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Matt McSpirit on Virtualisation, Management and Core Infrastructure

March, 2009

  • VHD Test Drive – More Images Added

    For those of you who don’t know about the VHD Test Drive site, its a Microsoft site, where you can download pre-built Virtual Hard Disks, containing Microsoft OS’s and Server Applications like Exchange 2007. These are a pretty handy selection of VHDs...
  • Time to get Clustered…

    Justin over at the Virtual World blog has posted information around a number of upcoming clustering-related webcasts, that, if you’re a regular reader, I’m sure you’ll find interesting if you can squeeze them into your diary. The sessions that will be...
  • Announcing the App-V 4.6 Technical Adoption Program

    As mentioned in my previous post, a number of the features for the next release of App-V, namely version 4.6, have been announced, however this post focuses on the availability of the App-V 4.6 Technical Adoption Program (TAP). As mentioned in my previous...
  • App-V Announcements

    Now I don’t think I talk about Application Virtualisation enough on this blog - whenever I see the technology, I always think ‘now that is cool stuff’, and Partners/Customers tend to agree, but, for those of you not in the know, what it is? Well, the...
  • Edinburgh Virtualisation Unplugged Slides

    For those of you who attended the Microsoft Virtualisation Unplugged event, at the Microsoft Edinburgh office, in association with Capito – firstly, thanks for coming along, and I hope you found the content useful.  There was a great deal of content...
  • SCVMM 2008 R2 Beta – Now Available to Download

    Following up from my previous post , announcing that you could sign up to be notified when the Beta was available to download, I’m pleased to say that you can now go ahead and download it!  Rakesh has the details on his blog too. It’s going to be...
  • System Center Virtual Machine Manager R2 (Beta)

    Normally, I get my release information from internal sources, however on this occasion, Patrick, from the MVUG blog , emailed me with the news!  The SCVMM 2008 R2 (Beta) signup process is now online!  You can sign up to be one of the first to...
  • System Center Video: Bringing it all Together with Dynamic IT

    Now, before you get too excited, calm down, this isn’t one of my videos, but frankly, it’s too good not to share. The guys in the US (one of them is from the UK! – Go UK!) have produced an excellent video that really showcases the technologies within...