I do not give a flying fiddlers about some wizard Accenture is selling to deploy System Center. Moving on to relevant things …
- Troubleshooting Cluster Shared Volume Auto-Pauses – Event 5120: Focus for this blog post will be auto-pauses.
- PDT 2.65.2620 is now available on the TechNet Gallery: A new version of the System Center PowerShell Deployment Toolkit (for labs) is available.
- System Center Technical Preview: What’s New and What’s Missing: According to Greg Shields.
- Multihop Routing in Azure:Create complicated VNet to VNet routing via VPN.
- Two Powerful ways to use Azure to Back Up your Enterprise: Direct online backup and via DPM level 100 info.
- Static vs Dynamic Routing Gateways in Azure: An important post. My advice -> go dynamic if your on-premises VPN device allows it. Dynamic supports much more (than even this post says).
- New Mobile Application Management Capabilities Coming to Microsoft Intune This Week: A bunch of stuff coming between Dec 9th and 12th.
- Office 365 and SPLA: This stuff is nightmarishly complicated, and that’s before you consider that it keeps changing.
- Microsoft Hints at New Pricing Model for Windows: No details until early 2015.
- 2014 Holiday Gift Guide for System Administrators: I’m one of the contributors.
- Virtual Tour of a Microsoft Data Centre: Not bad compared to the real thing.