Do you know about the Microsoft Application Virtualization Dashboard ?

Hi Everyone, Just so your aware, we do have the App-V Dashboard. Its got built-in charts, gauges, and tables that let you track any App-V dataset in near-real time. That means you easily stay on top of the usage, health, and compliance of all your virtualized applications. Benefits of the dashboard include: Actionable information out of the…


Free Microsoft Press eBooks available for download

Hi Everyone, Some excellent free resources (ebooks ) for you. Free eBook: Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions (Second Edition) (6 chapters by Mitch Tulloch) Free eBook: Programming Windows Phone 7 Series (DRAFT Preview) Free eBook: Petzold’s Programming Windows Phone 7 (Special Excerpt 2) Free eBook: First Look Microsoft Office 2010 (14 chapters by Katherine Murray) Free…


NEW Exchange Server 2010 Component Architecture Poster !!

Quite a few of you have been asking for an update to my original Exchange Server 2007 Component Architecture Poster. Well, thanks to Astrid McClean over in Exchange Server, you have got your wish.  All the details are below:Head over to the Download Center to download The Exchange Server 2010 Architecture Poster is now…


Updating Offline Virtual Machines?

Hi Everyone, You might want to look at the new Virtual Machine Servicing Tool 3.0. This Solution Accelerator provides automated tools and guidance that IT professionals can use to update offline virtual machines, templates, and virtual hard disks efficiently and without exposing them to security risks. This Solution Accelerator includes the following components: Brief Overview….


NEW Remote Desktop Services Component Architecture” poster !!

This is my latest poster, known as the “Remote Desktop Services Component Architecture” poster. It should help anyone wanting to understand, design and implement RDS/VDI solutions. Thanks to Brian Lich and Thomas Willingham for contributing on this poster J So what is it all about? This poster provides a visual reference for understanding key Remote…


System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) 2008 R2 Documentation

Hi Everyone,Just incase you missed this, the SCVMM R2 documentation is online. This download provides technical documentation for VMM 2008 R2. For information about specific guides, see  


Exchange Server 2007 Component Architecture

This poster highlights the architecture and feature set of Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. Aside from showing the high-level architecture, this poster highlights the feature set of Exchange Server 2007. Sections include: · Management and Monitoring · High Availability · Client Access, Edge Transport, Hub Transport, Mailbox, and Unified Messaging server roles


You asked for it….the TechNet Magazine Active Directory Component Jigsaw Poster

Not sure how many people would need this now, but a lot of people have contacted me for this older poster. In fact, this was my first one so let’s just say it’s going back …hummm… a year or two 🙂 This poster, originally published in the March-April 2006 edition of TechNet Magazine, provides a…


Windows Server 2008 R2: Hyper-V Component Architecture

If you had not heard, the new Hyper-V poster is now available. I know some of you grabbed some prints at Tech Ed in New Orleans. I really appreciated meeting you all.  This poster provides a visual reference for understanding key Hyper-V technologies in Windows Server 2008 R2. It focuses on architecture, snapshots, live migration,…


Some new content for Microsoft virtualization technologies…

For those of you using Hyper-V, Med-V or App-V, you might want to look at these: Hyper-V:  Enabling Dynamic Memory Looking for some good information on Dynamic Memory for Hyper-V? Well, check out the post my colleague Ben Armstrong put on his blog, It is a step-by-step guide for how to get it setup. Thanks…