Tag: Office 365

Some Thoughts & Comments From WPC 2015

Here are some things that I thought were noteworthy from Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference 2015 in Orlando this week. Keep reading even if you don’t work for a Microsoft partner, because this stuff affects anyone working in the Microsoft world. These may be paraphrases because I wasn’t taking precise notes. “Cortana is everyone’s assistant” Not…

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Microsoft News – 16 July 2015

It’s been a busy week with WPC driving announcements that affect partners. Hyper-V Hyper-V Survey – Why do you turn VMs off? The Hyper-V team wants to know. Windows Server Microsoft Issues Final Patch Tuesday Updates for Windows Server 2003: No more security updates! Bye Windows Server 2003, In Remembrance: My look back on W2003…

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Introducing @Cloud_Girl_MWH

Hey folks, if you’re interested in keeping up with the goings on in Office 365 then please let me introduce you to Nicole Sheridan, aka @Cloud_Girl_MWH. Nicole is one of the big reasons that Ireland is one of Microsoft’s most successful markets for Office 365. No; she doesn’t work for Microsoft (so it’s not all…

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Microsoft News – 29 June 2015

As you might expect, there’s lots of Azure news. Surprisingly, there is still not much substantial content on Windows 10. Hyper-V What is the Windows Server Network Controller? A post I wrote for Petri.com. Virtual Machine Compute Resiliency in Windows Server 2016: Dealing with transient cluster failures and keeping VMs online. NEW RDS deployment model…

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Microsoft News 28-May-2015

Very little to cover here, except one possibly controversial article on Hyper-V that you long-time readers might expect me to write an angry response to … Hyper-V Hyper-V’s Biggest Weakness: A post that I wrote for Petri.com. When to use Hyper-V Dynamic Memory versus Runtime Memory Resize: Similar but different tools. Hyper-V and Disk Fragmentation:…

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Microsoft News – 25-May-2015

It’s taken me nearly all day to fast-read through this lot. Here’s a dump of info from Build, Ignite, and since Ignite. Have a nice weekend! Hyper-V What’s New in Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V: A post I wrote for Petri.com Linux Integration Services 4.0 Announcement: As part of this release Microsoft has expanded the access…

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Microsoft News – 23 April 2015

I’ve been really busy either preparing training, delivering training, on customer sites, or prepping my two sessions for Ignite. Here’s the roundup of recent Microsoft news for infrastructure IT pros: Hyper-V Microsoft Announces Nano Server: A post by me on Petri.com Microsoft Announces Hyper-V Containers: A post by me on Petri.com Windows Server The Deprecation…

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