Robert Marshall's Blog


Home for my ConfigMgr and Industry related ramblings


Owner of SMSMarshall Ltd, active Enterprise Management MVP

    • Mon, Jan 17 2011

    Steve Jobs puts feet up - Well deserved really

    Good luck to Steve Jobs, really hope he is ok
    • Fri, Jan 7 2011

    Champix - really works

    I've stopped the cigarettes for around 5 months now due to Champix, and I thought I'd pass on my thoughts for smokers and non-smokers alike to consider. I blogged about starting a course of Champix at the tail end of July 2010, and I have to say, it's a pretty effective way to stop smoking The second month, no smoking, and all urges were entirely gone. Prompts and triggers are ineffective at inducing lapses...
    • Thu, Jan 6 2011

    Chinese Stealth Fighter!

    I know that Lionel Oh will get very excited over this one, he's a plane fan\nut\fanboi ... he just doesn't stand at the end of runways with a notepad taking down numbers like some do ... !!! Anyways, this ones for him! To be honest it looks real boring and rubbish ;-)
    • Thu, Jan 6 2011

    Novel data centers - The temporary DataCenter in a Tent

    Made for a interesting read, how Microsoft tried hosting a bunch of machines in a Tent from November 2007 to June 2008, while running Sandra all the time. Guess what, no crashes, 100% uptime! Worth the read,
    • Thu, Jan 6 2011

    David Allens System Center blog list

    Worth checking out David Allens blog posting about the available System Center team blogs ... Check out his (maintained) list here: Nice going David!
    • Tue, Jan 4 2011

    ConfigMgr 2007 R3 video up on myITforum

    Rod Trent hosted my ConfigMgr R3 video over on myITforum. Nice one Rod, thanks. You can check it out here: Enjoy!
    • Sat, Jan 1 2011

    MVP ConfigMgr – 2011 renewal

    Fortune shines on me. I found this in my inbox today Dear Rob Marshall, Congratulations! We are pleased to present you with the 2011 Microsoft® MVP Award! This award is given to exceptional technical community leaders who actively share their high quality, real world expertise with others. We appreciate your outstanding contributions in System Center Configuration Manager technical communities during the...