Blog D'Joy

This [we]blog will be used to share thoughts (mostly technical), examples, tutorials, etc. for Microsoft Tech (mostly System Center).

July, 2010

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  • Opalis Saves Time, Money and Stress - Get Started Today!!!

    By now you have read or heard something about Opalis. I know this, because you are here, reading this blog. I know, I know, you may have “ Binged ” “Opal” because you are shopping for some jewelry… That is ok, Opalis still may be able to save you or someone...
  • Installing Opalis Integration Server – Operator Console – Video Tutorial

    Alrighty then. Done. Wheew! As promised, I cranked out this final installment of the “Installing Opalis Integration Server Video Tutorial Series”. Once again, Roll Tape! I really do hope these help you get started down the track of installing and utilizing...
  • Installing Opalis Integration Server 6.2.2 - Video Tutorial

    Good Evening Readers/Viewers! After many a request, I have finally had the time to record an actual installation of the Opalis Integration Server. Caught on tape, in the wilds, the steps necessary to download, extract, install and configure Opalis are...
  • 8 Minute Demo - .NET Scripting Object – C#

    Good Morning Readers/Viewers! I decided to dive a little deeper today and provide a more “technical” demonstration for this, the latest addition to the “8-Minute-Demo Video Series”. In this video you will see how useful the “.NET Script Object” is and...
  • 8 Minute Demo – Nested Workflows

    Welcome back Readers/Viewers! Today we dive into a favorite topic of mine, “Nested Workflows”. The reason I like this Opalis capability/feature so much is the amount of power and flexibility it gives you during your Workflow Design. Creating Workflows...
  • 8 Minute Demo – Why Opalis?

    Good Monday Evening Readers/Viewers! Today I thought I would address some “Value Prop” questions with an addition to my “8-Minute-Demo Video Series”. The following recording is a "longer than 8 minutes" 8 Minute Demo which will give you the...
  • 8 Minute Demo – Opalis Manual Workflow Initiation

    Again with this “two posts in one day” thing. How lucky for you! In recent weeks I have received some questions on whether Opalis can be “Semi-Auto” as opposed to “Full-Auto” all the time. The answer is a resounding, “YES!” In fact, Opalis workflows are...
  • 8 Minute Demo – CMDB Federation and Event Remediation

    Hello Readers/Viewers! Today we get another addition to the “8-Minute-Demo Video Series” (or as it has been so aptly named) :) The following video will walk you through some “slideware” on two Opalis Examples: “ CMDB Federation ” and “ Event Remediation...
  • Opalis Goin' YouTubin'

    Good Day Readers/Viewers! I decided it was time to step into the YouTube fray and convert my WMVs (previously stored on my SkyDrive) to YouTube videos and playlists. I have even created my own YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/charlesjoyMS...