Jason and DPM at TechEd New Zealand

Am back in Auckland for my third TechEd !   This promises to be a great week, so here is where you can catch me and hear more about DPM 2010: Monday @ 14:55 – SVR215 – Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2010, Part 1: Technical Introduction Why is Microsoft in the backup business?…

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Three new DPM 2010 whitepapers and two datasheets

  Hello backup friends, This week, I am happy to announce three new whitepapers, each around protecting a different workload: Whitepaper : How to protect Exchange with DPM 2010  which goes along with the DPM 2010 datasheet for Exchange Whitepaper : How to protect SQL Server with DPM 2010  which goes along with the DPM…

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DPM 2010 datasheets

One of the coolest parts of my job is actually seeing materials go from ‘inside my head’ to ‘microsoft.com’ — though there are a few steps along the way.  🙂 Here are 5 new datasheets describing different capabilities within DPM 2010: Product Overview of DPM 2010 How to Protect Microsoft SQL Server with DPM 2010…

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Announcing new DPM 2007 SP1 training course 50213A

I am very excited to announce the availability of a new classroom-based course on DPM 2007 SP1. http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/syllabi/50213A.aspx This is a two-day course that covers everything that you need to know to be successful with DPM.  That is a bold statement, but it was built by MVPs, early DPM adopters that are now full deployed…

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Try DPM 2007 SP1 – with just a web browser

We are really excited to have recently launched 3 TechNet Virtual Labs (vLabs) on DPM 2007 SP1.  Virtual Labs is a very cool offering where we’ve taken the same Hands-On Labs that you could try at Tech-Ed, IT Forum, Microsoft Management Summit or any other Microsoft conference – and we’ve hosted them on a monster…

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How to protect SQL SERVER with DPM -- new Technet Webcast starting soon

        We’re starting in about an hour — 9:30 AM Pacific Time on Friday, September 26th What better way to start the weekend than being sure that your data protection solution ‘has got your back’ (pun intended) for your database server farm?   So, grab some coffee, find a comfortable chair and…

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New video - DPM LICENSING details

DPM 2007 has a really simple licensing model: DPM Server – for the back-end platform(s) Standard DPML – for file protection Enterprise DPML – for file and application platform There aren’t any Open File managers, library agents, etc. You don’t have to buy # Exchange Agents, # SharePoint agents, # SQL Server agents, etc. -…

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DPM 2007 Launch - Day 4

As we come into the home stretch, I have three speaking engagements today and three more tomorrow. When asked why I don’t share these with other speakers, my answer is two-fold: 1) I came to Microsoft 23 months ago for DPM2007, so I want to put my own fingerprints all over this event.  That may…

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DPM 2007 at SQL Server Users' Conference -- 2007 PASS Community Summit

I just finished a very busy week at the SQL Server Users’ Conference (http://www.sqlpass.org/). We started with the first public viewing of an early DPM 2007 “Release Candidate” (yes, you heard right) for around 2000 customers, partners and vendor-folk… where we demonstrated DPM protecting SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2008.  It was very cool,…

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How does DPM really protect data?

Just because you know how DPM 2006 works … you don’t know DPM 2007. That statement is a little bold, since many folks know both products — but lately, I have heard a surprisingly large number of assumptions from people on how DPM2007 does what it does — or what its capabilities actually will be…

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