TechNet Radio: ITProGuru vs. Systems Management & Private Cloud (Part 1)

TechNet Radio: ITProGuru vs. Systems Management & Private Cloud (Part 1)   ITProGuru Dan Stolts welcomes Sr. Product Marketing Manager Kenon Owens and Sr. Program Manager Stephen Baron as they discuss why systems management is such a concern for IT organizations and how private cloud environments fit into this equation. In part 1 of our…

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TechNet Radio: ITProGuru vs. Systems Management & Private Cloud (Part 2)

  Abstract: In Part 2 of our Systems Management & Private Cloud series, Dan Stolts, Kenon Owens and Stephen Baron dig deeper into how applications are packaged, deployed and managed across multiple cloud environments within System Center 2012 and how service templates, and the self-service concept is valuable to organizations of any size. GuruTip #1: Download…

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Event VDX Drive Down Data Center Costs With Hyper-V And System Center Management–Resources Posted

VDX Drive Down Data Center Costs With Hyper-V And System Center Management High quality, high availability, simple to use and full virtual and physical management at a fraction of the cost of the alternatives. That is what you get with Hyper-V and System Center. In this session, we will look inside Microsoft’s flagship virtualization platform,…

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Almost Everything You Need To Know About Microsoft Private Cloud (Including, Hyper-V, Networking, HA, SCVMM, SCOM, SCO, The Rest of System Center and MORE)

Some of my friends and peers in the Central Region of the US have collaborated to put together a great blog series Cloud on Your Terms: 30 Days about the Cloud.  This has some really incredible information so I wanted to make you have the opportunity to learn from the wealth of knowledge they have…

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Microsoft Virtual Labs Available NOW! System Center, Windows, Virtualization, SharePoint, Exchange, SQL, And Lots More!

TechNet Virtual Labs enable you to quickly evaluate and test Microsoft’s newest products and technologies through a series of guided, hands-on labs that you can complete in 90 minutes or less. There is no complex setup or installation required, and you can use TechNet Virtual Labs online immediately, free. Check here for system requirements. OR…

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IT Camp–Systems Management Coming to Waltham MA Oct 28th 2011–Must Attend Event

IT Camp – Systems Management – Free Training Friday, October 28, 2011 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (ET) Microsoft Office’s – 201 Jones – Road Sixth Floor – Waltham, MA 02451 Register for Free Training@: http://itcamp-waltham.eventbrite.com/ You are not going to want to miss this event. Notice the hands on lab, you can build…

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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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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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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

Key To Almost Infinite Knowledge – Passive Listening… Do you make the time to keep up with technology?  If you are not expanding your knowledge, you are falling behind.  With the job market the way it is, you would be smart to keep learning.  I know we are all busy and doing more now than…

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Resources For System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 (SCOM)

System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Description Notes System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Product Documentation Collection of links to all online documentation of System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2.  This Includes: Product Documentation Quick Start Guide Support Configurations Guide Upgrade Guide Design Guide Deployment Guide MOM 2005 Migration Guide Security Guide Administrators Guide Users…

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Management and Deployment 2011 Firestarter - TechNet Events - Resources

Keynote – Stop putting out fires: Proactive IT infrastructure management Do you feel like you’re always in crisis mode? Do you want to learn what it takes to become a proactive and rationalized IT shop? Are you ready for the cloud? In this session, we will address these issues and more as we explore the…

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MMS 2011 Keynote (Day 1 and Day 2 Keynote Video Recording)

  For those not lucky enough to go to MMS this year, you can get access to the keynote presentations here.  If you want much more information about System Center make sure you attend one of our TechNet Events on Management and Deployment. Keynote Day 1:   Keynote Day 2:

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SharePoint Saturday Boston Managing and Monitoring SharePoint using System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2

The community event SharePoint Saturday Boston is complete and it was a great show.  We had over 300 people in attendance and an incredible speaker lineup. The attendees I spoke to really appreciated the event and the content.  Much praise was given to Geoff Varosky, Talbott Crowell and others for doing the legwork to put…

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Configure Email or Instant Message (IM) Alert Notification in System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 (SCOM)

From SharePoint Saturday Boston Question and Answer on my session Managing and Monitoring SharePoint 2010 with Operations Manager 2007 R2.   “How to configure Email or IM alerting in System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 (SCOM)” To send notifications of alerts, Operations Manager 2007 can use a variety of mechanisms, such as e-mail, instant message, short…

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