Operations Manager

Presentation – Microsoft Azure And Hybrid Cloud

May 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

I recently presented in the MicroWarehouse and Microsoft Ireland road show to Irish Microsoft partners on the topic of the Cloud OS, comprised of Azure, Windows Server 2012 R2, Hyper-V, and System Center 2012 R2. You can find the slide deck below. Microsoft Azure & Hybrid Cloud from Aidan Finn [...]

Mapping The Microsoft Hybrid Cloud – Work In Progress

March 20, 2014 // 1 Comment

I am attempting to map out the infrastructure elements (not the app/dev elements) of the Microsoft hybrid cloud. This is a work in progress. If you spot any missing pieces then please comment and I will update. You’ve heard terms like Cloud OS and hybrid cloud. What do they mean? I will attempt [...]

UR1 For System Center 2012 R2 Is Available – Be Careful

January 29, 2014 // 1 Comment

Microsoft has released Update Rollup 1 for System Center 2012 R2, covering everything except Endpoint Protection and Configuration Manager (they’re almost a separate group). As usual with update rollups, I would caution you to let others download, install, and test this rollup. Don’t approve it [...]

Launch Event – Learn From The Best; Not From The Rest

November 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

There are only hours now between now and the start of TechCamp 2013 in City West in Dublin, where Irish MVPs (and a couple of Microsoft folks) will be presenting on: Windows Server 2012 R2 Service automation using System Center 2012 R2 Hybrid cloud using Hyper-V Network Virtualization, NVGRE, SCVMM [...]

Update Rollup 3 For System Center 2012 Service Pack 1

July 24, 2013 // 1 Comment

Microsoft released UR3 for System Center 2012 SP1 overnight.  It contains bug fixes for: App Controller Operations Manager Virtual Machine Manager Download links and installation instructions are on the site. My advice: considering the quality of patches coming out of Redmond recently, I’d [...]

Update Rollup 2 For System Center 2012 SP1 Is Released

April 10, 2013 // 2 Comments

Microsoft has released UR2 for System Center 2012 SP1 via Windows Update.  That means you’ll auto download and deploy (pending manual/auto approval on your part) this update via WSUS, etc.  You can also manually download the updates to each product.  Note that VMM is not included [...]

Infrastructure Planning & Design Guide For OpsMgr 2012

November 13, 2012 // 0 Comments

Microsoft has released an IPD for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager. This guide outlines the infrastructure design elements that are crucial to a successful implementation of Operations Manager. It guides you through the process of designing components, layout, and connectivity in a [...]

Mastering System Center 2012 Operations Manager

October 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

Congratulations to the authors of Mastering System Center 2012 Operations Manager, particularly to Irish System Center MVPs Paul Keely and Kevin Greene.  I know this book was an odyssey for the guys, but they probably feel like champs now that the book is on sale. I expect that it’s going to [...]
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