October, 2007

  • Virtualization Webcast resources......

    Here are the resources noted in the webcast from earlier today.... Microsoft Virtualization Home Page - This is our main resource site for all things virtualized. Virtualization Calculators - Use these calculators to help determine your hardware needs...
  • Data Protection Manager 2007 is out the door....

    See Jason Buffington's announcement over on the DPM Blog . I played around with DPM a bit for protecting server data, but I am really excited about protecting my Exchange and SQL servers. I am going to install DPM sometime in the next couple of weeks...
  • Virtualization Webcast Series...

    I have been using virtualization products for the past 7 or 8 years. I started with VMWare and used it when I was on the SBS Support team. I virtualized a couple common common configurations of SBS and it allowed me to do some basic testing and reproduction...
  • Missing Graphics....

    You will notice some missing graphics on my blog today. I host the images on my home servers and Tanner Electric , our local electric provider has a scheduled outage from 8a-4p Pacific. They are replacing some equipment and trimming trees in the area...
  • Windows, Office and Exchange Connections in Vegas...

    Have you heard of Windows Connections ? or Office Connections ? Or SharePoint Connections ? What about Exchange Connections ? The "Connections" events are a semi-annual event hosted by Penton Media, a division of Windows IT Pro magazine/ community. It...
  • Zune 2.0 is here!

    Larry Larsen over at on10.net has posted some details regarding the new Zune 2.0 players. You can also head over to the Zune Marketplace for some more information as well. The Cool Features -- Over the air sync (don't need to dock!), WMA Lossless Support...
  • How Exchange Edge Services and Forefront can save your marriage....

    I have been joking around this quarter during my System Center presentations that I don't need a System Management solution on my home network because my wife alerts me of any and all issues. Exchange Server down? My phone rings with my wife on the other...
  • The old and the new....

    ***Updated*** My original post of this was actually a draft. I have updated the post and corrected some spelling and grammatical issues. I just read Scott Hanselman's post about his first 3 weeks with the company. I found it humorous because I have been...
  • Technet resources....

    Based on the email I receive, I sometimes wonder if people know about all of the excellent Technet offerings we have. I took some time today to link out to some cool Technet properties. Some you will know very well. Others might be new to you. Check them...
  • Rory leaves Microsoft...

    If you have never read any of Rory's blog posts, then you have missed out on some of Rory's most personal moments. It is all archived over at his blog . Check it out when you have a spare week to kill. It takes about that long to get through some of his...