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August, 2007

  • Drive-Through VMs: SCVMM Self-Service Portal

    The Virtual Machine Manager Self-Service Portal is a Web page through which self-service users can create and operate their own virtual machines within an environment controlled by the VMM admin. In their sessions with the Self-Service Portal, self-service...
  • Virtualization Nation: How to P2V

    You can find the troubleshooting topics for P2V here. The wizard for P2V is called the "Convert physical server" wizard. In the Administrator Console click the "Convert physical server" action. Here's the "How to Convert a Physical Server to a Virtual...
  • OSS Throwdown

    Fascinating blog-forum over at How Software is Built on deep dive analysis and community conversations about software development models - closed source or open source? Read it, then go read The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless...
  • System Center: Welcome to Configuration Manager TechCenter

    The Systems Center Configuration Manager TechCenter has launched! Check it out, including the community center . Leave feedback here on whether this kind of community aggregation page adds value. Also - how do you like the library ? Would you like...
  • Virtualizaton Nation: More at Risk on Security?

    Computerworld today trumpets " Virtualization Increases IT Security Pressures ." Is that so? I suppose if you narrowly define more risk as linear with more machines, then, yes more machines = increased risk. That's like saying "Eating More Calories Will...
  • Virtualization Nation: Microsoft Virtualization Marketing site launch

    There is a new marketing site at http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserversystem/virtualization/default.mspx Check out the trippy fractal/mask thingy on the homepage... Top of What's Hot section? System Center Virtual Machine Manager...
  • Microsoft Launches Tafiti

    This morning Microsoft launched an interesting new online search experience http://www.tafiti.com , meant to help users conduct web research that spans multiple queries and sessions by helping them visualize, store and share the result. Check out the...
  • Forget Mouth to Mouth - Keep the Compressions Going

    This article quotes new medical research showing victims were 2.2 times less likely to suffer brain damage if they were among the 11 percent of patients who got chest compressions only — without mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. For those of you who have...
  • Virtualization Nation: SoftGrid TechCenter Launches

    Check out the new SoftGrid TechCenter for IT Pro info on application virtualization. Read this whitepaper to learn how application virtualization technology can help you cut IT cost growth, boost user productivity, improve service levels, and increase...
  • Virtualization Nation: Free_as_in_beer VS2K5R2 Reskit Chapters

    Rob Larson has posted some free sample chapters to the Virtual Server 2005 R2 Reskit, inlcuding: Chapter 4 - Installing Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 Chapter 5 - Virtual Server 2005 R2 Advanced Features Chapter 7 - Best Practices for Configuration...
  • Windows Live SkyDrive Beta launches

    Check out the new Windows Live SkyDrive if you like 500MB storage in the cloud that you can share out as you like. Note: WIndows Live ID and registration required. Let the SkyDrive team know how they are doing/suggest improvements on thier blog: http...
  • Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 Cookbook: Hosted Backup and Recovery Solutions for Service Providers using DPM and VS

    Matt's blog lists some tasty new treats for the Virtualization Nation, including Hosted Backup and Recovery Solutions for Service Providers using DPM and VS , " This cookbook will provide procedural, step-by-step guidance to an IT Generalist audience...