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November, 2007

  • HPC on the Edge

    Great new interview over on the Edge with Kyril Faenov, the general program manager of HPC: http://edge.technet.com/Media/An-interview-with-Kyril-Faenov-on-High-Performance-Computing-HPC--Windows-Compute-Cluster-Server/ . Check out this site for follow...
  • VMM: Ops and Planning and Deployment Content Released

    New in the SCVMM library today: Planning a Virtual Machine Manager 2007 Deployment Installing and Configuring Virtual Machine Manager 2007 Tutorial: Getting Started Creating Virtual Machines and Operations You already knew about Virtual...
  • Edgey: Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services Overview

    You already knew that *IT Pros have their own " Channel 9" now, right? It is out on the Edge . Check out Matt's Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services Overview . Actually, the Edge is not C9, and it is not Facebook for IT, but it IS the place IT...
  • Holidays Come Early for IT Pros: $100 Off TechNet Plus Subscription

    Thanks to chenley , who notes on his blog and in his webcast ( Deploying Remote Programs with Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services ) that you can get $100 of TN+ sub using the code : TMSAM03 This subscription also includes 2 free support calls to...
  • VMM: Scripted Backup

    Chris Wolf published an article on scripting backup of VMs here ( vsbackup.vbs ), based on Jeff Trumbull's VB backup script . His vsbackup.vbs script is shown in the code here: Set objShell = CreateObject ("WScript.Shell") 'Load current date (formatted...
  • Workplace Writing Tips for IT Pros

    According to this MSN article : "No matter what field you’re in or position you hold, the ability to communicate clearly, concisely and credibly in writing is a required and important skill for advancement in any organization." "The next time you...
  • Virtualization: And Oracle Makes Three

    Is it just me, or is it getting crowded in here? According to this story : "Customers can download "Oracle VM" for free starting on Wednesday , the company said. Oracle will sell service contracts for the product ranging from $499 to $999 per year...
  • VMM: IPD For Virtualization

    The IPD for Virtualization is available in the donwload center . Infrastructure Planning and Design guides include: Definition of the technical decision flow through the planning process. Listing of decisions to be made and the commonly available...
  • VMM: Vox Populi

    For October 1997: top 10 most-visited pages on the TechCenter (including the Library) were: o System Center Virtual Machine Manager TechCenter (home page) o Evaluate System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2007 o Evaluate System Center Virtual...
  • VMM: SAN Deployment

    You can deploy Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) in an environment that has either a Fibre Channel or an iSCSI storage area network (SAN) and perform SAN transfers within VMM; however, your system must be properly configured as described in this topic in...
  • IT Pros: Finally an online game for you

    Visio is running a contest/promotion/giveaway for IT Pros that shows some nifty prizes available: check out The Visio 2007 IT Pro Game Interested in breaking up your day with a hand of poker? How about learning more on how to visualize, explore...
  • VMM: Son of FAQ - including "what is offline P2V?"

    More FAQs: Q: Is there a way I can tell if a machine in my inventory is virtual? A: If the registry key -- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Virtual Machine is present, the machine is a VM. Q: What are the best cost/performance hard...
  • VMM: Scripting Guide Goes Live

    The VMM Scripting Guide is now available in the download center. The Virtual Machine Manager Scripting Guide explains how to create Microsoft Windows PowerShell scripts that execute Virtual Machine Manger 2007 commands, and provides more thatn 100 pages...
  • VMM: Discover the Technical Library

    Our first month's metrics about visitors to the VMM Technical Library worried the PTB, so they asked me to cruft up an alternate nav scheme. Here's a list of what I anticipate will the top-most-visited areas of the library... ...notice the self-fulfulling...
  • VMM: New Linux Additions for Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1

    A new version of the Linux Additions for Virtual Server is now available from the Microsoft Download Center via the following webpage: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/virtualserver/downloads/linuxguestsupport.mspx These new Additions add support...