Clive Watson's Blog

Clive Watson, Datacenter Technical Specialist, Microsoft UK

September, 2007

  • SCVMM How to videos

    How To Videos are brief walkthroughs of specific features in System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM). Product experts from the VMM team demonstrate basic tasks within the product. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/scvmm/bb688094.aspx Technorati tags...
  • Windows Server RC0 - yes it is...

    So that's confirmed then RC0 of Windows Server (with those WSv/viridian bits!) is now available to download: http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/features/2007/sep07/09-24windowserverrc0.mspx Ben has some guidelines that you must consider if you're planning...
  • System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) RTM's

    Finally SCVMM RTM's. It seems like ages ago (18mths+) since I first discovered that project 'Carmine' existed. I had a customer asking for a solution to manage their large Virtual Server estate, so off I went to discover our plans - at the time the...
  • WSv in 10minutes and...

    Keith has provided a screencast/blogcast (or whatever you wish to call it) on Windows Server virtualization, so if you have 10mins to spare, take a look here: Windows Server 2008 screencast - Virtualization 10 Minute Tour Also if you need to try this...
  • Is Windows Server 2008 RC0 available next week?

    According to this source Mike Neil - General Manager of Virtualization, said "We expect the release candidate next week". I've not seen this reported first-hand...so can't confirm the statement. With its built-in server Virtualization technology, Windows...
  • Webcasts, performance and Live Writer

    VolkerW posted the following links to some upcoming Webcasts on Windows Server 2008 and Virtualization, more details on his blog . I'll also repost the link to the Virtual Server performance tips (slightly dated) but has some great planning advice: http...
  • SCVMM Evaluation version

    As Tony says the evaluation pieces are now available, if you want a 120day trial version already loaded in a VHD take a look at his post. Remember to take a look at the getting started material and the How-To videos , accessible from here . Technorati...
  • More cookbooks anyone?

    Exactly a month ago we had the first Virtual Server R2 SP1 cookbooks, the next course :-) has just been delivered to the table download site . Microsoft® Virtual Server 2005 R2 Service Pack 1 and Microsoft® System Center Virtual Machine Manager The goal...
  • Virtualisation webcasts

    Thanks John for posting all the links , that should keep us all busy! These are the webcasts associated with Windows Server 2008 RC0 and the virtualization preview Technorati tags: ws2008 , virtualization , wsv
  • Quickstartgetvirtual

    Thanks to Ben for this one, the Quickstart site is for Microsoft gold partners This is what it is all about Hello and welcome to the Quickstart for Get Virtual Portal! We invite you to become a part of Quickstart for Get Virtual. This is the easiest and...