TechNet Webcast: Live! IT Time: Private Cloud Chat (Episode 2)

  Have questions about Microsoft’s Private Cloud solutions? If you attended one of our Live Private Cloud TechNet events, hopefully we inspired you to build out your own test environment with our downloadable evaluation products. If you did, you may need to ask some questions to help you along, or you may just have follow-up…

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Florida IT Pro Camps Update for 2012 – Win an XBOX Kinect and other SWAG – Come Join Us!!!

  These community events are free with great food including BBQ in Orlando and Greek Gyros in Sarasota and many giveaways including an XBOX Kinect and more. Best of all its FREE IT Knowledge! Community IT Pro Camps: Register Now!   Orlando IT Pro Camp – January 21st, 2012 8am-5pm Topics range from the System…

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TechNet Radio: Virtual Lab Insider – An Introduction to System Center Configuration Manager 2012

About This Video In today’s episode I preview the latest System Center Configuration Manager 2012 Virtual Lab. Learn how you can become familiar with SCCM 2012 as you navigate around its console and test out its new capabilities for yourself. TechNet Virtual Labs allow you to quickly and easily try out Microsoft’s newest products for…

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Hyper-V Question of the Week: VMs Require Booting from Virtual IDE Drives, but isn’t SCSI Faster. Are we giving up performance booting from virtual IDE?

We know that Hyper-V virtual machines require booting from virtual IDE. Historically, in the physical world, SCSI can provide better performance than IDE.  Does that mean we’re giving up performance booting from virtual IDE? On the surface you’d think that is the case as the I/O performance of physical SCSI and IDE devices can differ…

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Troubleshooting a Failed Microsoft Security Essentials Install – Error Code 0x80070643

I was working on my daughter’s Windows 7 computer last weekend and one of the first things I noticed was she hadn’t installed any updates for quite a while. It took a couple of update cycles to get her machine current.  Once it was, I noticed the antivirus software the computer had come with had…

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*NEW* Systems Center 2012 Virtual Labs are Live!

Here’s a great resource to get up-to-speed on the latest version of System Center 2012.    Virtual Lab System Center Operations Manager 2012: Infrastructure and Application Performance Monitoring System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012: Building Your Cloud Infrastructure System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012: Building a Service Template Introduction to System Center Configuration Manager 2012…

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Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 6.5 RTM – Now Available to Download!!!

Overview The Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 6.5 is an agentless, automated, multi-product planning and assessment tool for quicker and easier desktop and server migrations. MAP provides detailed readiness assessment reports and executive proposals with extensive hardware and software information, and actionable recommendations to help organizations accelerate their IT infrastructure planning process, and gather…

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Download Windows Server 2008 R2: Hyper-V Component Architecture Poster

Overview If you’re prepping for a Hyper-V virtualization exam or you work with Hyper-V this is a great resource to have handy!!!!    This poster provides a visual reference for understanding key Hyper-V technologies in Windows Server 2008 R2. It focuses on architecture, snapshots, live migration, virtual networking, storage, and import/export.  Click HERE to download the…

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Exam 70-659: Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization Jump Start

Exam 70-659: Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization Jump Start This 1-day online accelerated Jump Start training presents fundamentals and skills necessary to pass Exam 70-659: TS: Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization, and thereby earn a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) server virtualization certification. $99 Special Jump Start training includes: – Live online training,…

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Whitepaper: Virtual Hard Disk Performance

In our Private Cloud roadshow event we have a session on Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V. We touch on VHD performance during the session but always get the question is there any hard performance data available. I came across this whitepaper that delves directly into this topic. Download the Virtual Hard Disk Performance Whitepaper yourself…

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