Microsoft News Summary-2 May 2014

May 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

The big news yesterday was the general release of the new patch for IE on XP. Personally, I think this is a stupid mistake by Microsoft, and it will lead to some laggards to reason that Microsoft has reversed course on the end of support. Microsoft can comment all they want; most people never read [...]

Microsoft News Summary-1 May 2014

May 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Happy May Day, comrades! I was tied up with events the last couple of mornings so here is two days worth of news. Note the new beta for System Center Advisor. The security functionality looks very interesting! Virtual Processor Scheduling – How VMware and Microsoft Hypervisors Work at the CPU [...]

Please Welcome 5nine!

December 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

I’m pleased to announce that 5nine have become a sponsor of my blog.  5nine is a key player in the Hyper-V partner ecosystem, making of security, networking, and management tools & extensions. You’ll find an alternative to SCVMM for small/medium businesses, extensibility to SCVMM and [...]

Hyper-V versus vSphere Market Share

July 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

This was just shown by Kevin Turner (COO Microsoft) at WPC 2013: Not bad from 0.  Look at the trend over the pas 2 years. Technorati Tags: Windows Server 2012,Windows Server 2008 R2,Hyper-V,Virtualisation,VMware Please follow and like [...]

Comparing Microsoft Cloud with VMware Cloud

June 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

In this post, I am blogging the comparison done by Matt McSpirit at TechEd NA 2013 (video & slides here) of the Microsoft Cloud OS (WS2012 R2 Hyper-V + System Center 2012 R2) versus the VMware vCloud Suite (vSphere 5.1 + a host of vProducts).  This is a follow up to my post where I [...]

Comparing WS2012 R2 Hyper-V and vSphere 5.1

June 21, 2013 // 15 Comments

Bring on the hate!  (which gets *ahem* moderated but those vFanboys will attempt to post anyway).  Matt McSpirit of Microsoft did his now regular comparison of the latest versions of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V and VMware vSphere 5.1 at TechEd NA 2013 (original video & [...]
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