It’s over! November (Movember?) is here! Now it’s time to sit
back and soak in all of this great information!
Below is a complete list (Thank you, Keith Mayer for compiling it) of links
to our full 31 Days. Enjoy!
31 Days of our Favorite Things
The Cloud OS Platform by Kevin Remde Server Manager in Windows Server 2012 by
Brian Lewis Feel the Power of PowerShell 3.0 by Matt Hester Live Migrate Your
VMS in One Line of PowerShell by Keith Mayer Windows Server 2012 and Hyper-V
Replica by Kevin Remde Right-size IT Budgets with “Storage
Spaces” by Keith Mayer Yes, there is an “I” in Team –
the NIC Team! by Kevin Remde Hyper-V Network Virtualization by Keith Mayer
Get Happy over the FREE Hyper-V Server 2012 by Matt Hester Simplified
BranchCache in Windows Server 2012 by Brian Lewis Getting Snippy with
PowerShell 3.0 by Matt Hes... (more)
Welcome to another in our new series of “Modernize your
Infrastructure” articles. Today I’m pleased to share with you
the details of yet another free and easy-to-use assessment tool from
Microsoft. The purpose of this tool is to help you answer the following
“Are my servers and services able to be migrated to Microsoft
And that is a fair question; particularly if we see the value, but
don’t really know where to begin. If in the process of modernizing my
infrastructure I consider perhaps moving some (or all) of m... (more)
“MediaValet Thrives on Microsoft’s Cloud Platform” is the title of this
It’s great to hear about the cases where Windows Azure is being used so
effectively, and really taking full advantage of its… well.. advantages.
Things such as global scale and pay-as-you-go. Great, reliable, redundant
storage. And the opportunity to create some massively parallel compute
engines for heavy tasks such as image or video rendering.
Microsoft has just scheduled a FREE 2-day training course entitled
“Creating and Managing a Private Cloud with System Center 2012 Jump
Start”, happening on February 21st-22nd, 2012 from 9:00am to 5:00pm PST.
Adopting this exciting new computing paradigm provides a whole new landscape
of technology and career direction for IT professionals. Microsoft Learning
and the Microsoft System Center 2012 team have partnered to bring you an
exciting opportunity to learn what you need to know to deploy, manage and
maintain Microsoft’s private cloud solution. Leveraging the popular Jump
Yesterday Microsoft announced some changes to the certification program for
IT Professionals, in order to address the growing need for people being able
to prove their expertise in all things cloud-related.
That’s right. What was the well-known “Microsoft Certified Systems
Engineer” acronym MCSE has been re-purposed. It now stands for
“Microsoft Certified Solution Expert”
“Wait.. you said that “the MCSE is back’. Huh?!”
From the press release…
Because cloud computing talent is in short supply, Microsoft has reinvented
its flagship credential, Microsoft Certified Systems Engin... (more)