How would you like a DoubleDouble ?

This time of year everyone is rushing to get things done both work and in their home life. As you rush to the get ready for the holidays – you might also be like a lot of IT folks who relish the time in-between December 25th and new years eve.  This slower / quieter time…


Demystifying Microsoft’s Virtualization Stack: #3 Disk Subsystems

Dave Kawula knows his stuff when it comes to Virtualization. When I asked him to put together some screencasts, we came up with a short series of them following the flow from planning through to deployment and management. I wanted to call each one out individually and wrap it together into a series – so…


Get your SystemCenter 2012 Groove on! New TechNet Labs LIVE!

Hot off the press! Get yourself setup with some hands on experience while you are DOWNLOADING the RC for use in your lab and test environments.  These are remote connections to our hyper-v enabled hosting services with pre-built and documented step by step labs you can try.  They are also GREAT for play time in…


Demystifying Microsoft’s Virtualization Stack: #2 Node Configuration

Dave Kawula knows his stuff when it comes to Virtualization. When I asked him to put together some screencasts, we came up with a short series of them following the flow from planning through to deployment and management. I wanted to call each one out individually and wrap it together into a series – so…


Canadian IT Folks–Colin Smith – The Private Cloud in the Closet

Something I’d like to start off with this Guest Blog post is the ability to get to know some of the fantastic speakers and partners in the technology space here in Canada. I created / participate in the LinkedIn group called Canadian IT Folks – thought the name was a good fit for this series…


TechDays 2011–Keynote for Montreal

Each big conference attendee who’s signed up for conferences is looking for a Keynote. TechDays Montreal is no exception. After batting around a number of ideas over the last while, the team decided that it would be a GREAT idea to find a local superstar and personality who is well versed in Microsoft technologies to…


TechDays Montréal 2011–Présentation principale

Chaque conférence qui se respecte a un “keynote”, une présentation principale. TechDays Montréal n’y échappe pas. Après quelques réflexions sur la personne que nous pourrions approcher, une idée s’est imposée comme un incontournable. Pourquoi ne pas trouver une étoile locale, quelqu’un qui est facilement abordable après la présentation et qui connait les enjeux du coin….