Safe on-line part 2 (in praise of John Lewis)

I’ve talked about brand values and somewhere along the line I sure I said that I choose to shop at Waitrose instead of Tesco or Sainsbury’s. Since Waitrose is part of the John Lewis partnership I have had one of their credit cards for a while (my local Waitrose was one of the first where…


Road-show materials.

I’ve had a couple of requests for the slides and related information from the”Unplugged” tour My Keynote slides My Hyper-v Cluster setup and Jose Barreto’s blog post on getting Storage server for iSCSI  Matt’s slides on Management and SCVMM (these are in a Password protected zip, the Password is Password 123) Clive’s Slides on Management…


Get Safe Online ‘08

The First time I ever worked with Steve was on GSOL the first year it ran. It’s become an annual event, and I hope that no-one who regularly reads this blog needs to be told too much about on-line safety. It’s pretty simple stuff. Keep your machine patched Use Anti-virus Software Use a firewall Be…


Server 2008 R2 – Server Core changes.

As I said in my last post I have a whole stack of things to talk about in the aftermath of Tech.ed in Barcelona. One of those is the changes made in server core. Fortunately Andrew over at the Windows Server Core blog has saved me a job, his post has more detail,  but the…


Back from tech.ed

I’ve had a busy few days: after Tech.ed we had some internal training in Barcelona over the weekend, and I  flew back from Tech-ed to a concert in London on Sunday night. I have quoted a line or two of Anne Clark’s on this blog: I saw her in a TV programme about a book…


Virtualization videos

I mentioned I was presenting on Virtualization a week or so ago, and Matt was presenting another of the sessions. Without wanting to make a big deal of it, but since I’ve got to know Matt, I’ve come to value his opinion and he used my library from codeplex. to  demo building VMs from a…


Internet connections and People ready businesses

I’ve been “on Holiday” for a few days. My mother-in-law hasn’t been enjoying the best of health so we took took the family off to visit her over the half term week. To a rented house with Satellite TV – because it is in a DVB deadspot – but no broadband, and no 3G reception….