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Matt McSpirit on Virtualisation, Management and Core Infrastructure

August, 2008

  • Running ESX 3.5 / ESXi on VMware Workstation 6.5 Beta

    You’re probably thinking, why, on a Microsoft blog, is he banging on about running ESX?  Well, if you didn’t know, System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 doesn’t just manage Virtual Server 2005 and Hyper-V – it also manages your VI3 (&3.5...
  • IE8 Beta 2

    Bit off topic, but useful to know nonetheless.  IE8 Beta 2 has shipped, and I have to be honest, it’s a big improvement on IE8 Beta 1.  That’s not to say that Beta 1 was naff, it’s just, well, you could tell it was Beta.  This release is...
  • Windows Server 2008 Session

    A few weeks back, I was invited along to a session with the Vista Squad , which is a UK based user group, focusing on Vista, .NET, Silverlight, and more.  The session I was asked to deliver was on Windows Server 2008, and naturally, I obliged! You...
  • Windows Essential Server Solutions: Core Technical Training (Partners)

    I blogged about the 2 suites within the Windows Essential Server Solutions brand, a few months ago – for those of you’ve who’ve forgotten, you can read all about Small Business Server 2008 here , and Essentials Business Server 2008 here .  You should...
  • Microsoft Virtualisation User Group – the World’s first!

    Yep, that’s right, the World’s first Microsoft Virtualisation User Group has been established right here on these fair shores. The aim of the MVUG, is to provide a common ground for anyone to discuss current and upcoming Microsoft Virtualisation technologies...
  • Virtualisation Briefing for Partners – Re-run! (23rd September)

    This is another opportunity for Microsoft Partners to get involved in one of the biggest ever opportunities around Microsoft technologies.  Virtualisation isn’t about products , it’s about solutions .  Solutions that you, as Microsoft Partners...