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Clouds, Capacity and Libraries

Lately I have been buried in the middle of a restructure of all the library servers which have over time started to appear with each of the different versions of SCVMM we have deployed to support specific scenarios or requirements. The process has been pretty interesting as I learn about some limitations in the tool, but more on that in the next post.

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MDT 2012 Beta 1 Lands

A little earlier today Microsoft released via their Connect site the latest and greatest version of the deployment tool kit. Taken directly from the release notes these are just some of the features:

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Windows 8–First Peeks

Microsoft have been busy the last 24 hours showing off some of its UX for the new Windows 8 OS, Microsoft Windows president_ Steven Sinofsky’s _keynote at D9, followed a few hours later with a Windows 8 Preview at Computex in Taipei.

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Remote Screen Sharing vs UAC and the Cloud

As we spend time deploying, developing and delivering new solutions to the end users, the infrastructure behind the scenes continue to evolve and get more complex; which no matter how hard we strive, results in some user some where unable to utilize the environment for some reason or other.

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SCVMM 2012 in 8 Minutes–Installation

Today, I am starting a new series of Webcasts on SCVMM 2012.

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Linux VM Configuration from PowerShell

Working on VM’s daily there are some things which you just wish could be automated, and Linux nodes are no exception to this.

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Exchange 2010: Edge with POP / SMTP Users

A little while back I completed the deployment of our new Exchange 2010 Edge environment, which was shortly after promoted to full production level as I progressed to remove the final Exchange 2007 nodes from the environment. One of the considerations which needed to be taken at the time was for a very tiny number of users who are still requiring access to their mailbox via the POP3 connectors.

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Elve 1.2–New Drivers Added

Elve 1.2 is about to be released, its currently in late beta, and I just learned that my newest 2 drivers are about to be included in the shipping build.

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SCVMM2012–No Memory?

Have you lost your memory, apparently my Hyper-V Servers have and that leaves my cloud pretty dry…

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Have Questions About the Clouds?

Moving to the cloud is much more than a catch-phrase; it requires a knowledge and expertise in policy, strategy, business and IT. Have your questions answered TODAY (Friday April 15t, 2011) at Noon GMT on Twitter, with a team of Microsoft Experts for 1 hour.

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