JUST RELEASED: Server Virtualization Certification Exams 70-652!!!!

Are you using Microsoft virtualization technologies in your environment?  Do you need/want to get certified on those technologies?   Then take a look at the just released (August 25, 2008) certification exam 70-652 TS: Windows Server Virtualization, Configuring. We also have a single exam certification MCTS: System Center Virtual Machine Manager certification. The exam number is…


Latest Microsoft® licensing model: Licensing Microsoft Server Products in Virtual Environments

When I was doing the Windows Server 2008 launch events earlier this year Hyper-V always garnered a lot of interest.  Usually the audience would ask a lot of questions.  Thankfully they were usually technical and within my expertise.  But sometimes someone in the audience would torture me with a dreaded licensing question.  I say dreaded because…


Microsoft Virtualization Launch

If you’re virtualizing your data center then the Virtualization Launch will be of great interest to you!!!! Currently, the launch will take place on September 8th, 2008 in Bellevue, WA.  However, there should be additional events around the US to be announced shortly!  So if you’re in the Seattle area sign-up for the launch NOW…

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Windows 2008 Hyper-V Released today!!!

If you’ve be testing Hyper-V in your environment the last few months, then you’ll be please to know that Microsoft announced today the release of Hyper-V.  (To get the full details go here.) Click here to download or if you already have it deployed it will be available from Windows Update as of July 8th.  …


Migrating Physical-to-Virtual and Virtual-to-Virtual Machines with SCVMM

During one of my presentations the other day I had mentioned a tool that can migrate physical and VMWare machines to virtual machines for Virtual Server and HyperV (once SCVMM supports HyperV).  An attendee had emailed me to get more details, so here are the links to the information on System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) Converting Physical Computers…

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Virtualization Webcast Series

Virtualization is hitting high gear so if you’re interested in the subject then this is a MUST see series!!!! Virtualization and Windows Server 2008 (Level 300) On-demand In this webcast we provide an overview of the virtualization role, the scenarios, and the features that make server virtualization an important pillar of Windows Server 2008. We…