Alan's World of IT

The trials and tribulations of an IT Pro working in a Marketing team.

August, 2009

  • New Content from SQLServerFAQ

    The SQLServerFAQ site has some new content posted on SQL Server Certification, Data Mining, Analysis Services and SQL Server toolset. LiveMeeting recording of the An Evening with the Microsoft Learning Team - Understanding SQL Server Certification and...
  • Why Do I have So Many Boxes?

    Do you find yourself looking at your machine room and wondering “Why are there so many machines in there?” Often it’s just a question of having to run legacy applications or applications that are just too time consuming and expensive to consolidate onto...
  • Register for Beta Exam 71-662: TS: Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, Configuring

    You are invited to take beta exam 71-662: TS: Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, Configuring. If you pass the beta exam, the exam credit will be added to your transcript and you will not need to take the exam in its released form. The 71-xxx identifier is...
  • Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Resource Kit Reviewed

    After what seemed an age of waiting the Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Resource Kit is here. Now, is it worth the wait? Actually it is. Until now the best publication on Hyper-V was SAMS Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Unleashed, but this guide now takes that...
  • Exchange Server 2010 Release Candidate Available

    Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 RC helps you achieve new levels of reliability and performance by delivering features that simplify your administration, protect your communications, and delight your users by meeting their demands for greater business mobility...
  • How to Share a Parent Disc with child discs on Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V

    One problem I have using Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V that I didn’t using VPC was the ability to point the differencing discs to one parent. This is a trick I use to share one Parent disc with multiple child discs within Hyper-V is to use a Hardlink. On...