Want to learn more about Virtualization and Microsoft Technologies?  Check out the following webcast series that is happening on virtualization Technologies, there are some great ones coming up starting on October 15th. 

If you want to register for the entire series click here:  Enter the World of Virtualization Webcast Series

The webcasts will be delivered either Monday or Wednesday at 9 :30 AM – 11:00 AM Pacific Time, and they will also be available on demand.

If you want even more virtualization knowledge check out what Keith Combs has done on his blog here:Virtualization Technologies 

  • On Demand: Virtualization and Windows Server 2008 (300)
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    In this webcast we provide an overview of the virtualization role, the scenarios, and the features that make server virtualization an important pillar of Windows Server 2008. We also cover the longer-term strategy and road map for Microsoft virtualization technologies.
  • On demand: Examining Virtualization with Windows Server 2008 (300)
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    In this session, we examine the Microsoft virtualization ecosystem and how to implement it with Windows Server 2008. Taking an overall view of virtualization, we cover topics including: presentation, application, and server virtualization scenarios and technologies.
  • Monday, October 15, 2007 : A 360 View Inside the Virtual World (200)
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    Join this session for a look at what virtualization is and gain  insight into the overall Microsoft virtualization strategy. Learn about the Microsoft road map for virtualization and examine what workloads make good candidates for virtualization and why you would consider moving these workloads into a virtual world.
  • Wednesday, October 17, 2007: Windows Server Virtualization Under the Hood (200)
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    This session covers the new hypervisor-based architecture. We look at the integrated management for virtual and physical resources, including the Microsoft Management Console (MMC), the new virtual machine creation wizard, the conversion tools, the performance enhancements, and the integration into Group Policy.
  • Monday, October 22, 2007: Virtualization of Test and Development Environments, and the Impact on Existing Applications (200)
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    Tune in as we look at virtualization solutions starting with moving existing applications and infrastructure servers into a virtualized environment. We also look at the impact of virtualizing test and development environments, and some of the tools available that make this process easily manageable.
  • Wednesday, October 24, 2007:  Virtualization of Production Workloads Including Active Directory, SQL Server, and Others (200)
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    In this session, we  cover some of the best practices and tips for virtualization of infrastructure workloads, such as the Active Directory directory service, file and print, and Web servers, and the benefits of mixed workload virtualization.
  • Monday, October 29, 2007TechNet Webcast:  Optimized and Dynamic Branch Offices with Virtualized Branch Office Servers (200)
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    Learn about what you should consider before, during, and after a server consolidation in a branch office, and the role virtualization can play. We provide a comprehensive view of how and where virtualization fits in a branch office, and how it helps simplify administration and creates a dynamic, self-managing branch infrastructure.
  • Wednesday, October 31, 2007TechNet Webcast:  Managing a Virtual Solution with System Center (200)
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    In this session we cover Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager for backup and restore, and Microsoft System Center Operations Manager and Virtual Machine Manager for management and performance tuning.
  • Monday, November 5, 2007  TechNet Webcast:  Creating Business Continuity Solutions Using Windows Virtualization (200)
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    In this session, learn how Windows Server virtualization and clustering can be used to create business continuity solutions for Microsoft SQL Server and infrastructure workloads. See how  to use the new features in Windows Server virtualization, such as live backup, health monitoring, quick migration, and guest clustering.
  • Wednesday, November 7, 2007: Introducing SoftGrid to the World (200)
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    Which to use, Microsoft SoftGrid or Terminal Services? In this session, we look at these solutions, provide details on how they differ, and explain when to use them. We also cover how to install, configure, and use SoftGrid.