As you’ll see from the table of contents, this book is laid out kind of like a Hyper-V [...]

Updated Recommended Reading

August 18, 2010 // 2 Comments

I have updated the recommended reading page on my site.  You will obviously find a link to Mastering Hyper-V Deployment there.  Amazon had it listed as a Nov 19th release.  We might actually have it “on the shelves” a week or two early; Sybex/Wiley are working very hard on it. A few [...]

Writing of Mastering Hyper-V Deployment Nearing Completion

July 20, 2010 // 1 Comment

I’ve just submitted the last of my content to Sybex for Mastering Hyper-V Deployment.  It’s been a long and tough road.  Early work started on the project in February.  I’ve been doing my normal day job and trying to squeeze in chapters in a rush schedule.  I’ve been working during the [...]

Book Progress

June 15, 2010 // 1 Comment

Work continues on Mastering Hyper-V Deployment.  We’ve hit a few snags along the way.  We had a bit of a project shakeup over the last 2 weeks.  I hit a technical issue (VMM and OpsMgr integration) last week that has delayed one chapter while I engage support from MS. But work [...]

The Lab for the Latest Chapter

May 19, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Mastering Hyper-V Deployment book covers enterprise Hyper-V deployments (and we have stuff for the smaller guys too).  That means dealing with all the possible environments that you can encounter.  Building the lab for that in my house was a challenge – I don’t have an enterprise budget [...]

So … What Exactly Am I Writing?

April 11, 2010 // 3 Comments

You can tell I’m pretty busy because my usual high rate of blogging has dropped significantly in the last month.  Apologies for that.  The blogging has become writing.  I am involved in 2 book projects.  I’ve just seen on Twitter that details on one of those has just gone [...]

My First Book Hitting The Shelves Soon

January 21, 2010 // 6 Comments

It’s taken quite some time and amount of work but my first book is hitting the shelves soon.  When I say “my” I should clarify that I’m just one of the many contributors, with me having 4 chapters to my name. I got an email from the publishers (Sybex) to say that “Mastering Windows [...]
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