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Cloud on Your Terms Part 10 of 30: Kevin’s Mad House of Cloud

In part 10 of our series today, I wanted to kick of a sort-of-sub-series of my own.  During our IT Camps this month (our afternoon portion of our TechNet Events), I’ve been taking some time to show off my personal test environment, and how I set it up.  I’m finding that there is a lot… Read more

Day 2 of our 30 days of “Cloud on Your Terms”–The Hybrid Cloud

Today we are treated to John Weston’s post about hybrids. “You mean, like my neighbor’s Prius?” Not exactly, no.  Check out his post. And if you have missed any of the series posts, check out my summary post for links to all of the articles available so far at https://aka.ms/cloudseries…. Read more

New Blog Post Series: The Cloud on Your Terms

Yes indeed!  My friends Matt Hester, Brian Lewis, John Weston, and I, are committing to deliver a new cloud topic-based blog post daily.  For the entire month of November you’ll be treated to 30 days of cloudy goodness. “Too much?” Absolutely not. Check out Matt’s introduction to the series. “When is your first contribution, Kevin?”… Read more

Here Are Your Microsoft Virtualization Event Resources

November 2011 – January 2012 IMPORTANT Software Evaluations – Get ‘em here: https://aka.ms/Evals “WAG” = Windows Administrator Groups (on LinkedIn) with Subgroups for user groups by geography – https://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: https://aka.ms/FY12H1Remde Microsoft Virtualization: On Your Terms Windows… 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

Geeky-Cool: Slide on down the Street

Saw this in a tweet today.  Watched the video.  All I can say is “Wow!”. Street Slide This is some more geeky-cool tech from Microsoft Research (Here is the LINK to their article about this.)  Can you imagine how cool this will be on a GPS/3G smartphone? …like the Windows Phone 7 I’m going to… Read more