Happy Anniversary Windows 10!!

So, here it is! Finally! Windows 10 Anniversary Edition (1607), or as I prefer calling it, Redstone (1). And yes, we know, it was launched in August (month 08), but the build was closed in July, hence the 07 🙂 And, you might be thinking… Why Redstone? Well, Redstone means (at least in my uneducated…

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Microsoft Ignite (Bis)

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MSIgnite_ATL_Twitter

Last year I had the honor to participate in one of the biggest IT Pro events WW, Microsoft Ignite (Chicago). If you haven’t had a chance to watch some cools sessions, check out the sessions where I participated last year: Single Sign On (SSO) with BitLocker and Common Myths about Pre-Boot Authentication Attacks https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Ignite/2015/BRK2345 Scratching the…

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It all ended at 11:59 PM, in Hawaii…

Yep! 1 year already! Time flies when you’re having fun:) The free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ended yesterday at 11:59 PM, UTC -10 (Hawaii). 1 year later, and with more than 350 million machines installed, it surely was a nice ride. But it’s only the beginning! Enterprises that have SA (Software Assurance), will always be able…

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SCM 4.0 in the house!

Compliance and IT… Lack of compliance is like not having butter to pour on your morning toast…. Well… not so drastic, but very close 😉 For ages that Microsoft, together with a bunch of specialists, have produced a list of industry best practices for products like Windows, Exchange, SQL, etc. This week, we witnessed the birth of Security…

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cowsay “Hello World!”

cowsay “Hello World!” 🙂 How cool is that?!? It clearly brings back memories. Not that I haven’t been in touch with Linux for the past 5 years, but I do remember clearly all the VM’s and emulators, ala Cygwin, that I used to run in Windows. It’s truly awesome to run bash and everything that it…

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The 5 million microsecond question

Recently I was helping a costumer analyzing their Windows image and the OS performance, in particular the boot times. And for this customer 1st logon was a big priority, since it was taking around +200 seconds. At least they wanted to understand what was going on, even that we would or would not be able…

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