Evaluating Windows Server and System Center on a Laptop (or two, or three) – Failover Clustering (part 2)

How to build a Failover Cluster on a couple of laptops This is a continuation of our playing with (learning) Failover Clustering for our evaluation of Windows Server and System Center. Note: This is NOT best practice deployment advice. This is “notes from the field”. This is how to get by with what we have…. Read more

The Top 10 Reasons You Should Attend our Sessions at MMS 2013!

Trying to decide which sessions to attend at the 2013 Microsoft Management Summit?  There are a lot of great options this year, and here are ten reasons we think you should check out the sessions hosted by the authors of the Building Clouds blog… You’ll get to learn all about the Fundamentals of Building Clouds… Read more

Automation–Exploring the PowerShell behind the Surface Pro Hijinks

Hello Readers/Viewers! So, by now you have seen this post and related video…You may have wondered, “Is this real life?” Or, “What did it take to do that?” Well, this post is all about my part in the “hijinks”: Automating the Surface Pro Hosted VM Live Migration (both shared-nothing and shared storage) Automation Specs Windows… Read more