Event Notes

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 [...]

Platform Vision & Strategy–Storage Overview

May 5, 2015 // 2 Comments

Speakers: Siddhartha Roy and Jose Barreto This will be a very interesting session for people What is Software Defined Storage? Customers asking for cost and scales of Azure for their own data center. And this is what Microsoft has done. Most stuff came down from Azure, and some bits went from [...]

Ignite 2015 – Platform Vision & Strategy Network Overview

May 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Speakers: Yousef Khaladi, Rajeev nagar, Bala Rajagopalan I could not get into the full session on server virtualization strategy – meanwhile larger rooms were 20% occupied. I guess having the largest business in Microsoft doesn’t get you a decent room. There are lots of complaints about [...]

Ignite 2015–Keynote

May 4, 2015 // 2 Comments

The room is huge. The screens feature a sports-style “before the event” set of reports and interviews to entertain the audience – necessary because the wifi is frakked. Brad Anderson goes through lots of stats, including that there are 24,000 IT pros attending Ignite – which is actually [...]

My TechEd Europe 2014 Session Is On Channel 9 Website

October 30, 2014 // 2 Comments

Microsoft has published my session from TEE14 (From Demo to Reality: Best Practices Learned from Deploying Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V) onto the event site on Channel 9; In this session I cover the value of Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V: How Microsoft backs up big keynote claims about WS2012 R2 [...]
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