I’m Certifiable (Azure Exam 70-532)

Not only am I absolutely full of I.T., but I’m also certifiable!  I’ve been earning Microsoft Certifications of one flavor or another since 1994, when I became an MCP on Windows 3.11 (“Windows for Workgroups”).  And recently I set myself a goal to become certified on all things Azure. “What certifications are available for Azure?”There … Continue reading I’m Certifiable (Azure Exam 70-532)

VMware or Microsoft?–Can I get an app with that?

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmHow do you know that the application you want to run on a virtualized machine is actually supported to run on a virtual machine?“You ask the vendor?”Which vendor?  The virtualization vendor or the application vendor?“Umm… both.”It’s definitely a good idea to do that.  But there are some things to know, and, quite frankly, there’s a … Continue reading VMware or Microsoft?–Can I get an app with that?

VMware or Microsoft?–Are you experienced?

We start this new week of articles in our series, “VMware or Microsoft?” with a nod to the Jimi Hendrix Experience’s album and song, “Are you experienced”.  “Why?” Because whenever I hear the question, “are you certified?”, I think of professional certifications.  And when I think of professional certifications, I think of the experience that … Continue reading VMware or Microsoft?–Are you experienced?

New Windows Azure Trial and Subscription Rights – TechEd 2013 Favorites

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmAt the keynote on Monday of TechEd NA (June 3), we made some pretty big announcements around how Windows Azure Trials and various subscription benefits would be changing. So for today’s edition of our “TechEd 2013 Favorites” series, I thought I’d briefly introduce you to some surprising changes to the options you have for “kicking … Continue reading New Windows Azure Trial and Subscription Rights – TechEd 2013 Favorites

Tell your boss I said you should register for TechEd North America 2013. Now.

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmAnyone who has followed my blog for any length of time already knows what a HUGE fan of the Microsoft TechEd conference I am.  And this year I am hoping to be there again.  (If you’re a Microsoft group who is looking for booth or lab proctor help, send me an e-mail!!!)  But whether I am … Continue reading Tell your boss I said you should register for TechEd North America 2013. Now.

Windows Server 2012 “Early Experts” Challenge–Exam 70-410–Deploy and configure DNS service

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmAs some of you may be aware, our team is in the process of documenting and referencing preparation materials for the certification exam 70-410: “Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012”.   In this article, my goal is to point you to learning resources around deploying and configuring DNS which falls under the “Deploy and Configure Core … Continue reading Windows Server 2012 “Early Experts” Challenge–Exam 70-410–Deploy and configure DNS service