February, 2008

  • It's good to talk..

    Thanks for your comments on my last post. I've commented myself, but just in case you aren't reading the comments - here's my reply to Kim: So http://itcomparison.com/Virtualization/MShypervvsvi35/HyperVvsvmware35esx.htm is a great comparison of a...
  • Comparing Microsoft and VMware Virtualisation

    I was just reading Yankee Group's report - " Virtualization Price War: VMware's Little Big Horn? ", and just had to share this with you (I think it speaks for itself): If you haven't got access to the report (which we didn't pay for - before...
  • More Free Training (for SharePoint 2007)..

    Just stumbled across this (and thought I'd share it): Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Training Standalone Edition http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=7BB3A2A3-6A9F-49F4-84E8-FF3FB71046DF&displaylang=en · step...
  • Due to popular demand..

    Our last two Deploying Windows Vista and Office 2007 workshops were such a success, that we've had to put on another session. Event Overview For organisations considering the deployment of either Windows Vista or the 2007 Office system - or both...
  • 2GB Memory Keys anyone?

    I've got half a dozen 2GB memory keys in my hand (well, they're on my desk). I'm looking for local (read Ireland - North & South) references of people who have done interesting things with Windows Server 2008. Hopefully this is obvious, but...
  • Windows Vista SP1 anyone?

    Well it took its time, but it's here now.  Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) Released To Manufacture (RTM) last Monday (4th February).  It's now available everywhere except Microsoft Update. You can download it from TechNet , MSDN , Licensing...
  • Distribution of IE7 via WSUS

    If you use WSUS to update your PCs & Servers, read on (otherwise ignore). If you use WSUS, you may need to take action even if you have previously declined Windows Internet Explorer 7. If you have configured WSUS to “auto-approve” packages marked...
  • Failover Clustering with Windows Server 2008

    I've been on the road launching Windows Server 2008 to the community.  Belfast last Thursday, Cork this Monday and Galway yesterday - Dublin is on the 13th. One of my demos is setting up a Failover Cluster using Windows Server 2008.  For anyone...
  • ISSA / UCD Irish Cybercrime Survey

    I've just been reading the results from the 2006 Irish Cybercrime Survey (a joint project between the Irish chapter of the Information Systems Security Association and the Centre for Cybercrime Investigation at University College Dublin). The results...