Let’s Build a Cloud… With PowerShell! – Part 1: Deployment and Configuration

Our Private Cloud team published a blog post about building a cloud with PowerShell! “Windows Server 2012 introduces vastly improved Windows PowerShell support with over 2,300 cmdlets to manage just about everything in the platform. This means you can now use Windows PowerShell to automate all of the IT tasks around cloud datacenter management, starting…


Microsoft and Novell Announce Broad Collaboration on Windows and Linux Interoperability and Support

Maybe you missed this news being busy at Tech Ed Berlin 😉 But Microsoft and Novell announced a set of broad business and technical collaboration agreements to build, market and support a series of new solutions to make Novell and Microsoft products work better together. The two companies also announced an agreement to provide each…


Reblog: Hyper-V Monitor Gadget for Windows Sidebar

Source: Mindre.net Tore Lervik has create a very cool Hyper-V Monitor Gadget for Windows Sidebar. The gadget can list multiple servers at once and also support vmconnect when double clicking on a VM. PS: The gadget uses WMI to connect to the server so the user need remote WMI access (Step 5) on the Hyper-V…


Windows Server 2008 Evaluation Virtual Hard Drive Images (for Hyper-V)

Source: John Baker’s BritBlog I’m currently building a new demo environment on Hyper-V for the next Public Beta of OpsMgr 2007 R2 and was looking for a fast way to install some new Windows Server 2008 machines. And today I stumbled upon this article from John Baker. “Are you working with Hyper-V?  Want to save…