Confessions of a Microsoft Consultant

Daniel Oxley is an Infrastucture Consultant working for Microsoft Consulting Services in Madrid, Spain. He specialises, amongst other things, in large-scale deployments of Microsoft Windows using technologies such as BDD2007 and the Microsoft Deployment

July, 2008

  • The final nail in VMWare's coffin?

    Warning, this post may offend some of the diehard VMWare fans, especially my brother... I have refrained from blogging about the Hyper-V RTM release a few weeks ago, simply because of the fact that almost every Microsoft employee has already posted...
  • Closing time for the bar

    If you run Outlook 2007 on a Windows Server 2008 machine, then you may have noticed that your Outlook persistently shows that little yellow bar saying "Click here to enable Instant Search".  Unfortunately, clicking on the bar does not enable...
  • Disconnecting Hyper-V

    My work laptop runs Windows Server 2008 for one main reason, Hyper-V. I have a 64 bit CPU with 4 Gb of RAM installed, so it seemed the obvious choice to install it! Everything runs very well, especially my virtual machines which as an Infrastructure consultant...