Jeff Alexander's Weblog

Technical Evangelist - Windows Infrastructure

July, 2008

  • Twitter Down?

    Since I’ve been in the US I’ve been Twittering a lot.  But to my surprise this is what I found this morning at about 9:00AM PST. Hmmmm.. Jeffa
  • PowerShell Community

    So I’m in the US right now attending the big Microsoft geek-fest called TechReady and this morning we had a  session by the Windows Server guys.  They pointed me to a great resource for Windows PowerShell .  So head over to www.powershellcommunity...
  • Another TechEd Vodcast: Interview with Werner Kasselman

    Time for another Vodcast on Teched Australia 2008!   This time I’m talking with Werner Kasselman who is one of my speakers in the Server track at Teched this year.  In my last post i talked with Martin Gregory to get a business view of Teched...
  • Teched Australia 2008: Vodcast with Martin Gregory

      Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been interviewing people from within Microsoft and out of Microsoft who have something to do with Teched Australia 2008 .  What I plan on doing is interviewing my speakers and those people that are working...
  • Screencast: Using Windows PowerShell

    Windows PowerShell in my opinion is the most important tool for administrators that we have released in many  years.  It helps to automate the tasks that administrators are faced with every day.  I’ve been talking with customers for awhile...
  • TechNet Magazine: August 2008 Edition

    The August edition of TechNet Magazine is now online.  Here are some highlights. SQL Server:  Top Tips for Effective Database Maintenance Windows Administration:  Taking Your’s Server’s Pulse System Center:  Windows PowerShell in System...
  • We can solve it..

    Yesterday former Vice President Al Gore challenged America to change the way they are currently do things in regards to the environment.  Very much worth watching!  Watch it below.. More at www.wecansolveit.org . Technorati Tags: Green IT ,...
  • Windows Server 2008 as a workstation..

    This topic has been floating around a few blogs for awhile now and I decided to give it a go on my Lenovo Thinkpad T61P.  After all it’s 64-Bit; has 4GB of RAM and supports Hyper-V.  And as I begin to prepare my sessions  for TechEd Australia...
  • Sydney Windows Infrastructure Group: July Meeting

    This month at the Sydney Windows Infrastructure Group we have a great lineup of sessions.  So if your in the Sydney area and want to hear some great content on Windows Server 2008 then get along to the next meeting to be held on Tuesday July 15th...
  • Microsoft Security Bulletin Release: July 2008

      Please see details of this months Security Bulletin Release. Bulletin Number Maximum Severity Affected Products Impact MS08-037 Important Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008. Spoofing MS08-038 Important Windows Vista...
  • New Environment Websites

    At Microsoft we have a number of initiatives at work now to help reduce our impact on the environment and help to stop global warming.  I know through talking to many of you in the IT sector that there are a wide range of opinions on this issue. ...
  • Screencast: Windows Server 2008 Server Core

    Over the last 6 months or so I’ve been talking to a lot of customers about what my Top 10 features are in Windows Server 2008.  So now that I haven’t been travelling for awhile I’ve had some time to turn all the demo’s I’ve done in  those sessions...
  • Quick Poll: HPC 2008 Session at TechEd 2008

    A few of us internally have been discussing whether we should have a session at TechEd 2008 on High Performance  Computing 2008 or HPC 2008 for short.  So we wanted to throw this out to the community and get your thoughts.  So this is the...
  • New Content from the IT Showcase team..

    More new content available from the Microsoft IT Showcase team. Deploying Microsoft Forefront Client Security at Microsoft Microsoft IT details the planning, deployment, and ongoing management of the largest current deployment of Forefront Client...
  • Sydney Windows Mobile User Group

    This is just a heads up.  The July meeting for Sydney Windows Mobile User Group is tonight at Microsoft North Ryde.  Below are all the details Location:   Microsoft 1 Epping Road North Ryde NSW 2113 Date and Time:   Tuesday July 1...
  • Goodbye FY08…hello FY09..

    Well another financial year has passed which means it’s a time to reflect on the achievements of the past year and begin to plan for the next financial year.  Actually we’ve been planning for awhile now so it’s time to begin all the new and exciting...