IT Camp: Virtualization for the VMware Professional (Tempe – November 19, 2013)

Even though I have moved into sales of Windows Server, System Center and Windows Azure, I still did have enough brain power to co-deliver (with my Technical counterpart Leon Harris) an IT Camp in Tempe on November 19th.  The presentation and hands on lab went very well.  Since I am not in this role anymore,…

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Server Virtualization Series: Hyper-V “Datastores” – Wait we dont need no stinkin’ datastores! (Part 4 of 20) by Tommy Patterson

The concept of Datastores in virtualization is really a VMware “thing” and not so much a Hyper-V thing.  The reason is that the two products do things slightly different and terminology is also different.  For those of you who are coming from a VMware environment into a Hyper-V environment, you are probably wondering how to…

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Server Virtualization Series: Virtual Memory Management: Dynamic Memory-Much Different Than Memory Over Commit – Become a Virtualization Expert (Part 3 of 20) by Dan Stolts

A common question I get from folks who are looking to purchase new server hardware to run Server Virtualization workloads is where to spend the money – memory or processor.  I find that in most cases, processor is not the bottleneck, but memory definitely is the limiting factor for how many VMs you can run…

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Office Hours on Mondays in March 2013 from 10 AM – 2 PM in the Microsoft Tempe Office

I am holding Office Hours in the Microsoft Tempe Office (60 E. Rio Salado Pkwy., #1200, Tempe, AZ 85281) from 10 AM – 2 PM on the following Mondays in March: March 4, 2013: http://ohours.org/officehours/29244 March 11, 2013: http://ohours.org/officehours/29245 March 18, 2013: http://ohours.org/officehours/29246 Although you don’t necessarily need to sign up at the OHours site,…

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Server Virtualization: The Hyper-V Primer (Part 1 of 20) by Kevin Remde

As I mentioned in a post on Friday, March 1st, the US IT Pro Evangelist team is embarking on another team Blog Series for the month of March – Server Virtualization.  To get things going with Part 1 of 20, Kevin Remde did a quick introduction to Hyper-V.  I’m sure there are folks who have…

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TechNet Radio: Virtualization and Cloud Experts Café - Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter and Hyper-V Virtual Switch Overview

Join me as I interview Principal Program Manager Jeff Woolsey on this episode of TechNet Radio: Virtualization and Cloud Experts Café.  We focused on two topics during this episode – the Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter as well as the Extensible Virtual Switch for Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012 and how to manage and implement various…

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