• Wed, Mar 25 2009

    Killer SMS rumours sweep Egypt

    This brought a smile to my face today, different kind of SMS…. Read the article…
    • Wed, Mar 18 2009

    Hyper V Installation and Best Practices Guides

    Some links to Virtualization best practices as well as guides to assist you in getting Hyper V environments up and running. Hyper-V Planning and deployment guide:              http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc794762.aspx Install Hyper-V:                                                     ...
    • Mon, Mar 16 2009

    The Crisis of Credit Visualized

    I would like to thank Garth for putting me on to this The Short and Simple Story of the Credit Crisis
    • Wed, Mar 11 2009

    KMS and what product key to use

    If you are like me and heading down the route of Server 2008 in your test environment, you may have come across KMS ( Key Management Service ). One thing I was not sure about was which product key to use? below is an extract from the Volume Activation 2.0 Planning Guide, where I will try and explain it.   Determine Product Key Needs Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 come in a variety of editions. To simplify...
    • Mon, Mar 9 2009

    Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2 beta coming May 2009

    Get ready, the proposed date is May 2009, I personally am quite excited about this. ‘ Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) is planned for release on the Microsoft Connect site for an open Beta at the end of May 2009. I wanted to reach out to our customers with a sneak peak at what is coming in SP2. This service pack release is focused on enabling support for new scenarios in out of band management and adding...
    • Mon, Mar 9 2009

    Interesting Downloads for Week Ending 3-6-2009

    Infrastructure Development, Operations & Maintenance Backup and Recovery of Small Business Server 2003 using Data Protection Manager 2007 Brief Description Learn how to use Data Protection Manager 2007 to back up Windows SBS 2003. Overview This white paper written by Andrew Alaniz of Computer Technology Solutions, Inc., outlines the steps necessary to prepare for a bare metal restore by using Microsoft Data Protection...
    • Fri, Mar 6 2009

    Early look: Jackman digs his claws into 'Wolverine'

    I am really looking forward to this film, I just hope it is not a disappointment and ventures to far from the comic.. Read the whole article here…
    • Mon, Mar 2 2009

    IPD Guide - SQL Server 2008 available

    The Infrastructure Planning and Design team has released a new guide, Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008. This guide, when used in conjunction with product documentation, will help companies confidently plan the implementation of a SQL Server 2008 infrastructure. Fundamental tasks are addressed to help the reader identify which SQL Server roles will be needed as well as to determine the infrastructure's components, server...