Cloud Computing for IT Pros (6/6): Building Private Cloud of IaaS

Technorati Tags: service,cloud,azure,fabric,saas,paas,iaas This series focusing on cloud essentials for IT professionals includes: Part 1: What Is Service Part 2: What Is Cloud Part 3: Windows Azure Computing Model Part 4: Fabric Controller and AppFabric Part 5: Publishing Windows Azure Application to Public Cloud Part 6: Building Private Cloud of IaaS Power of Choices For…


See you at Microsoft TechEd 2009 in L.A., CA

Two sessions in the upcoming TechEd 2009, I will be presenting. One is on prototyping Groove solution with a laptop and the other is a TechTalk recording on System Center Virtual Machine Manager Self-Service Portal. Here’s some information: OFC309 Prototyping Microsoft Office Groove Collaboration Solutions with a Laptop 5/15/2009 2:45PM-4:00PM Room 150 TTK60 Virtual Machine…


Screencast: SCVMM Self-Service Portal with Laptop Part 4 of 4, Running Self-Service Portal

The demo environment as shown above included MyHost (my laptop running Windows Server 2008 Enterprise with Hyper-V Server Role) and 2 running virtual machines were APEX (the domain controller of contoso.corp) and SC (a member server with SCVMM installed) while MyHost also joined the domain. This screencast walked through the steps to add MYHOST into…


Screencast: SCVMM Self-Service Portal with Laptop Part 3 of 4, Adding Library Server

The demo environment as shown above included MyHost (my laptop running Windows Server 2008 Enterprise with Hyper-V Server Role) and 2 running virtual machines were APEX (the domain controller of contoso.corp) and SC (a member server with SCVMM installed) while MyHost also joined the domain. This screencast walked through the steps to add MYHOST into…


Screencast: SCVMM Self-Service Portal with Laptop Part 1 of 4, Overview

A Self-Service Portal is basically a Web site to be installed on a web server with ASP.NET, IIS6 Metabase Compatibility, and IIS6 WMI Compatibility Server Role Services. By accessing the Self-Service Portal, authorized users can create and operate their own virtual machines (VMs) as permitted by each user’s User Roles, while the created VMs are…


Screencast: SCVMM Self-Service Portal with Laptop Part 2 of 4, Adding Host

The demo environment as shown above included MyHost (my laptop running Windows Server 2008 Enterprise with Hyper-V Server Role) and 2 running virtual machines were APEX (the domain controller of contoso.corp) and SC (a member server with SCVMM installed) while MyHost also joined the domain. This screencast walked through the steps to add MYHOST into…