October, 2008

  • Free training - Deployment of Vista & Office 2007

    TechNet Deployment Event This technical level 300 event is well worth attending if you are considering deploying Windows Vista or Office 2007 in the near future. Attend this event and some of Microsoft Ireland's top consultants will walk you through a...
  • 3 Free Exam Vouchers

    Microsoft is testing a new exam format and needs your help. The New Virtual Lab based Exam 70-113: TS: Windows® Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring tests candidate’s abilities to actually perform tasks and solve problems in virtual lab...
  • Windows Vista Performance (the sequel)

    Windows Vista with SP1 (and some tweaks) is faster than Windows Server 2008. Since my last post on this topic , I've been doing my homework. On my laptop Vista was always quicker than Server, but I have found some very useful information (most of which...
  • A few places have come up at the SQL Academy

    The second session, in our invite only SQL Server 2008 training series is happening in Dublin next Tuesday (14 th October 2008 from 14.00-17.00 *Registration from 1pm).  We have a few spare seats available - so if you're interested in some free training...
  • SQL Server User Group Meeting in Cork

    Niall Flanagan (Ireland's SQL Server MVP) is doing a talk down in Cork next week in the Imperial Hotel. Niall will be going into depth on SQL Server Indexes (Internals and Performance). The event is on next Monday 13th October and runs from 19:00 - 21...
  • Today's ISACA talk.

    Today I had a go at dispelling the myth that the words Microsoft and Security don't go together.  I certainly had "fun" with the projector!  Turns out it was a pin in the VGA cable - my Vista laptop was getting well and truly confused...