Category: Microsoft

MVP Award – Year 9

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 into our…

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Microsoft News – 27 March 2015

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 wrote for Petri.com Getting…

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Microsoft News – 13 March 2015

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 you perform a VM live migration…

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Microsoft News – 3 March 2015

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 Application Insights on an Azure Website: Video where they cause some…

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Microsoft News – 26 February 2015

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 Windows Server 2003 is ending July 14, 2015,…

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Microsoft News – 19 February 2015

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 Center Manage Tenant Database Workloads with Resource Governor in Azure Pack:…

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