• Pass the Word… Developing a plan to change your on-line passwords.

    How often do you change your online passwords?  If you are like the vast majority of us then the answer is not nearly often enough.  Until recently I fell into the same category, and fixing that took a little bit of doing. One day several months ago I looked at Theresa and said ‘I think I am going to change all of my on-line passwords today.’  Easier said than done. The first problem...
  • The “SQL Guy” Post # 30: How to Recover from a Lost SA Password in SQL Server 2012

    Working at Microsoft provides many opportunities to receive pearls of wisdom from individuals at other parts of the organization.  Saleem Hakani sent along this little gem a few days ago and I wanted to share it with you.  It outlines how to recover an SA password if you forgot it – though you do need to shutdown your SQL Server instance and start it in maintenance mode to accomplish this...
  • Windows Server 2012 home lab preparation

    We’ve been criss-crossing this great country of our for a couple of months now delivering IT camps and Windows Server 2012 launch events. You can see the details here and here . So far we’ve delivered: 15 IT Camps with a few more to come A 5 city launch tour for Windows Server 2012 7 Windows 8 community events (in collaboration with the Springboard Series Technical Expert...
  • Best Practices for Implementing Identity Management Solutions - Seminars

    Avaleris and Microsoft will be hosting a seminar series on Identity Management & Secure Access to discuss ways that IT can meet the latest challenges in implementing Identify Management Solutions. Microsoft’s Forefront Identity Manager 2010 (FIM) R2 solution will be demonstrated. Come learn about some of the latest enterprise identity and security capabilities that Microsoft has to offer...
  • Liste De Liens Pour Approfondir Ses Connaissances

    J’ai toujours trouve que le montant d’information sur les propriétés internet de Microsoft était énorme. Il y a des moments où je me demande ou je vais trouver l’information que j’ai besoin. Surtout qu’il y a plusieurs sites. Tous avec beaucoup de ressources disponible. Microsoft Virtual Academy TechNet Office Edge MSDN...
  • Listing of learning opportunities

    I find the Microsoft properties vast and fertile locations to find good contextual and relevant training material. It’s true… With properties like the ones bellow, there is so much content, that it become hard to keep track of all the sessions you want to review. Microsoft Virtual Academy TechNet Office Edge MSDN   I’m always going through and finding gems, and the week after that someone asks...
  • Winning by having your head in the Cloud.

    As a child, my mom always told me that I had my head in the clouds. Many, many years later, it’s finally a good thing. You could win BIG!  Just by becoming an IT innovator with Microsoft Private Cloud. It’s actually a double win. You can win prizes but you also win a career boost by being part of a “game changing” shift in the way enterprises are doing business. What is this about? … Glad you...