Archive for the ‘Virtualization’ Category

Managing Private & Hybrid Clouds

Presentation: Managing Private & Hybrid Clouds Immediately after the Jersey BCS AGM we will have a presentation and demonstrations of Microsoft’s latest innovation in Private & Public Cloud management technologies. Monday, September 26, 2011 from 12:00 AM to 2:00 PM Register here – http://www.eventbrite.com/event/2176289340 In this fast paced session we will deliver an overview of […]

Posted on September 22, 2011 at 8:17 pm by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
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System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012

    Over in Las Vegas at Microsoft Management Summit this year I attended almost every session to learn about this exceptional third iteration product. Using remote protocol I traversed back to my shuttle and installed it minutes after the beta was released, since then I have been quietly poking around enjoying the direction it’s […]

Posted on September 21, 2011 at 12:08 am by Ronnie · Permalink · One Comment
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Results of the Hyper-V Survey

I finally found time to review the results of a recent Hyper-V survey conducted by Aidan Finn, Hans Vredvoort and Damian Flynn. A great piece of work, the collection and analysis of this information had my eyebrows raised more than once and on occasion I found myself chuckling at the things Aidan doesn’t like. If […]

Posted on September 12, 2011 at 12:12 am by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
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VMWare Memory Licencing

My blog is quite due to being snowed under, however I do read the news and can’t help but comment on this one. Licencing to me is a pain in the proverbial, I’m an engineer, architect, consultant and administrator and not an accountant. Apparently I need to be one as I now have even more […]

Posted on July 21, 2011 at 1:20 pm by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Jersey Windows User Group: Tech Talk

The Jersey Windows User Group is proud to present an evening of Tech Talk. Both sessions are delivered by the JWUG hosts and are as follows: Wireshark Primer (Michael French) Everything you need to know about RemoteFX (Ronnie Isherwood) There are giveaways such as groovy T-shirts,handy component architecture posters, and a chance to win Windows […]

Posted on July 12, 2011 at 11:28 pm by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Virtual Machine Manager Self-Service Portal 2.0 SP1

Microsoft has released SP1 for Virtual Machine Manager’s V2 Portal. This free solution is the foundation for turning what might referred to as dynamic datacentre into a private cloud. To download and read more on the release head follow the link.

Posted on July 12, 2011 at 12:39 am by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Take SCVMM2012 out for a guided test drive.

“We are on a long roadmap with SCVMM”, that is what Microsoft’s virtualization team said back on September 6th 2007. Virtual Machine Manager was at RTM back then and since that announcement this System Center application has grown to be very welcome datacentre tool indeed. In this latest upcoming edition of Virtual Machine Manager we […]

Posted on June 1, 2011 at 12:38 am by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Recommended hotfixes for SCVMM

The latest recommended hotfixes for System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2397711/en-us?sd=rss&spid=14555

Posted on May 28, 2011 at 1:55 am by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
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E2E Virtualization Conference

Last weekend I travelled to Dublin to attend a Virtualization Conference, a conference that ran Friday to Sunday covering virtualization products, best practices, tips and tricks, architecture for Citrix, Microsoft, VMWare and other vendors.  Set in a relaxed community environment the event was so good I didn’t really want to blog about it. I wanted […]

Posted on May 23, 2011 at 2:07 am by Ronnie · Permalink · 2 Comments
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Announcing Enhanced Hardware Virtualization Support for Exchange 2010

Announced at TechED NA 2011 and taken directly from the Exchange Team blog: The Microsoft Exchange team is enhancing positioning by including additional supported scenarios regarding Exchange Server 2010 running under hardware virtualization software. As of today, the following support scenarios are being updated, for Exchange 2010 SP1, and later: The Unified Messaging server role […]

Posted on May 19, 2011 at 1:10 am by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
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