Event Notes

Some Thoughts & Comments From WPC 2015

July 16, 2015 // 2 Comments

Here are some things that I thought were noteworthy from Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference 2015 in Orlando this week. Keep reading even if you don’t work for a Microsoft partner, because this stuff affects anyone working in the Microsoft world. These may be paraphrases because I wasn’t [...]

WPC 2015–Day 1 Keynote

July 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

A video about YouthSpark. Way to talk to partners. promote YouthSpark where there’s free licensing and partners get zip. Then there’s a performance with people drumming on ladders. Phil Sorgen He comes out wearing a brand new partner scarf. Congrats go out to the partner of the year winners. [...]

Ignite 2015 – Storage Spaces Direct (S2D)

May 12, 2015 // 3 Comments

This session, presented by Claus Joergensen, Michael Gray, and Hector Linares can be found on Channel 9: Current WS2012 R2 Scale-Out File Server This design is known as converged (not hyper-converged). There are two tiers: Compute tier: Hyper-V hosts that are connected to storage by SMB 3.0 [...]

My Microsoft Ignite 2015 Session Content

May 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Microsoft recorded and shared a video of my session, The Hidden Treasures of Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V, along with the slides. My second session, End to-End Azure Site Recovery Solutions for Small-Medium Enterprises in one of the community theatres, was not recorded so I have placed the slides [...]

Ignite 2015–Nano Server: The Future of Windows Server

May 6, 2015 // 4 Comments

Speaker: Jeffrey Snover Reasons for Nano Server, the GUI-less installation of Windows Server   It’s a cloud play. For example, minimize patching. Note that Azure does not have Live Migration so patching is a big deal. CPS can have up to 16 TB of RAM moving around when you patch hosts – no [...]
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