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Microsoft News – 2 January 2015

January 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Welcome to the “Happy New Year 2015” edition of my Microsoft News posts. I hope you have a nice time off from work – it FLEW by for me; I could do with a holiday to recover from my holiday. Here’s the news from over the past week or so: Hyper-V 5 Hyper-V Skills You Need To Learn for [...]

Mark Twain’s Advice on Microsoft Azure

December 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

I’ve been doing Azure events since August and I’ve come to the conclusion that there are 3 types of people in the audience: Want to learn now – a small percentage of the audience Have a small measure of interest but never try anything out – maybe over half of the room Are only [...]

Microsoft News – 19 December 2014

December 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

We’re getting close to Christmas and Microsoft is starting to wind down for the year. Here’s a mostly-Azure report for the last few days. Hyper-V 6 Hyper-V Predictions for 2015: An article I wrote for Petri.com Hyper-V MVP Carsten Rachfahl interviews Microsoft’s Jose Barreto: They talk about [...]

Microsoft News – 17 December 2014

December 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

Things have settled down a little after last week’s surprise Azure announcements. Hyper-V Another Update on the VMQ Issue with Emulex and HP: MVP Hans Vredevoort has the latest news for poor HP blade customers running Hyper-V. Azure Azure AD Connect – One simple, fast, lightweight tool to [...]

Microsoft News – 12 December 2014

December 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

It’s December, the month when Microsoft employees normally head away for a long vacation and nothing much happens. Or so we thought. Azure went wild last night, releasing loads of new features either into preview or GA. Oh yeah, loads of December updates from Microsoft have problems. Windows [...]

Azure Backup & SCDPM Public Feedback Opportunity

December 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

Microsoft is giving you the chance to provide feedback and vote on existing ideas for Azure Online Backup and System Center Data Protection Manager. This is a great idea. Personally speaking, it’s validating a number of things that I have fed back to Microsoft already, and a number of things that [...]

Microsoft News – 3 December 2014

December 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

It’s been a slow period but there’s some interesting stuff in Azure networking and websites. Hyper-V Update for RDCMan: New support for connecting to VMs via Hyper-V Using RDCMan v2.7 to Connect to a VM: Using the above new feature Integration components: How Microsoft determines Windows Update [...]

Microsoft News – 19 November 2014

November 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

Pay attention to the security update for Windows that was released out of band last night. It’s an important one that prevents people from crafting custom Kerberos tickets. Hyper-V How to Build Azure-Like Virtual Machines on Hyper-V: A post I wrote on Petri.com Windows Server November 2014 update [...]

Microsoft News – 17 November 2014

November 17, 2014 // 1 Comment

I’ve had a crazy few weeks with TechEd Europe 2014, followed by the MVP Summit, followed by a week of events and catchup at work. Today, I’ve finally gotten to go through my news feeds. There is a LOT of Azure stuff from TEE14. Hyper-V What’s New in Windows Server vNext Hyper-V: A post by me [...]
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