January–Technical Rollup Mail–Manageability

News System Center Operations Manager 2012 Release Candidate Shipped System Center Operations Manager 2012 provides deep application diagnostics and infrastructure monitoring that can help you ensure the predictable performance and availability of vital applications and offers a comprehensive view of your datacenter, private, and public clouds. http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=27974 Microsoft Management Summit 2012: Registration Now Open Full…


January–Technical Rollup Mail–Platforms

News Building Windows 8 Blog detailing the developments of Windows 8 Virtualizing storage for scale, resiliency, and efficiency In this post, we are going to dive into a feature in the Windows 8 Developer Preview. Storage Spaces are going to dramatically improve how you manage large volumes of storage at home (and work). http://blogs.msdn.com/b/b8/archive/2012/01/05/virtualizing-storage-for-scale-resiliency-and-efficiency.aspx Refresh…


January–Technical Rollup Mail–SQL

News Get your SQL Server Database ready for SQL Azure !! http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2012/01/06/get-your-sql-server-database-ready-for-sql-azure.aspx Last chance to add to the #SQLSERVERFAMILY http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2011/12/31/last-chance-to-add-to-the-sqlfamily.aspx Cloud service providers are going “Live” with SQL Server 2012 http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2011/12/16/cloud-service-providers-are-going-live-with-sql-server-2012-rc0.aspx Hadoop CTP Availability http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2011/12/14/availability-of-community-technology-preview-ctp-of-hadoop-based-service-on-windows-azure.aspx World Record with TPC-E & Fujitsu http://www.tpc.org/tpce/results/tpce_perf_results.asp Other http://blogs.technet.com/trm/default.aspx Events SQL PASS Summit 2011 http://www.sqlpass.org/summit/2011/Registration.aspx Documents SQL Server 2012 Product…


January–Technical Rollup Mail–Security

News Microsoft Office 365 Cloud-Based Productivity Service Now Helps Customers Comply with HIPAA Privacy and Security Standards With reimbursements falling and medical loss ratio minimums rising, hospitals, physicians, and health plans are under unprecedented pressure to drive down operating costs while still improving the quality and safety of patient care. Explore how Microsoft is helping…


January–Technical Rollup Mail–SharePoint + Internet

News SharePoint Technologies 5 Tips on Effectively Planning for SharePoint 2010 Migration Mixed feelings about SharePoint abound in organizations today. Some say it’s great and others don’t want anything to do with it. That’s sooo 2007. Rest assured, with proper planning of your SharePoint 2010 migration, you’re well on your way to revolutionizing your organization….


September 2011 – Technical Rollup Mail – Platforms

News Windows 8 Blog | Building Windows 8 http://blogs.msdn.com/b Build 13 September – 16 September BUILD is a new event that shows modern hardware and software developers how to take advantage of the future of Windows. Learn how to work with the all new touch-centric user experience to create fast, fluid, and dynamic applications that…

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