//build watching parties in Ireland

Microsoft Technology User Groups Ireland (MTUG.ie) are hosting watching parties for the first keynote from //build Going by last year the keynotes from Build will cover the product, architecture and roadmap for Windows, Windows Phone, Azure, Windows Server, Visual Studio and other products. The keynote are over two days but we will be hosting the…


SQL Server, SQL Server, SQL Server

SQL Saturday, SQL Saturday Precon and more.. My friends at Prodata have some great SQL Server content coming your way:   Kevin Kline presents “Productivity & Leadership skills for the IT Professional”, June 21st, Microsoft Building 2, Dublin Skilled technologists often peak in their career unless they have a variety of non-technical skills.  Attendees will…


Application Virtualisation (App-V) 5.0

Everything you ever wanted to know about App-V 5.0 Guest post by Rory Monaghan An Introduction to App-V 5.0 This video is a good introduction to App-V 5.0 for somebody who has never used App-V before. It covers the topics of what it is, why you should use it, where you can get it and…


Windows Azure BootCamp : Belfast

FREE training on Windows Azure This one day deep dive class will get you up to speed on developing for Windows Azure. The class includes a trainer with deep real world experience with Windows Azure, as well as a series of labs so you can practice what you just learned. Awesome. How much does it…


From Good to Great: Productivity and Influence Skills for the IT Professional

Win a free place at Kevin Kline’s “From Good to Great: Productivity and Influence Skills for the IT Professional” at the SQL Saturday Dublin pre-conference How would you like to win a free place at Kevin Kline’s “From Good to Great: Productivity and Influence Skills for the IT Professional” at the SQL Saturday Dublin (#229)…


Surface Pro availability in Ireland

Surface Pro will be available in Northern Ireland on May 23rd and in the Republic on May 30th The Surface Pro goes on sale on May 30th in Ireland and will sell for €879 for the 64GB device, and €979 for the 128GB version.  No UK prices (yet).  


Windows Server 2012 Deep Dive – Two Days of free training

Is now all available online I will tidy this up (one day), but just to get the content out there, here it is: Day 1 (1) Dave Northey – Introduction and Fundamentals – 25 mins (2) Dave Northey – Manage and Maintain Availability – 25 mins (3) Dave Northey – Deploy and Manage Your Applications…


Microsoft’s Surface Pro arriving in UK and Ireland next month

Microsoft has confirmed the Surface Pro Windows 8 tablet PC will arrive in the UK and Irish markets before the end of May   The Surface Pro is a 64-bit tablet PC that combines beauty, power and mobility. Available with up to 128 GB of storage and powered by an Intel Core i5 processor, Surface…


Windows Server 2012 training in Dublin

Last few spaces available for our Windows Server 2012 Deep Dive event We are running a two-day deep dive training session next Monday 22nd & Tuesday 23rd in Microsoft’s offices in Dublin. We have some great speakers with some great content. Registration is still open – but there really is only a few spaces available….