Jump Start Microsoft Virtualization Training and Certification on 70-659

Microsoft Virtualization Training and Certification Get the right skills to move ahead Virtualization helps organizations save costs, increase resource availability, and improve agility. Virtualization is a rapidly growing trend in the IT marketplace and a vital step in moving your IT infrastructure to the cloud. But to get the most value, you need the right…

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IT Time–TechNet Radio–Office 365 and more

It’s IT Time! Just wanted to let you know the latest IT Time Radio spots are now LIVE! Part 1 of 3 – IT Time: TechNet Radio – Blain Barton and Mark Heneen – An In –Depth Tour of Office 365 Deployment Readiness Tool http://bit.ly/q457gO Part 2 of 3 – IT Time: TechNet Radio –…

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Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals Jump Start Video Series

Virtualization Jump Start (01): Virtualization Overview She “Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals” Jump Start is specially tailored for VMware and Microsoft virtualization technology pros. This cutting-edge course features expert instruction and real-world demonstrations of Hyper-V, many components of the System Center Suite, including VMM 2012, and a myriad of VDI solutions. This course is designed…

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Free eBook – Introducing Windows Server 2008 R2

Looks like a real winner!!! In terms of the contents: Chapter 1 What’s New in Windows Server R2 1 Chapter 2 Installation and Configuration: Adding R2 to Your World 9 Chapter 3 Hyper-V: Scaling and Migrating Virtual Machines 25 Chapter 4 Remote Desktop Services and VDI: Centralizing Desktop and Application Management 47 Chapter 5 Active…

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New Jump Start! Microsoft Server Virtualization — Get Certified! Register NOW!

Microsoft Learning is hosting a brand new class in the popular “Jump Start” series. Because we received such rave reviews from the “Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals” Jump Start delivered earlier this year, our latest course is sure to be another smash. Here are the details: Course: Exam 70-659: Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization…

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TechNet Radio: IT Time–Tips and Tricks for setting up Windows Deployment Services (Part 1 of 3) with Blain, John and Rhonda

Another Great TechNet Radio Broadcast from Blain Barton. Check it out!!!  TechNet Radio: IT Time–Tips and Tricks for setting up Windows Deployment Services (Part 1 of 3) with Blain, John and Rhonda Its IT Time and in Part 1 of this 3 part series, Blain Barton and John Baker welcome back Setup and Deployment MVP,…

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How to build a FREE Private Cloud using Microsoft Technologies

Chris Avis is a friend and colleague.  He created a pretty detailed blog post on how to create a private cloud.  I was planning on writing a similar post but found this one and decided to link to his. I hope you find his post helpful.  He goes through … Architecture: Hardware Requirements: Software Requirements:…

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The Free Way To Create a Hyper-V and Virtualization Lab Environment–Step-By-Step–Cloud Foundation

In a prior post, Pay Yourself First-Learn How With Passive Learning-Free Training From Microsoft On Just About Any Topic–Virtualization, Cloud, Phone, Server, Client, SharePoint, SQL, Many, Many More, I shared a massive amount of information on where you can get great and FREE training on Microsoft products.  I would like to expand on that by…

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SCOM Part 6 Bonus Opening Firewall port for SCOM DB Server (SQL Server)-Managing and Monitoring SharePoint 2010 using System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2

Managing and Monitoring SharePoint 2010 using System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Part (6) BONUS of 5+ Step By Step instructions for opening firewall ports for your SCOM DB Server. Please see my full blog post for more information including a list of all ports that should be opened for different components. TechNet Video: (Part…

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SCOM Part 4 Responding to Alerts – Managing and Monitoring SharePoint 2010 using System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2

Managing and Monitoring SharePoint 2010 using System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Part 4 of 5+ Part 4: Responding to Alerts Monitoring is great but let’s see it in action. Let’s see what happens where there is a failure. In this session we will look at some “Management” capabilities as well as responding to alerts….

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SCOM Part 3 Review Management Packs – Managing and Monitoring SharePoint 2010 using System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2

Managing and Monitoring SharePoint 2010 using System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Part 3 of 5+ Now that Management packs are installed, let’s see what is in them and what SCOM “sees” as a result of installing these management packs.   TechNet Video: (Part 3) Review Management Packs Download WMV Download | WMA | MP3…

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SCOM Part 2 Installing Management Packs – Managing and Monitoring SharePoint 2010 using System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2

Managing and Monitoring SharePoint 2010 using System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Part 2 of 5+ Part 2: Installing Management Packs In this session we will look at step by step instructions on how to install the Management packs for monitoring SharePoint. We walk step by step through installing the SharePoint Server and SharePoint Foundation…

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SCOM Part 1 System Center Operations Manager Overview – Managing and Monitoring SharePoint 2010 using System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2

Managing and Monitoring SharePoint 2010 using System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Part 1 of  5+ Has SharePoint become a vital part of your infrastructure?  Do you fear the day that it goes down?  In this series we will show you how to keep your vital infrastructure humming. You will learn how to “Monitor” (and…

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Boot2VHD-Part 4-BCDEdit is the Magic – Deep Dive Boot Configuration Manager

Native Boot To VHD (Boot2VHD) – Everything You Need To Know Part 4… In this multi-part video series we will dive deep into a the new virtualization feature built into Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. It is called Native Boot To VHD (AKA: Boot2VHD). This is the one virtualization platform that allows virtualization…

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Boot2VHD-Part 3-Load OS on VHD With OS Already Installed on Metal

Native Boot To VHD (Boot2VHD) – Everything You Need To Know Part 3… In this multi-part video series we will dive deep into a the new virtualization feature built into Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. It is called Native Boot To VHD (AKA: Boot2VHD). This is the one virtualization platform that allows virtualization…

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Boot2VHD-Part 2-Load OS to VHD On Bare Metal

Native Boot To VHD (Boot2VHD) – Everything You Need To Know Part 2… In this multi-part video series we will dive deep into a the new virtualization feature built into Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. It is called Native Boot To VHD (AKA: Boot2VHD). This is the one virtualization platform that allows virtualization…

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Boot2VHD-Part 1-Overview of Native Boot To VHD

Native Boot To VHD (Boot2VHD) – Everything You Need To Know… In this multi-part video series we will dive deep into a the new virtualization feature built into Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. It is called Native Boot To VHD (AKA: Boot2VHD). This is the one virtualization platform that allows virtualization inside of…

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Setting Up Live.com Pop and SMTP Internet Email Account Settings for Outlook 2010

Setting up the POP SMTP settings for your live.com ID is not difficult but it does not use “default” settings so making this post to show you how to do it and give you the details of what the settings should be. This post will walk through all the settings you will need.  I start…

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