Wiki Life: Forget the Ninjas' Principle of Silence

Hi everyone – I’m back, after a while! So many things happened to me during the past weeks – it’s amazing how an active community can inspire you to share (and learn) more and more, let it be an online or an offline one. I was focusing to the offline communities during the last weeks…


Community Win: The Steps of Contributing on TechNet Wiki

The end of the year is typically the period of rest and evaluation. The first could be the case of TechNet Wiki, if we could not talk about hundreds of new articles, created in December only… 🙂 I myself have contributed to Wiki since January of this year. It was a great year for (and…

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Monday Interview: Serhad Makbuloğlu

Hello and happy Monday to everyone! New week – new interview! Today I would like to present Serhad Makbuloglu:   Who are you, where are you, and what do you do? What are your specialty technologies? My name is Serhad Makbuloglu. I live in Istanbul, I’m a technical specialist for Microsoft Enterprise Platform. I have been…


Community Win: An Old Page With Tons of Updates in a Year

Hello everyone, welcome to the Community Win series again! Today I would like to reintroduce the Wiki: Technologies Portal (which was created quite long ago), and show you what happened with that since last 22nd November 2011 – basically, in a year. Let’s start with the revisions. There were 100 (!) of them on this page:…

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TNWiki Article Spotlight: Disaster Recovery - Backup and Restore Scenarios

Hello and welcome to this week’s TNWiki Article Spotlight! I organize the Hungarian User Group of Microsoft SQL Server, and on every meetup event, it is told to the audience of the presentations that “you MUST always have backups”. Why? Because in case of a disaster event, after recovering the hardware and software infrastructure, the…


TNWiki Article Spotlight: A Lonely Stub Which Deserves Your Attention

Hello, and welcome to TNWiki Article Spotlight again! Do you follow the news about Surface, the upcoming tablet of Microsoft? Today’s news is that its price is public and the Windows RT version is available for pre-ordering from now. OK, enough of advertising this (however I can’t wait to get them, especially the Pro, next year)….


Community Win: Gone in 60 Minutes

TechNet Wiki is growing and improving! It’s open for everyone, and that’s awesome! But it has its risks as well. For example, being open for anyone means that unwanted content might appear – displaying advertisements, or links to harmful content. Today I would like to highlight the work of those who fight against these things…


TNWiki Article Spotlight: A Step By Step Leading Your Eyes

Welcome everyone to Tuesday’s Article Spotlight! Today I would like to put a very nice TechNet Wiki article to the spotlight. Do you remember the Microsoft Official Courses you attended? My first one was MOC 2074A: Designing and Implementing OLAP Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2000, delivered by Zoltán Hangyál, MCT, SQL Server MCM. We…

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Wiki Life: Reusable Parts

Hello everyone, and welcome to the Wednesday – Wiki Life series again! Screenshots are useful, aren’t they? Giving a visual example in the middle of the explanation of a more or less complex technical feature makes understanding easier for the readers. But what can you do when you have (or someone else has) a nice…


TNWiki Article Spotlight: A Passion To Collect

Hello everyone and welcome to the Article Spotlight series again! The E-Book Gallery for Microsoft Technologies article is quite popular on the Technet Wiki, I still follow the changes made there. Today I would like to feature a similarly neat article, full of nice tiles like this: This page is a White Paper Gallery for SQL…