May, 2008

  • With Hyper-V, Microsoft is going to change the world of virtualization

    I just had to share this quote with you. I've been working with Edouard MELLY from Hewlett Packard for a good long while now, and in my quest to find great local references I came across this from Edouard: "I've been in charge of 2008 training for...
  • Meath County Council and Windows Server 2008

    I've been working with Gavin Fitzpatrick from Meath County Council for over a year now (he is one of the few people who attended every single one of my Longhorn Academy sessions).  As you might be able to tell, I'm on a mission to get local people...
  • O2 and Windows Server 2008 (again)

    I've been working with Michael Maher (a Principal Infrastructure Specialist working for O 2 Ireland) for over a year now.  I figured he must be getting close to deploying Windows Server 2008 by now, so I asked him how he was getting on.  He...
  • Dell and Windows Server 2008 (again)

    I've been working with  Barry O'Sullivan on and off since last May (wow it's been that long).  I was asking him the other day how he was getting on with Windows Server 2008 (had he been putting everything I taught him to good use)?  He...
  • Hyper-V and Failover Clusters

    I've been doing quite a few talks on Hyper-V recently - which if you know me, means a couple of PowerPoint slides and a load of demos. I've finally gotten around to encoding my demos - so here they are: First (just so you know there's no smoke and mirrors...
  • Ammado.com and Windows Server 2008

    I've been working with Ian Brennan, a Web Solutions Architect working for ammado.com since last May.  I was asking him how he's getting on with Windows Server 2008 the other day.  He had this to say: "At ammado.com, we’ve been learning...
  • Windows Server 2008 on Virtual PC and Virtual Server

    We've just released updates to both Virtual Server and Virtual PC to give better support for Windows Server 2008 (and Vista SP1 and XP SP3). If you're running either solution, I'd recommend you upgrade to the latest.   Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1...
  • Irish Cement and Windows Server 2008

    I've been working with Shane McDonald, from Irish Cement Ltd on and off for nearly a year. I was asking him how he's been getting along with Windows Server 2008 the other day. He had this to say: “I had high hopes for Windows Server 2008, and after...
  • Dell and Windows Server 2008

    I've been working with Mark Miley (Senior EMEA EEC Vitality Technical Trainer) from Dell for the last while, and was asking him how he's been getting on with Windows Server 2008.  He had this to say: “In my 6 months experience of training and...
  • O2 and Windows Server 2008

      I've been working with Ian Smith (IT Infrastructure) from O2 in Ireland for a year now - he attended all eight of my Longhorn Academy sessions (which were deep-dive technical sessions going into the workings of Windows Server 2008).  Ian is...
  • Moy Park and Windows Server 2008

    I was catching up with Phil Rickard, the Network Administrator for Moy Park the other day - he attended some Windows Server 2008 training I ran last year. Basically, I was seeing how he was getting on with the new OS. He had this to say: "After attending...
  • CDsoft and Windows Server 2008

    I was chatting to Rob Davies, the Technical Director of CDSoft Limited the other day - he attended some Windows Server 2008 training I ran last year.  Basically, I was seeing how he was getting on with the new OS.  He had this to say: "CDsoft...
  • Windows Server 2008 - The best thing since sliced bread?

    I've been helping Geraldine Nix, from Stryker Orthopaedics get up to speed with Windows Server 2008 since last May.  I was talking to her recently and she said this (which I just had to share): " I’ve been learning about Windows Server...