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June, 2010

  • The future is already here. It's just not very evenly distributed…

    …saith Wm.Gibson. The future of IT Pro documentation is here – colleague Jim Holtzman shows you how to setup your Windows Home Server router on the TechNet wiki . What’s especially fabulous about this article? 8 Different OEM routers are detailed, and...
  • Just the diffs. Finally!!

    When you use the RSS Feed for a TechNet Wiki article, on change you get an email notification with a link to the article history. Clicking this link allows you to quickly go straight to what changed and make a judgment about any action you might need...
  • Understanding Hyper-V Backup

    Great buzz around Soumya’s TechEd preso Hyper-V Backup Deep Dive: A Look Under the Hood . Check it out. Click the image to play the presentation.  
  • TechNet Goes all customer service-y

    TechNet has launched a beta on the MS Connect site that allows you the “early adopter experience” that you have enjoyed for products, only this time it is for content/TechNet.   Join the fun. Make yourself heard. NOTE: Windows Live ID and Connect...
  • Customer Feedback Requested: Canonical Topic TOC

    Please check out a proposed new innovation for IT Pro content “Customer Feedback Requested: Canonical Topic TOC” at: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/customer-feedback-requested-canonical-topic-toc.aspx We'd like...
  • How to Monitor TNWIKI Content

    There is a wiki how-to to topic on tools you can combine to help you stay on top of wiki content of interest: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/wiki-how-to-monitor-content.aspx . To example, you can “subscribe” to a wiki topic...
  • TechEd 2010 Foodgasm

    One of the more pleasant lunches I’ve had in a long time – cochon muffalleta at cochon swinebar 3 blocks from the NOLA convention center where my TechEd mates are complaining about no-protein breakfasts and long meal lines. Best mufalleta evah! Bonus...
  • Making Breakfast

    Toasters are in the air today. I had two separate conversations about toasters with attendees at TechEd 2010. I’m paraphrasing: 1: “Look, just because you skillfully operate a toaster, doesn't necessarily mean you can make breakfast" "Making...
  • Hyper-V Dynamic Memory and Remote FX Demo – TechEd 2010

    I have a chance to record this short booth demo of Hyper-V Dynamic Memory and Remote FX with Principal VM Vijay Tewari at the busy Hyper-V booth in New Orleans this morning. Click the link to view the video.   To read more about DM and Remote FX...
  • Task Manager Make Over

    Breaking news from the TechEd 2010 according to the Super Site blog… “Someday, Task Manager will look like this on all our PCs. :)” “ I’m posting this from 37K feet on a SouthWest Airlines flight with WiFi pilot (and human pilot too). The flight attendant...
  • TechEd 2010 – The Journey Continues

    Posting this from 37K feet, 14.5 hours into my epic journey to TechEd 2010. Southwest Airlines has in-flight wifi! Salty goodness. One strange thing, they haven’t established the pricing yet. It’ll be somewhere between US$N and US$n, but you don;t know...
  • TechEd 2010 Bursting at the Seams

    TechEd 2010 starts tomorrow – oversubscribed with more than be over 10,500 guests, speakers and event staff in New Orleans this week. LAISSEZ LES BON TEMPS ROULET
  • “free” as in Free WiFi at Denver Airport ain’t exactly free

    It is “no cost to you as long as you first watch this ad…and log in every 30 minutes…and watch the ad again every time…and give up the top 1/5th or so of your screen to an ad rotator that you cannot close…” Just thought you should know. Oh, and, it is...
  • Why Wiki Ninjas Rule

    Traditional media images of ninjas depict them as solitary and good at doing things some (especially pirates) would term anti-social. The TechNet Wiki Ninjas are a community of TNWIKI users that are social, and care about sharing their cognitive surplus...
  • Customer Focus Design

    The IT Pro content folks here at Microsoft are trying to change the way IT Pros and developers interact with content. You may have noticed that we have started a wiki …   and I hope you didn’t miss the terrific new free-as-in-beer Windows Server...
  • Free online viewer for Hyper-V Component Architecture Poster

    As promised you can use the free online Seadragon (deepzoom) viewer for the Hyper-V Component Architecture Poster at http://bit.ly/bX1AbA . Very handy for those of us without a $10K color plotter. Plus, you can pan and zoom around the poster to see fine...