With all of the new features and terminology in System Center 2012 SP1 and Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V, have you ever felt as though you are drowning in a sea of acronyms? I thought it would be nice to provide → Continue Reading.
One of my initial interests when I started blogging was using performance testing to determine optimal configurations (one of my first posts discussed performance of SCSI versus IDE disk configurations in Virtual Server 2005). I thought recently that it would → Continue Reading.
If you are working in one of those companies that are building IaaS there are two guides from Microsoft to help you with the basics. Check them out: Infrastructure-as-a-Service Product Line Architecture Fabric Management Architecture Guide Infrastructure-as-a-Service Product Line Architecture → Continue Reading.
If you’re still not 100% familiar with the vritualization deployment capabilities of System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager SP1, here is a nice 5-part series that will bring you up to speed. It covers all the profiles and templates in → Continue Reading.
MMS 2013 was last week and it was an incredible one from my perspective. I had a chance to spend time meeting new people, and spend time hanging out with people I’m privileged to call old friends. I was lucky → Continue Reading.
If you are confused with VMM 2012 Networking in SP1 there is a new poster on the horizon that will help you: Plan your VMM networks using a logical view of VM networks, logical networks, and logical switches using a → Continue Reading.
Two of my colleagues were testing Network Virtualization these days and stumbled on some strange issue. They’ve setup two standalone Hyper-V hosts, installed System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager SP1 and added the two hosts to be managed by VMM. → Continue Reading.
I’m in Minneapolis / St. Paul this week and as luck would have it, the Minnesota System Center User Group meets tomorrow night. ConfigMgr gurus / MVPs Brian Mason and Kent Agerland are speaking during the first hour (WOWing us → Continue Reading.
One of the proposed Birds-of-a-Feather (BOF) sessions at MMS is “Cloud and Datacenter Management Roundtable”. This BOF session is for System Center SME’s, the Cloud and Datacenter MVP’s and product team to roundtable discuss all items in the Cloud and → Continue Reading.