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September, 2008

  • Gustav, my first video

      Here is my first attempt at video streaming from this blog. As you saw in my last post I helped at a relief center for Hurricane Gustav.  I did a presentation for my team about my experience.  I hope you enjoy.
  • MS Turns on San Antonio Data Center.

    The power was turned on yesterday.  See the below article from www.mysanantonio.com Microsoft Corp.'s most technologically advanced data center opens today in Westover Hills. It's a massive $550 million, 470,000-square-foot building that will contain...
  • Gustav Relief has changed me

      Today I have been in Monroe, LA with our Microsoft Across America Technology Truck.  I volunteered to help with Gustav relief.  So yesterday I dropped everything and drove 5 hours over here to catch up with the truck. Our Mission: ...
  • Virtualization Roadshow coming to a town near you soon!

    My fellow blogger Keith Combs just put up this post:     If you have not signed up for the Virtualization Launch Tour that is getting ready to kick off, be sure to sign up fast before all of the seats get reserved.  Here’s the agenda...
  • Put your Server in a Tent in the rain forest it will still run....

    I saw this recently on www.infoworld.com   You've heard about datacenters in shipping containers. But how about a datacenter in a tent? And in rainy Seattle? Enterprises are pushing the operating parameters that server vendors recommend for factors...
  • SQL 2008 Roadshow

    United States - English Register now for the SQL Server 2008 Roadshow starting in October Come and learn more about SQL Server 2008 and the new enhanced capabilities of the product.  We will be exploring security and database management, how to best...