NetFlix, Qwikster, Comcast, Dish(ter) : The Real Question Behind the Netflix Price Hike. How Much are You Willing to Pay for TV and Movies?

Full disclosure. I am not currently a Comcast or Dish(ter) subscriber.  I really think dish should change their name to Dishter to kindof push their image with the younger generation. I am a Netflix subscriber.  I have been for a few years now.  I like getting DVD’s in the mail, I love watching streaming TV…

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Is the Cloud “Risky, Unreliable, and Dumb?” Hear Dave Nielsen’s answer to this and other intriguing questions in this Bytes by TechNet Interview.

I interviewed Dave Nielsen during TechEd and the first question I asked him was “Is the cloud really “Risky, Unreliable, and Dumb?” His insights are very valuable.  Spend a few minutes watching this video and then check out one of Dave’s Cloud Camps near you.  Video Downloads WMV (Zip) | WMV | iPod | MP4…

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Bytes By TechNet Interview With Matt Hester on PowerShell

Back in June I got together with one of my best friends, co-workers, and co-authors Matt Hester.  He and I talked about his new book on PowerShell and some of the ins and out of PowerShell in general.  It’s a great interview!  Take a few minutes and enjoy the discussion then go buy the book!…

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Windows 8 : Creating a Virtual Switch in Hyper-V Using a Wireless (Wi-Fi) Network Adapter Card

I am very excited for Windows 8!  Last Wednesday Steven Sinofsky wrote a post entitled “Bringing Hyper-V to “Windows 8””  It is a must read for the IT Professionals of the world.  In this post we talk about how we will support virtualization on the Windows “client” OS.  Steven Sinofsky Steven addresses the desire to…

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Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World by Tracey Kidder — September Book of the Month

  I must admit that I started Mountains Beyond Mountains 6 months ago on a flight from San Diego to Phoenix to Salt Lake City when I was suffering from a horrible case of food poisoning.  The book became a respite between heaves in a puke ridden tour of multiple airport restrooms.  It was not…

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How To Build A Private Cloud (Part 4)

TechNet Webcast: How to Build a Private Cloud (Part 4): The Self-Service Portal, the Muscles of a Private Cloud Download WMV Download | WMA | MP3 In this session, we discuss the self-service portal and demonstrate how to install, configure, and potentially use it in a private cloud. We demonstrate how to configure and implement…

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