Jeff Alexander's Weblog

Technical Evangelist - Windows Infrastructure

August, 2007

  • Heroes Needed..

    Hi folks, With the launch of Windows Server 2008 , Visual Studio 2008 and SQL Server 2008 early next year we are looking for people that are using these technologies in positive ways. It can be anything really but mostly cool ways you are taking advantage...
  • Windows Server 2008: Essential Training!

    One of our MVP's, Anthony Borton has informed me that there is some good training coming up on Windows Server 2008 for IT Pro's and Developers. Check it out! Anthony is doing the developer training and Kyle Rosenthal is doing the IT Pro training. Windows...
  • Windows Live OneCare v2.0 Beta Refresh

    The Windows Live OnCare team has refreshed their current v2.0 beta so check it out if you are running a previous build or if not check it out anyway. What's changed? We’ve been working on speeding up virus scans, since you let us know they were too slow...
  • Sydney SharePoint UserGroup - August Meeting

    Sydney SharePoint User Group – Tuesday 21st August Brad Saide from LivePoint will discuss… The Business Data Catalogue - Aligning the Planets Brad from LivePoint will discuss what the Business Data Catalogue is, how it works and give a couple of demos...
  • Simpsonize me baby..

    Inspired by the shirt we did for Frank at Teched I had to do it. I Simpsonized my whole family! Too funny! Dad (me) My Wife My son My daughter Just upload a photo and the site does the rest... Jeffa
  • Teched 2007: A Final Note..

    Well TechEd 2007 on the Gold Coast wrapped up for another year. This is my final thoughts on the event because it's time to move on to weird and wonderful topics. I'll also include my impressions of TechEd New Zealand which I spoke at this week. This...
  • Microsoft Security Bulletin Release - August 2007

    Haven't blogged for a few days due to TechEd stuff. Promise I'll do a wrap-up soon! Meanwhile lots of security updates today! New Security Bulletins Microsoft is releasing the following security bulletins for newly discovered vulnerabilities: Bulletin...
  • Teched 2007: Day 2..

    Yesterday was the first full day of sessions and Frank kicked things off with the Keynote. He had some actors pretending to be tourists at Teched struggling to find their way around. It was Frank's last time on the big stage before he heads off to Seattle...
  • TechEd 2007: Day 1...

    Well day1 of TechEd is coming to a close and I'm sure many delegates and others are out partying or blogging about the first day which is really a registration day and a time to meet up with everyone at the welcome reception. I spent the day walking around...
  • TechEd 2007 Day 0...

    Well I'm here on the sunny Gold Coast for Teched 2007 and what is the start of a busy 2 weeks. I'm presenting at TechEd Australia and New Zealand so busy times ahead. I'm also participating in Virtual TechEd, a media interview or two and spending time...
  • TechEd is around the corner...

    Well it's the Friday before TechEd begins and as Kleefy said in his post we are all putting the final touches on our sessions and in particular the demo's. I believe slides are secondary and really setup our talks. The demo's are what people really come...
  • More IT Showcase Content...

    The IT Showcase team has been busy. Check out more new content below. Enterprise Search at Microsoft with Office SharePoint Server 2007 Published: 01/31/07 Technical White Paper added: 07/19/07 Like most large companies, Microsoft’s intranet contains...
  • TechNet Magazine Online: August 2007

    Yep it's time to think BIG! TechNet Magazine Online has released the August 2007 issue and this month it's all about our System Center family of products including System Center Configuration Manager 2007 , System Center Essentials 2007 , Operations Manager...
  • IT Pro Momentum: The Video

    The IT Pro Momentum Program is all about early adoption of Microsoft technologies and many of you have expressed or signed up to the program. For those of you wanting to sign up we ask that you wait until September this year as we are re-launching the...