Migrating my home network to Azure – Part 2 – Basic Prep

Here is a list of the posts I plan on making as a part of this migration. I may add some but this is the basic framework – Step 1 – Clean up, patch, backup and prepare machines for migration Step 2 – Migrate Gallifrey (DC) – including making “primary” DC, FSMO role holders, and…

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Migrating my home network to Azure….

Since 1995, I have run a home networking consisting of several Windows servers, PC’s, Laptops, and other devices. I started out small – just a single NT 3.51 Domain Controller and a single workstation running Windows 95. It grew to 16 physical machines which was my peak in 2004-2005. Then I started virtualizing and farming…

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Windows 8–When Start means Stop….

This week I was working on a blog post where I thought once and for all I could dispel all of the hullabaloo over the “missing” Windows 8 Start button. The post was a written version of my 5 minute pitch to anyone that complains about not having a Start button and how it prevents…

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Game On Virtual Event….

Creating your own game? That’s cool. Getting help building it? Even better. Scoring $100 just for publishing it? Icing on the cake. Get ready to build a Windows 8 game in record time! Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned pro, you’ll learn everything you need to create, upload and publish your game to the…

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Mat Smith (Doctor Who) and Imagine Cup!

I became a Doctor Who fan earlier this year. I am now sensitized to anything Doctor Who related that rolls across my screen. When I saw that Matt Smith was involved with the Imagine Cup, I immediately had to go see what the story was. First, the Imagine Cup is a fantastic event that brings…

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Updated Office Hours available….

I have been using OHours.org to schedule virtual and in-person office hours to meet with folks from the community, user groups leaders, IT Pros, and just about anyone else that is interested in technology. This is a casual meeting where we can discuss anything that is on your mind. I have a widget on the…

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Tomorrow! – Microsoft Virtual Academy: Windows Azure for IT Pros

    Folks, If you have been to any of my live presentations, recently, you have probably hear m get super jazzed about Windows Azure Infrastructure as a Service. I truly think this is the future of infrastructure for all businesses. I envision a world where new businesses starting up don’t have to invest in…

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AppFactor

For more details and to register, please go to the App Factor main site! Home Have app ideas?  Have software development skills?  If so, that’s all you need to learn, compete and win! 10 Cities, 100’s of developers and 1000’s of great ideas. The opportunity is NOW! Don’t miss another chance to get in on…

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