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May, 2008

  • Virtualization Security Best Practices – How to Lockdown a Hyper-V Host

    I recently had the opportunity to chat with Brandon Baker, Senior Dev Lead on the Hyper-V team to get some security best practices. You can hear them in this 8 minute podcast on Virtualization Security Best Practices , including: Use Windows Server...
  • Updated Hyper-V Management Tools for Vista SP1

    The updated Windows Vista Service Pack 1 management tools for the Hyper-V Release Candidate 1 are now available from the Microsoft Download Center, including:  The Hyper-V Manager Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in. The Hyper-V Manager MMC...
  • Six Sigma for Content: Bugs in Writing

    One of my favorite weekend pastimes is sailing. Garage sale-ing that is. (Note to self: that pun works better out loud than on screen…). Gslar.com has a nifty mapping app that allows me to chart a route to local garage sales , local estate sales, and...
  • A Day in the Life of a Technical Writer

    Well, this technical writer at Microsoft I mean. This post started with a colleague’s request: We want to capture some information for applicants to tech writing jobs at Microsoft about what the job really entails. In 300 words or less, tell us: What...
  • How To Run MSDN and TechNet on Hyper-V

    By now you may have heard that all of MSDN and TechNet run in production (with 4 million hits per day ) on a pre-release version of Hyper-V. If you are interested in the specifics of performance and architecture, read the technical article on how MSCOM...
  • How Microsoft Does Security

    The IT Showcase group inside Microsoft IT writes up how we do things at Microsoft. Their latest white paper is just released: How Microsoft IT Manages Physical Security through Strategic IT Convergence . This paper details the strategy for physical security...
  • Hyper-V Clustering Guide is Live

    Yesterday the Hyper-V Clustering Guide went live in the download center. The Step-by-Step Guide for Testing Hyper-V and Failover Clustering shows you how to test using Hyper-V and Failover Clustering together to make a virtual machine highly available...
  • Virtualization Security Primer: Patch up your VMs

    In this podcast with Hyper-V Senior dev lead Brandon Baker he discussed security best practices, including making sure that all your VMs, especially the ones that are “frozen”, waiting in the library, or otherwise offline are patched up before you turn...
  • Free System Center Content Search Gadget for IT Pros

    Chris Scoville has release a Vista gadget that searches System Center TechNet and MSDN conten for you: the System Center Content Search Gadget .  Splogbane: If you are reading this on a blog other than http://blogs.technet.com/tonyso , why not stop...