Musings of an IT Pro Evangelist

Random musings of a Microsoft IT Pro Evangelist in Redmond, WA.

January, 2008

  • Solution Accelerators for Virtualization announced!

    The guys over at the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Team (MAP) Blog have a great post today regarding the announcement of the availability of Solution Accelerators for Virtualization and the launch of Windows Server 2008.  What exactly are Solution...
  • iSCSI and WDS

    Hey gang.  More good stuff from Adam on Edge today.  We've got a cool feature entry on iSCSI.  Don't know what it is or what it does?  Check out his entry on TechNet Edge and don't forget to leave comments. Next item of the day, we...
  • Deploy Silverlight with Windows Server Update Services!

    So you want to deploy Silverlight ?  Well, David Tesar wrote in his blog a few months ago about an enterprise deployment guide that he worked on.  That's some good stuff, but we've got even better news: Starting January 22 nd   - You can...
  • It's time to start...

    WOW where did the time go? It's time to start preparing for the big launch of Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008, and Visual Studio 2008! Registration is now open for launch events all over the country. I LOVE launch events! I remember the first one...
  • Easy transfer and cool stuff on EDGE!

    I missed yesterdays entry because I was busy setting up the new laptop.  Yeah... I'm bragging, but don't tell me you don't do the same when you get a new toy!  The only pain is making sure you got ALL of the files from the old laptop. ...
  • Windows Server 2008 Security Guide - Beta now available

    One of my favorite documents for Windows Server 2003 is now available in beta form for Windows Server 2008.  If you have never reviewed these guides I strongly recommend them.  The guide makes it easy to tailor the security configuration to...
  • Mommy, why is there a server in the house?

    I have heard quite a bit of buzz from those who attended CES about how this book was one of the highlights of CES.  Now the inner IT Pro geek in me sees this as a great whitepaper to give to the wife to justify buying a Home Server .  What do...
  • So it begins..

    Let me introduce myself.  My name is Joey and after 12 plus years working in various IT roles in both large scale enterprises as well as mid-sized businesses, I have recently joined Microsoft as an IT Pro Evangelist.  I get the opportunity to...