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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Are You A Collaboration Basket Case?

  originally posted on As an old-school backup guy, one of my favorite sayings is: “If you are putting all your eggs in one basket, it better be a good basket” It’s true for Virtualization (which I will talk about in a future post) and it’s true for collaboration platforms like Exchange or SharePoint.  And…

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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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What is new for protecting SharePoint with DPM 2007 SP1 -- TechNet EDGE Video

Service Pack 1 for DPM 2007 is coming — and it is coming soon (December)…   I just finished recording the 2nd in a video series on the new features for DPM 2007 Service Pack 1. The first installment aired two weeks ago – during IT FORUM in Barcelona, as an overview of the features…

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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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How to protect SharePoint with DPM2007 -- new podcast

Happy Monday, everyone. As promised, I am trying to be more frequent (weekly) with these posts – and hopefully add a lot more streaming-video on common questions. Because DPM 2007 really protects and recovers data in ways that archaic backup mechanisms don’t, I hear quite a few “short question / long answer” queries … meaning…

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