Interview with Dr. Thomas W Shinder–Former MVP, ISA/TMG Firewall Guru, DirectAccess Edge Man and Now Private Cloud Man and Wiki Devotee

Who are you, where are you, and what do you do? What are your specialty technologies? I’m Tom Shinder. Some of you might know me from my www.isaserver.org days. Prior to changing my career to IT in the middle 1990s, I was a neurologist. I received my undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of…


Top 10 ways to make sure no one reads or edits your TechNet Wiki article

Welcome to our Sunday Lists! Check them all out! So sometimes people want to know how to get others to read and edit their articles. Well, that’s not nearly as interesting to me as how to make sure no one reads and edits your article! So let’s list those ways instead! I’m beginning the snark…


Top 10 Wiki Ninjas: Ed Price travels back in time to SQL Server 2000

Welcome to our weekly Top 10 Contributors on TechNet Wiki! The top contributors list seems to be having technical problems, so instead let’s look at the authors of the most popular topics this week… My three articles that broke milestones this week were… SQL Server 2000 PowerPivot: DAX: Time Intelligence Functions Differences Between the MVP…

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International Update: Ayataka, SQL Azure MVP in Japan, Contributes to TechNet Wiki

Welcome to the Friday International Update. We have traveled all over the world with TechNet Wiki, and today we head to Japan.   Here are all the TechNet Wiki articles in Japanese   We have two key Japanese contributors…   First up is ayataka.   Website  sqlazure.jp/b/ Member Since  Sep 26, 2010   Biography  Microsoft…

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Community Win–Wiki Accelerates Quality Content Distribution

The wiki was just beginning when I joined Microsoft back in December of 2009. When I first heard about the wiki, when of my first thoughts was “in all the years that I ran www.isaserver.org no one ever mentioned that we should have a wiki. Indeed, I never thought about a wiki for site –…


Where Do You Wiki?

Many of you are Wiki Ninjas in the TechNet Wiki. We appreciate your contributions and passion for helping others in the community, but there are many other places to contribute, some of them Wikis. So where else do you Wiki? Ad a comment to this post and share: Name and URL of the Wiki Link…

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TNWiki Article spotlight: PKI aka Public Key Infrastructure

For this week’s TNWiki Article, I’ve made a selection of the most exquisite Wiki content for the Enterprise Security specialists amongst you. Not a Security specialist? Keep on reading, enough intellectual food to get kick-started with it. This week the spotlight is on PKI a.k.a. Public Key Infrastructure.   The WIki offers a surprising amount…


Interview with Artem Pronichkin, a Windows Server and System Center Wiki Ninja, Former MVP, 2-term TechNet Wiki Council member, and current Microsoft Consultant

Today’s Monday Interview with a Wiki Ninja is with… Artem Pronichkin, from Russia. What a long blog post title. Hmm. Artem’s Profile Artem’s Website (it’s in Russian)     Who are you, where are you, and what do you do? What are your specialty technologies?   My name is Artem Pronichkin (????? ?????????) and I’m from…

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Top 10 Wiki Ninjas: Craig Lussier (SharePoint Architect MCC) and his 2K en-US tags?

Welcome to our weekly Top 10 Contributors on TechNet Wiki! There were 7 people with over 50 contributions this week. Let’s see what’s happening… So I have to wonder if the numbers are perfectly accurate this week, but we’ll look into it more. Craig’s profile His biography reveals his background a little: “Senior Systems Engineer/SharePoint…

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Welcome to our new moderators for Turkish and Russian

In an earlier post, I mentioned two options for providing translated versions of English articles: either creating new articles in a different language or using the Machine Translation Widget built into the Wiki to automatically translate the article on the fly. Machine translation is typically not perfect so anyone can suggest improvements. Theses suggestion will be…