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Microsoft News Summary – 1 October 2014

October 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

There’s not all that much news to cover this morning. Oh … hold on … Hyper-V Hyper-V Virtual Switch Performance – Dynamic VMQ: A feature designed to provide optimal processor utilization across changing workload that was not possible with static processor allocation for VMQ as done [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 17 September 2014

September 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

Microsoft’s patch woes continue. A September update for Lync was pulled this week. Please: do not approve updates immediately; wait 1 month and let some other mug find the bugs for Microsoft. Azure Scale is never a problem with Azure Websites: Starting today, Azure Websites supports above 10 [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 16 September 2014

September 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

Windows 9 steals the headlines this morning. No; it is not out. No; you cannot download a preview yet. And yes; the person you know who says otherwise is an idiot. We know what we know – Microsoft is planning a sneak peek event for the enterprise audience on September 30th. There are no more [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 10 September 2014

September 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

In other news, Apple proves that wearable devices are a pointless Gartner-esque fad, and those preachy tax-avoiding frakkers, U2, suck donkey balls. Hyper-V Boot a Hyper-V Virtual Machine Using PXE: A post I wrote for Petri.com System Center Operations Manager OM12 Sizing Helper: This is a Windows [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 15 August 2014

August 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

Here’s the latest from the last 24 hours: New – Configurable Idle Timeout for Azure Load Balancer: Microsoft announced that the Azure Load Balancer now supports configurable TCP Idle timeout for your Cloud Services and Virtual Machines. This feature can be configured using the Service [...]

ADFS Authentication Via Azure

August 13, 2014 // 3 Comments

I’ve recently started doing lots of presentation on Azure thanks to the release of Azure via Open licensing. People wonder what the scenarios ate where an SME would deploy machines in Azure and on premises. Here’s one I came up with this morning (an evolution of one I’d looked at before). I [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 11 August 2014

August 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

I think we can call today’s issue “What’s New in Azure”: Introducing the Azure PowerShell DSC (Desired State Configuration) extension: Introducing the PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) Extension for Azure VMs as part of the Azure PowerShell SDK. Desired State Configuration (DSC) [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 6 August 2014

August 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

I’ve done photography in some of the most rural parts of the world, but I’ve never been without phone or Internet for 3 days before. *exaggeration alert*  Being in a dark valley in Scotland over a long weekend was like having an arm removed. Anywho, here’s the news from the last few [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 24 July 2014

July 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Very little for you today: Provision Domain Controllers in Azure using PowerShell: Learn how to provision domain controllers in Microsoft Azure using PowerShell with a single click of the mouse. Proximal Data AutoCache Review: My review of this cool product for Petri.com. New ExpressRoute locations [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 3 July 2014

July 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

After a month of neglect, I have finally caught up with all of my feeds via various sources. Here are the latest bits of news, mixed up with other Microsoft happenings from the last month. Deploying a Non-Clustered Hyper-V Host: Enabling the Hyper-V role: The second in my series on the Petri IT [...]
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