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June, 2009

  • 2 new TN Edge Virtualization Videos

    Find them all at http://edge.technet.com/Tags/Hyper-V/ 2 new ones to check out: Windows XP Mode for Windows 7 on TechNet Edge 7 minutes, 25 seconds The announcement of Windows XP mode caused a lot of excitement. In this screencast we have a look at how...
  • Free-as-in-beer IT Pro career dev

    There is a new site to help you grow in your IT Pro career: Microsoft Thrive .   There is a lot of material there on developing your skills (‘natch), but there is also a hidden gem, no, maybe better to call it a hidden pot o’gold? Well, it’s an RSS...
  • 私は、ガイジンです。

    I am a gaijin . That’s what the title of this post is supposed to say after running it through Bing translator, but how would I know? I don’t read Kanji. Is the title even written in Kanji? Or is it hiragana? Me, clueless. And gaijin, still. In these...
  • Brand me

    Discussion continues here in content development about whether/the extent to which customers care who develops content – as long as they can distinguish that the information is “supported”. The debate covers a broad range of suggestions, from putting...
  • Fear No Pirate

    CNN reports today that a Minnesota woman has been fined US$1.9M for 24 illegally downloaded songs . NOW the economy can turn around, whew! That was close…
  • A Day in the Life of an IT Pro Evangelist: James O’Neill

    I recently spoke with UK Evangelist James O'Neill about PowerShell - including 2.0, authoring best practices and the free PowerShell Management Library for Hyper-V at www.codeplex.com/psHyperV . James blogs at http://blogs.technet.com/jamesone/ . You...
  • Stupid User Bailout - Free-as-in-Beer Microsoft Security Essentials Beta

    You spend more time supporting users than you’d like – you’d like to be doing more proactive stuff, right? You spend the majority of that time bailing users out of security issues. Why should only big banks, insurance, and car companies get bailouts?...
  • Hyper-V How To: Manage Hyper-V with MOM

    If you manage your environment with Operations Manager 2007 SP1 or R2, you’ve been waiting for the Hyper-V management pack , which includes: Management of critical Hyper-V services that affect virtual machines and host server functionality Management...
  • IT Pro and the “remix”

    As an IT Pro, you may or may not be aware of the “ remix culture ”. Really, when you read TN/MSDN blogs, you are participating in it…even if you don’t think about it that way. I’m looking for some feedback from you about an idea I’ve been discussing with...
  • Hyper-V How To: Monitor Hyper-V R2 VMs in a Sidebar Gadget

    Over in the Windows Server R2 Virtualization Forum Dale Unroe shared a nifty tip: Once you install the RSAT tools for Win7 , you can use Tore’s Hyper-V Monitor Gadget for Windows Sidebar to monitor your R2 VMs - slickness.
  • Translator? Traitor!

    There is an old Italian saying that goes “ Traduttore, traditore. ” that warns “"The translator is a traitor." Localization is a hugely important activity for us in IT Pro content development. So is this whole “community/Web 2.0” thing. There...
  • E-mail Bankruptcy on the Rise

    Getting Things Done (GTD) fans may be interested in the latest way to “belt-tighten” in this time of multi-contraction: Declaring E-Mail Bankruptcy . Now, if I could just get an e-mail bailout…. How to (according to 43folders ): “1) Collect the email...
  • Free-as-in-beer Technet Virtual Conference

    Andrew’s blog post gives the details : Windows 7 – Deployment and Management Windows Server 2008 R2 - 10 things to make life easier for IT Pros An overview of Office Communications Server R2 and voice capabilities The trials and tribulations...
  • Windows Server How To: Be A Management Test Pilot

    Windows Server Site Visits in July  09 (Open to US and Canada participants only) The Windows Server User Research team wants to learn from people who are involved in any and all aspects of managing servers! If your company has at least 500 PCs and...
  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Why write your own IT Pro scripts when you can have the world’s best do it for you? Check out the Microsoft Script Center Summer Scripting Games 2009 , starting 6/15, 2009. The 100 meter dash The Long Jump Think you can do better than the competitors...
  • Hyper-V: R2 Edge Videos

    Technet Edge has a new series of Matt McSpirit video demos showing you R2 Hyper-V goodies: 1. Hyper-V R2: Initial Installation & Configuration   2. Hyper-V R2: Dynamic Storage 3. Hyper-V R2: Building a Hyper-V R2 Cluster 4. Hyper-V R2: Making...