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  • Win8/WS2012 Deployment Survival Guide

    Here are some links for you to get started deploying Windows 8 and/or Windows Server 2012 compiled for you by a support lead colleague Server Posterpedia (free app): http://www.serverposterpedia.com/ Deployment Installing the .NET Framework...
  • Server Posterpedia V2 Free-as-in-Beer in the Store

    Over on the Windows Server Blog , a blog of blogs, Microsoft Community Lead Kevin Beares introduces Server Posterpedia V2 . Now with extra goodness, still free-as-in-beer, no charge, gratis. You can watch a short video demo on YT: http://aka.ms...
  • On Proprioception - Dude, did you just flick?

    Say what now? There is a new way of interacting with computers, and I have to RTFM? Well, not really. I know that you IT Pros already know all this, but, since you are the TechSupport/IT Department for friends/family neighbors who might be unfamiliar...
  • R.I.P. - Russell Means

    One who is gone . Native American, actor, activist, my grandpa look-alike, icon, man I respected and looked up to all my life. He died this week and his ashes were spread on the Rez. This image (spitting one for grandpa Leo) is from NNN . My...
  • Power to the People

    If you read this blog, you know about the TechNet Wiki I helped start a while ago. The wiki represents many kinds of awesome. The best of which is the people who care enough about technology, and the wiki, to contribute content. The wiki has been nominated...
  • I love this company... here's 1B reasons why

    This year is our 30th Employee Giving Campaign at Microsoft and today we announced that our U.S. employees have raised $1 billion in cash for more than 31,000 nonprofit and community organizations since the start of the campaign. http://blogs.technet...
  • Free-as-in-beer Microsoft Poster App

    Many of you saw this app at TechEd NA and TechEd Europe and asked "When can I get it?" It's heeeere: http://apps.microsoft.com/webpdp/en-US/app/server-posterpedia/f988071c-66dc-4281-8028-637ac0f09061 Free-as-in-beer. This YT vid shows how...
  • I Do Not Think This Word Means What You Think It Means

  • Leaping Goats, On the Nature of

    In his book Three Uses of the Knife: On the Nature and Purpose of Drama, David Mamet writes: ..." It is our nature to elaborate perception into hypotheses and then reduce those hypotheses to information upon which we can act. It is our special adaptive...
  • Script Explorer RC

    Folks, Microsoft Script Explorer for Windows PowerShell RC has released. Script Explorer helps scripters find Windows PowerShell scripts, snippets, modules, and how-to guidance in online repositories such as the TechNet Script Center Repository , PoshCode...
  • R.I.P. Andy

    I had the pleasure and honor of working for a short time in my LBM (life before Microsoft) with Andy Griffith. May he rest in peace . He was one helluvanactor, and an inspiration to me and many he worked with.
  • Cloud is to Datacenter as HAL is to PC

    Something really big for the IT Pro just happened. Jeffrey Snover introduces it this way " Many years ago, Microsoft joined with other companies to define the Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL), a set of standards to abstract the devices on a PC (and...
  • The CIO Has Spoken - Enterprise: Get-Social

    If you are in IT, and you haven't yet defined exactly what "social" means in your IT environment, best of luck to you catching up. See what they had to say at the CIO Summit: http://aka.ms/CIOSOC
  • The IT Pro Customer Has Spoken

    The information on the TechNet wiki is written by IT Pro/Devs for IT Pro/Devs. Why is this important? In the words of a satisfied user: "Over 70% of the articles in TNWiki are real-world scenarios. That's exactly what I need in my job." read the...
  • New Server/Cloud Blog of Blogs

    check out the new blog of blogs for Microsoft Server and Tools http://blogs.technet.com/b/serverandtools/
  • Azure Security Guidance

    “The good news is that all of the security development practices, principles, and techniques you already know still apply when developing cloud applications.” For the drill down, read this newly-published Windows Azure Security Guidance .
  • Another Free-as-in-beer App You Should Install Today

    Use your phone camera to translate printed text, voice recognition to translate spoken text, or the keyboard to enter text that you want to translate. Use your phone's camera to make translating signs, menus, newspapers, or any printed text a snap. Just...
  • Server News - Free-as-in-beer App You Should Install Today

    Wouldn't it be great if there was an App that you could run on your Win8CP or Windows Phone 7 that "pushed" you important Windows Server news? Do you read blogs like Ben Armstrong , Virtualization Team , Mark Russinovich ? Well colleagues Martin...
  • I.O.U. (1K-6) Words

    Free-as-in-beer Hyper-V Poster http://aka.ms/HVPstr Windows Server 2008 Hyper-v Component Architecture with Service Pack 1 Hyper-v Component Architecture Windows Server 2008 R2 component posters Windows Server 2008 Component Posters
  • IT Pro Secret Weapon

    Increasingly, you don’t need a GUI to get your IT Pro job done. Everything you can do in the GUI, you can do in PowerShell. This is even more true in Windows Server “8” Beta. Not just because there are >2300 cmdlets. Now, you don’t...
  • Hyper-V Cmdlets in Windows Server 8 Demo Video

    Hyper-V PM Eric Bahna recently recorded a video demo of the new Hyper-V Windows PowerShell cmdlets in Windows Server "8* Beta . The complete demo is about 21 minutes long. Windows Server 8 Hyper-V PowerShell Demo Uncut (Please visit the site...
  • Brain Rules for Meetings (and UIs)

    In Brain Rules for Meetings John Medina tells us: "you've got 30 seconds before they start asking the question, "Am I going to pay attention to you or not?"" This advice holds true for new UIs as well. If you have installed the Windows Server "8" Beta...
  • Test Driving Windows 8 Server

    Bill Laing's blog post today announces Windows Server 8 Beta availability . Some other tidbits to add to your IT Pro reading list include: Download Windows Server "8" Beta http://aka.ms/wdjd5y Win8 Keyboard Shortcuts http://aka.ms/hlagp4...
  • How to find stuff I wrote on TechNet Wiki

    The business case for changes to the TechNet Wiki is complex. On the "fit for purpose" side of the equation, I try to explain the numbers thusly: 1. There are orders of magnitude more readers than contributors 2. There are orders of magnitude more...
  • TechNet Wiki gets a facelift

    http://technet.com/wiki/ got a facelift, near Valentites Day. Coincidence? You decide. But seriously folks, here is the new look. How do you like it? leave comments.