TechNet Radio: (Part 1) Virtualization: Did You Know…

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmToday I welcome Varun Chhabra to the show as we kick off our three part “Virtualization: Did you Know…” series.  In this series we will discuss facts and facets of Microsoft’s Virtualization solution that, if you are currently using some other virtualization platform, you probably didn’t know but definitely should. https://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/TechNet+Radio/TechNet-Radio-Part-1-Virtualization-Did-You-Know/player?w=512&h=288 Download MP3 (Audio only) … Continue reading TechNet Radio: (Part 1) Virtualization: Did You Know…

What’s New in R2 – The Executive Interviews

A couple of months ago I had the privilege to interview Brad Anderson.  Brad is a Sr. VP at Microsoft, responsible for the System Center and Windows Server product lines.  So… http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htm“So this guy knows what he’s talking about?” Exactly.  As a companion to his blog - In the Cloud – we recorded these three … Continue reading What’s New in R2 – The Executive Interviews

Build a Hyper-V Lab for a Chance to WIN a Surface Pro and MORE! ( US ONLY )

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmBuild your very own Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 for FREE and Enter for a chance to win* one of the following fantastic prizes: Three Grand Prizes: One of three Microsoft Surface Pro 64GB devices with Type Cover keyboard cover ($828.99 USD Retail Value)   Twenty-Five First Prizes: One of twenty-five Microsoft Certification Exam Vouchers ($150.00 … Continue reading Build a Hyper-V Lab for a Chance to WIN a Surface Pro and MORE! ( US ONLY )

TechNet Radio: Building Clouds – SQL Server Self-Service Kit – Deploying SQL Server as a Service with System Center 2012

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmIn this episode I welcomes Bruno Saille to the show.  We discuss the SQL Server Self-Service Kit and how it works with System Center 2012 to help automate SQL Server deployments. Tune in as we discuss how the self-service kits works, which System Center components are required as well as what plans are in store … Continue reading TechNet Radio: Building Clouds – SQL Server Self-Service Kit – Deploying SQL Server as a Service with System Center 2012

A New Blog Series: Why Windows Server 2012 R2

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmYes, it’s been a few weeks since our last series wrapped up (“VMware or Microsoft?”), so it’s about time we started a brand new series of blog articles. “Who’s ‘we’?” A fair question.  The ‘we’ I’m talking about is the 11 Microsoft US DPE IT Pro Evangelists in these here 48 contiguous United States.  The … Continue reading A New Blog Series: Why Windows Server 2012 R2

Windows Azure IaaS and File Security (So many questions. So little time. Part 53.)

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmIn the context of Windows Azure Infrastructure Services and our IT Camp in Saint Louis a few weeks ago, Lettie asked this question: “If we had one large storage pool and added individual user folders, do we have the ability to setup file security access to each individual user folder? Is there the ability to … Continue reading Windows Azure IaaS and File Security (So many questions. So little time. Part 53.)

Can Windows Azure Backup support a bare-metal restore? (So many questions. So little time. Part 52.)

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmRecently we’ve been showing off a capability (currently in preview) called “Windows Azure Backup”, which is a simple file system backup and restore to/from Windows Azure storage.  At our IT Camp in Saint Louis a few weeks back, David asked: “Can Windows Azure Backup do a bare metal restore in the event of total failure … Continue reading Can Windows Azure Backup support a bare-metal restore? (So many questions. So little time. Part 52.)

TechNet Radio: Building Clouds – An Inside Look at Virtual Machine Migration Tools

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmIn this episode I welcome “Migration Mark” from the Building Clouds blog series on TechNet to discuss best practices for migrating your virtual machines to Microsoft Hyper-V as well as some free virtual machine migration tools that are available. Check out this great discussion on MAP 8.5, MVMC and the Migration Automation Toolkit (MAT) . … Continue reading TechNet Radio: Building Clouds – An Inside Look at Virtual Machine Migration Tools