• TechDays gives Back–Halifax is Feed Nova Scotia

    As you know, the team is rolling along across Canada – hitting the Eastern destinations now with Halifax taking place on the 2nd and 3rd of November. Something that we’ve been trying to organize prior to departure, but only came to fruition now - has been an opportunity for TechDays Attendees to G ive Back to each community we visit. In Halifax – we’ve got the Folks from Feed Nova Scotia dropping a...
  • TechDays Halifax: November 2 - 3

    TechDays , Microsoft Canada’s cross-country technical conference for developers and IT pros, heads to Halifax next week! So far, we’ve been to Vancouver, Edmonton and Toronto, and now it’s time to head out east. TechDays Halifax will take place on Tuesday, November 2 and Wednesday, November 3 at the World Trade Centre ( 1800 Argyle Street ). As with TechDays in every other city, there’s a lot going...
  • Weston Foods Goes Virtual

    I was catching up on some reading and found this article at the Microsoft Momentum portal talking about how a Canadian company is leveraging Hyper-V and SC Virtual Machine Manager to consolidate servers and get more value out of the physical servers in their datacenter.  It is always great to see the success of others and even better when it is a Canadian company.  Enjoy the read and see...
  • Security Bulletins for the Regular IT Guy - #23 - October 2010

    Over pints Pierre Roman, Bruce Cowper and Rick Claus decided they would put together a concise and timely podcast each “Update Tuesday”. The object is to keep it simple by letting you know in plain non technical language what the updates are, what they resolve and why you should care. As always - if you have suggestions on making it better - please pass on your comments. Mail Rick directly...
  • TechDays Edmonton–We’re ready, are you?

    Comment to the team in real time - Use Twitter with the hashtag of #techdays_ca.
  • MS10-070 - Now available via Windows Update.

    On September 28th, Microsoft is released an out-of-band security update.  This bulletin, MS10-070 , has a maximum severity rating of Important and addresses one vulnerability in Windows. We covered it’s release on The Security Bulletins for the Regular IT Guy podcast episode #22 . As noted in the podcast and accompanying blog post, at the time of release, the security update was only available...