SQL 2008 Implementation, At last… Structure and automation.

Hello folks, In December I had written a little piece regarding Todd Lamothe, the system administrator for the County of Lennox and Addington, and his deployment of Windows 2008. Well, he’s been driving hard to bring more value and order in his environment. His latest project involves the migration of a lot of statistical information…

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Merry Christmas – Happy Holidays

I thought I would share our electronic team Christmas Card with you (powered by Silverlight – click to view animation). We hope you enjoy a safe and happy holiday season – whichever holiday you choose to celebrate: Christmas, Hanukkah, Solstice, Festivus…. Take the time be be with your friends and family, disconnect from the grid…


“My users have noticed that I’m not around as much anymore”

Hello folks, Todd Lamothe, the system administrator for the County of Lennox and Addington was in town a few weeks ago to present at TechDays and we started to talk about fun, and cool stuff he’s been doing. Well let me tell you, he’s been busy.  He told me that he upgraded his entire forest…

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Merry Christmas, Happy holidays and Happy New Year!

It’s a pleasure connecting and supporting each and every one of you through the year, both personally and from a team perspective … I am lucky to have a role and great team that is focused on supporting and helping you make a positive difference in Canada.  I also feel so lucky to have this…

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Hyper-V Migration – Jonathan Cusson, AlphaMosaik

Hi, I am an IT Professional from Montreal and I’ve been working in IT for 7 years now, specializing in Microsoft solutions and virtualization. I currently work as IT infrastructure consultant at AlphaMosaik, a company that specializes in Microsoft solutions and products. AlphaMosaik is always working with the newest Microsoft technologies which gives me the…


Critical Out Of Band Hotfix Released

Typically hotfixes are released on the second Tuesday of each month as you are all well aware.  Occasionally, I can personally only remember four including this one and the one this past October, there are out of band hotfixes released.  While we don’t normally post hotfix release notifications considering this is an out of band…

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Who wants an Xbox Elite?

Update:  Contest closes on December 31st!  Get your answers in and get entered to win! Now that I got your attention I wanted to talk to you about the sad state of, just kidding   Yes the headline is true, we got an Xbox Elite to giveaway along with a copy of Rock Band: Special…

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Vista Tips for All (and more)

Typically the things we chat about on this blog are aimed at the more experienced PC user and most IT Pros know a thing or two about computers.  I came across this blog recently and have added it to my RSS feed as it is a great mix of hardware, software, Windows and Linux tips,…

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Virtualization Savings

Everytime anyone, me included, talks about virtualization one of the things that comes up is saving money.  Virtualization saves you money.  Or does it?  And if it does, how?  The current economic situation is taxing a lot of organizations of all sizes there really is some savings to be had by implementing virtualization.  The other…

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MS Blogs – Career Development Products and Technologies

I was catching up on my RSS feeds while recovering from the first day of TechDays Calgary and came across this post on the MS Blogs blog.  MS Blogs is a blog that aggregates the product team blogs and is a nice one to add to your feeds to keep you up to date on…

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