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Here Are Your Microsoft Virtualization Event Resources

November 2011 – January 2012 IMPORTANT Software Evaluations – Get ‘em here: http://aka.ms/Evals “WAG” = Windows Administrator Groups (on LinkedIn) with Subgroups for user groups by geography – http://aka.ms/WAG Future Live, In-Person Event Information: TechNet Events (for IT Pros): http://www.TechNetEvents.com MSDN Events (for Software Developers): http://www.MSDNEvents.com Session Slides: http://aka.ms/FY12H1Remde Microsoft Virtualization: On Your Terms Windows… Read more

Breaking News: More New System Center 2012 RCs and Betas Available Today

Great news!  More betas and release candidates of the System Center 2012 tools are available today for download!  Like many of you, I have been waiting patiently for these gems, and I can’t wait to start playing with them.  These round out the pre-releases of tools that allow you to support private and hybrid cloud… Read more

Where is that evaluation download?

We IT Pro-focused Technical Evangelists are often asked, “Hey.. Where can I find the download to try out such-and-such software?” And after I find out what they actually meant by “such-and-such”, I usually just tell them essentially to “google it on Bing”. But that’s not sufficient. So what I am doing instead, on this page,… Read more

Doh! (What I learned about Windows Failover Clustering. The hard way.)

Okay.. I feel like sharing this because it’s pretty stupid, but in a geeky-sort-of-way the solution was interesting enough to share.  Think Chicken & Egg. (or “Catch-22”). As the title of this post suggests, the subject is Windows Failover Clustering.  For those of you who are not familiar with it, Windows Failover Clustering is a… Read more