August, 2010

  • August Movie Review “ Star Trek”

    I have never been confused for a Trekkie.  It’s not that I don’t like Star Trek.  The opposite is true.  I have on occasion really enjoyed an episode, outtake, even one of the movies.  I am familiar with the basics of the show and...
  • Bytes Interview with Matt Hester

    Last summer I worked with one of my best friends, Matt Hester , on a new book entitled “ Windows Server 2008 R2 Administrators Instant Reference ”  It was a great experience!  I continue to focus on Windows Server and the amazing things it can...
  • Enable the Active Directory Recycle Bin

    One of the coolest new features of Windows Server 2008 R2 is the Active Directory Recycle Bin.  I recorded a quick video about why this is such a cool improvement, and also demonstrate some of the basics of setup and how to use it. I have included...
  • How the Microsoft Cloud is Changing the World. (And Mars Too!)

    While I was at TechEd I had the opportunity to interview Patrick Butler Monterde.  He has done some of the most interesting work that I know of using the Microsoft Cloud and some of our key partners such as NASA.  The interview went public today...
  • Top 15 Windows Server Innovations In the Past 15 Years

    Windows IT Pro is celebrating its 15 year anniversary this year.  Congratulations! That’s a major achievement in our industry.  As part of a series Michael Otley wrote a post for the Windows It Pro blog called “Top 15 Windows Server Innovations...