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Microsoft News 28-May-2015

May 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Very little to cover here, except one possibly controversial article on Hyper-V that you long-time readers might expect me to write an angry response to … Hyper-V Hyper-V’s Biggest Weakness: A post that I wrote for When to use Hyper-V Dynamic Memory versus Runtime Memory Resize: [...]

Microsoft News – 14 January 2015

January 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Here’s the Microsoft updates from the last few days. Windows Server Advances in Active Directory since Windows Server 2003: Features that people have been asking for since 2003 … some have been there since Windows Server 2008! System Center Windows Azure Pack and it’s licensing: A post by [...]

Microsoft News – 9 January 2015

January 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

3 big announcements from Azure last night plus a useful Hyper-V reporting script feature today. Hyper-V Hyper-V Reporting Script: A post by Ben Armstrong promoting a very useful script by Hyper-V MVP Serhat AKINCI System Center Hyper-V NVGRE Gateway Toolkit: An alternative way to deploy Hyper-V [...]

Microsoft News – 6 January 2015

January 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

A few little nuggets to get you back in the swing of things. And yes, I have completely ignored the US-only version 1.2 Azure Pricing Tool that suffers from “The Curse of Zune”. Hyper-V Setting up Port Mirroring to Capture Mirrored Traffic on a Hyper-V Virtual Machine:A handy but rarely [...]

The Great Big Hyper-V Survey of 2012 Has Launched

October 1, 2012 // 4 Comments

You can participate in the survey HERE.   Just over a year ago, we asked people to answer 80 questions about their intentions and implementations of Hyper-V and System Center in The Great Big Hyper-V Survey of 2011. We learned a lot about how people were using Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V [...]

Build A WS2012 Hyper-V Cloud Using PowerShell

August 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

Fellow MVP David Lachari found a great series of Microsoft blog posts on how to use PowerShell scripts (with examples) to build a Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V cloud.  It’s some impressive stuff. You might want to check out my series of posts on converged fabrics to understand some of the [...]

Microsoft Private Cloud Computing Book Nearing The Stores

May 23, 2012 // 3 Comments

I just saw this tweet by Damian Flynn, regarding the book Microsoft Private Cloud Computing (Sybex, 2012): #MsftPrivateCloud And it is done, that final edits have being submitted and the printer takes ownership tomorrow! Hans, Patrick and Damian did in incredible amount of work on this book.  [...]

VMware Cloud Management Stuck In The 1990s

May 8, 2012 // 0 Comments

Credit to Dave Northey (DPE, MSFT IE) for blogging this one.  VMware’s CTO, Dr. Stephen Herrod says: VMware Cloud Infrastructure Suite is really more of a marketing term. Those of you know our products deeply know that they don’t fit this well together as they need to. Some of them have [...]
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