Event Notes

Service Manager 2012 “Service Ticketing”

April 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

Import Management Packs Service Manager CMDB can become aware of your environment from OpsMgr if: You import MP in OPsMgr AND import MP in Service Manager ConfigMgr data is pulled in, including primary devices for users AD Orchestrator runbooks are also importable: LOB and 3rd party management [...]

Visio Management Pack Designer (VMPD)

April 18, 2012 // 0 Comments

Speakers: Brian Wren and Baelson Duque, MSFT. This is a new way to author management packs for System Center 2012 Operations Manager.  Challenges Creating MPs takes too long Difficult to maintain best practices Difficult to create a model to manage an app The old R2 Authoring Console was a dog [...]

MMS Day 2 Keynote

April 18, 2012 // 1 Comment

I am live blogging from the keynote which is titled as something like “a world of connected devices”.  I’m expecting Intune V3, ConfigMgr, etc to be the focus. Would be nice if they briefed us on how Windows RT (aka Windows on ARM) will be manageable (am thinking some Intune upgrade). [...]

Operations Manager 2012: Network Monitoring

April 18, 2012 // 0 Comments

Speaker: Vishnu Nath, PM for Network Monitoring feature in OpsMgr 2012. Discovery, monitoring, visualisation and reporting.  Key takeaway; OpsMgr will help IT Operations gain visibility into the network layer of service to reduce meantime to resolution.  All the required MPs, dashboards, [...]

MMS Keynote Day 1: Are You Ready For The Future, Now?

April 17, 2012 // 0 Comments

It opens with a movie trailer about the IT Pro, and up jumps Brad Anderson. Continuous services and connected devices.  For every 600 phones, 1 server is stood up to support them.  It’s 100/1 for desktops. This year, the number of virtual OS instances will be double the number of [...]

Build Windows 2011 Review

September 16, 2011 // 0 Comments

It’s Friday afternoon in Anaheim USA, I’m sitting in my hotel room (jetlagged), and it’s that time of the week when I have to look back on what’s happened.  First thing’s first; how well did Build Windows go? The Event I thought the event was excellent.  There was a little bit [...]

Building Continuously Available Systems with Hyper-V

September 16, 2011 // 2 Comments

The speaker is Brian Dewey of Microsoft. If you came to this post because it is about Hyper-V, then I really urge you to read the other “Building Continuously …” session notes that I have taken.  They all build to this session (it was a track of sessions). Continuously available:software [...]
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