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Microsoft Download Center: Infrastructure-as-a-Service Product Line Architecture – Fabric Architecture & Fabric Management Architecture Guide

Infrastructure-as-a-Service Product Line Architecture Fabric Architecture Guide http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=38817 This document provides customers with the necessary guidance to develop solutions for a Microsoft private cloud infrastructure in accordance with the IaaS PLA patterns that are identified for use with the Windows Server 2012 operating system. This document provides specific guidance for developing fabric architectures (compute, network,… Read more

Microsoft Windows Server: Virtualize Enterprise Applications Guidance

Many customers begin their virtualization journeys’ by virtualizing the low intensity, less critical workloads, such as File & Print Servers, or Web Servers, but as customer confidence in virtualization grows, customers need to understand the impact of virtualization, from a performance, scalability and reliability perspective, on their more mission-critical, tier 1 and tier 2 applications… Read more

Microsoft Download Center: System Center 2012 SP1 Integration Map

The downloadable files listed on this page contain the cross-component documentation for the Technical Scenarios for System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1). The available downloads include: System Requirements for System Center 2012 SP1 – last updated January 15, 2013 Upgrade Sequencing for System Center 2012 SP1 – last updated January 15, 2013 System Center… Read more

System Center 2012 SP1 Configuration Manager (SCCM 2012) Installation: SQL Server Database Error when using Named Instance…

Hi All,   Last week one of our customers was trying to install System Center 2012 SP1 Configuration Manager. During the installation customer encountered an issue with SQL Server when using Named Instance instead of Default Instance. MSSQLSERVER. I decided to try out the scenario on my own test environment to simulate the same issue… Read more

Microsoft Download Center: Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) for Windows® 8

The Windows® Assessment and Deployment Kit (Windows ADK) is a collection of tools that you can use to customize, assess, and deploy Windows operating systems to new computers. Windows Deployment is for OEMs and IT professionals who customize and automate the large-scale installation of Windows, such as on a factory floor or across an organization…. Read more

Microsoft Download Center: Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012 Update 1

The latest version of the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit—version 2012 Update 1— is now available for download. Download MDT 2012 Update 1 now! This release expands your deployment capabilities with support for the latest software releases, including Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 Community Technology Preview.  Other notable new features… Read more

Microsoft Download Center: Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012 RTM

The latest version of the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit—version 2012— is now available for download. Visit the Download Center to download MDT 2012. Deploy Windows 7, Office 2010, Windows 8 Consumer Preview, Windows Server “8” Beta and Windows Server 2008 R2 with the newly released Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012. MDT 2012 is the newest version… Read more

TechEd India 2012: Top 10 Must Have Tools for Desktop Deployment

Hello IT Professionals, Here are the resources for my session on “Top 10 Must Have Desktop Deployment Tools for IT Professionals” DOWNLOAD TOOLS The Windows® Automated Installation Kit (AIK) for Windows® 7 http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=5753 The Windows® Automated Installation Kit (AIK) Supplement for Windows® 7 SP1 http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=5188 Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=7826 Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit… Read more

Microsoft Download Center: Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 6.5

The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit makes it easy to assess your current IT infrastructure for a variety of technology migration projects. This Solution Accelerator provides a powerful inventory, assessment, and reporting tool to simplify the migration planning process. Overview The Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit is an agentless, automated, multi-product planning and assessment… Read more

My Sessions at the 13th Edition of Microsoft Virtual TechDays 14-16 December 2011.

Hello IT Professionals, During the upcoming Virtual TechDays Event, I will be presenting on the following topic in Modernize Business Desktop Track. Session 1 Session Title: Top 5 Free Desktop Deployment and Planning Tools for Every IT Professional Description: Today’s IT Professionals spend lot of time for organization’s Desktop Deployment strategy. As you have seen… Read more