Matt Hester's WebLog

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September, 2009

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  • Go Ohio State and Go Navy

    Welcome College Football Season!!!!!! This weekend marks the beginning of college football.  My beloved Buckeyes are playing Navy this weekend.  The game has taken on a different meaning beyond football for a lot of folks and I have seen a couple...
  • Finally some live Event Questions and Answers

    Alright what happens when you are on the road for so long you forget how to blog.  Well one of the things, I truly am sorry, is you lose all the fun pieces of paper with questions from live events on them.  I was able to track down most of the...
  • What is the diet of a professional Football Player?

    I was looking around ESPN and saw this post about the typical meal for a NFL player.  More specifically during the 2 a-days practice a typical offensive lineman needs to take in 7500 calories a day! 975 grams of carbohydrates 277 grams of protein...
  • IT Pro Momentum Dogtown LLC Powered by Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7

    Here is a great little upgrade project for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. Company name: Dogtown LLC Public disclosure of your name and company name allowed? Yes Objectives of the project:  Migrate my home office from 3 workstations running...
  • Join TechNet and MSDN Events for a Live Webcast on September 29th to explore Windows Azure™–

    As some you have attended the live evnets for Azure this quarter, we have a webcast going on next week, click the links to register! TechNet Events Present:  Real World Azure Come spend a morning with us on September 29th to explore Windows Azure...
  • 5 Bold Predictions for the NFL 2009

    Good morning Boys and Girls it is that time of year again.  NFL starts this evening and more importantly, it is time for my 5 bold NFL Predictions!  If you recall from last year, I did not do so well: Matt eats a lot of Crow: Recap 5 bold NFL...
  • When are you planning to load Windows 7, what are your barriers?

    Jon Box one of my teammates sent me a great little article talking about Windows 7 deployments.   Click here to read the article: Survey: 41 percent of IT admins to adopt Windows 7 by 2010   Here is a quick part of the article about what...
  • SQL Azure Migration Wizard

    As some of you know for the events this quarter we are talking about Azure and the power behind cloud computing.  If you want to attend, see my previous post: TechNet and MSDN Events: Get Real into IT with Azure and Microsoft IT! Well one of my teammates...
  • Book of the Month for September 2009: On Being Brown

    Good day all my fellow football and Cleveland Browns Fans!  This months book is dedicated to the being a Browns fan.  The book is called On Being Brown by Scott Huler .  I normally try to pick books with appeal to everyone, but this month...
  • Zune HD launched on Thursday!

    Here’s a quick look at some of the highlights the Zune HD launch on Thursday!  Zune HD is the latest player in the Zune device family, available in 16GB and 32GB capacities and is the first touch screen Zune with HD functionality and powerful technology...
  • Now this is funny, Bolt owns ESPN

    I particularly like the guys stretching and warming up: