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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
In: System Center General, Virtual Machine Manager, Virtualization

My April MS Virtualisation reading highlights

My blog is a little empty right now as I be mostly reading a resource kit on my new kindle, the later happens to be giving my broken eyes a much needed rest from screen glare.  When I have tried to write though my 3 & 5 old managed to take me through the paces, […]

Posted on April 30, 2011 at 7:21 pm by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Virtualfat attends MMS2011

Last week I was in Las Vegas at the Microsoft Management Summit learning about innovation, best practices and troubleshooting systems management technologies. MMS has been by far the best Microsoft event I have attended and the best overall since I was working a stand selling Virtual Reality headsets demoing DukeNukem in the late 90’s.  Let […]

Posted on March 31, 2011 at 2:51 pm by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Events, Virtual Machine Manager, Virtualization

Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 SP1 available

Microsoft has announced the released of Service Pack one for Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2.  Details are here.

Posted on March 24, 2011 at 7:09 pm by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
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SCVMM 2008 R2 SP1 Release Candidate

The release Candidate for SCVMM 2008 R2 SP1 is available for download from Microsoft Connect here. This newest version has been updated allowing you to configure Dynamic Memory and RemoteFX. When integrating with SCOM there is a required updated Management Pack located in the install i386\VirtualizationMP or amd46\VirtualizationMP directory. Anyone trying this out is encouraged […]

Posted on December 8, 2010 at 10:19 am by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
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What might IaaS look like in a private hosted cloud?

Today’s post is inspired by friends who stopped me in the shop, asking me to explain what a small IaaS customer in a cloud actually looks like? Gulp! Ever since I stopped smoking last year,  I don’t have a fag packet to draw the details on. I promised to draw something on my blog so […]

Posted on April 28, 2010 at 1:50 am by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Moving the SCVMM2008 R2 Database

One of things I will have to do next week is move a SCVMM2008 R2 database and conveniently the SCVMM2008 R2 blog has an entry last week on how to do this. http://blogs.technet.com/scvmm/archive/2010/02/01/how-to-move-the-scvmm-database-to-another-server.aspx

Posted on February 11, 2010 at 3:19 am by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
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