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Wrapping Up MVP Summit 2016

November 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

I’ve spent the last week at Microsoft head quarters in Redmond, WA, staying at the nearby Bellevue, WA, with 1000-2000 other MVPs from around the world. I can’t share specifics – the first rule of Summit is that you don’t talk about Summit – but I can tell you that it’s always an [...]

MVP Award – Year 9

July 1, 2016 // 6 Comments

I received word this afternoon that I was awarded MVP status by Microsoft for my 9th year. What is an MVP? According to Microsoft: For more than two decades, the Microsoft MVP Award has provided us an opportunity to say thank you to independent community leaders and to bring the voice of community [...]

What Are Microsoft “Flights” And “Flighting”?

April 1, 2015 // 1 Comment

There is a term that I’ve heard for a while when talking to Microsoft program managers, and it has started to be used publicly by Microsoft staff. I read it on a post by Ben Armstrong: If you are already on 10049 and have not yet enabled Hyper-V, you can either follow the above steps, or hang [...]

Microsoft News – 27 March 2015

March 27, 2015 // 1 Comment

Welcome to the Azure Times! Or so it seems. Lots of Azure developments since I posted one of these news aggregations. Windows Client Reducing Windows Deployment time using Power Management: Saving up to 50% of time. Azure Creating a Recovery Plan for Hyper-V VM failover to Microsoft Azure: A post I [...]

Microsoft News – 13 March 2015

March 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Quite bit of stuff to read since my last aggregation post on the 3rd. Windows Server Enable and Use Remote Commands in Windows PowerShell: For when you get the error “Unable to connect to the server using Windows PowerShell Remoting”. Hyper-V KB3031598: Hyper-V host crashes and has errors when [...]

Microsoft News – 3 March 2015

March 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Here’s the latest in the Microsoft world! Hyper-V Enabling Secure Boot on Linux with the Windows Technical Preview: Making use of Generation 2 VM security. System Center Choose between differencing disks or dedicated disks: New functionality for SCVMM/WAP. Azure Real World Site debugging using [...]

Microsoft News – 26 February 2015

February 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

In today’s cloudy link aggregation I have news on Windows Server (2003 end of life to Azure), Private Cloud bugs, Azure, and Office 365. Windows Server Be Prepared for Tomorrow’s Business: Prioritize Your Windows Server 2003 Migration: Although 75% of IT professionals are aware that support for [...]

Microsoft News – 24 February 2015

February 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Here is the latest news in the world of Microsoft infrastructure: Hyper-V Hyper-V receives Red Hat certification: Add RHEL 7.0 to the list on WS2012 R2 Generation 1 and Generation 2 VMs, along with WS2012 and W2008 R2 SP1. Windows Server Storage Spaces Performance Tuning: A post I wrote on [...]

Microsoft News – 19 February 2015

February 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

Here’s the latest in the Microsoft world. Shame on Lenovo for pre-installing adware that is a man-in-the-middle attack. Crapware must die! Hyper-V Hyper-V Backup doesn’t interrupt running virtual machines (anymore): A post on the improved backup in Hyper-V, moving to a file-based backup. System [...]

Microsoft News – 16 February 2015

February 16, 2015 // 3 Comments

I was away on vacation for a little bit, photographing eagles in Poland. And then I came back and had to dive deep into Azure Site Recovery to prep a training class. I’m back in the normal swing of things so here we go … Hyper-V Getting Hyper-V Integration Components via Windows Update: A post [...]
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