Road Trip! FREE Microsoft Windows Azure Events in the US

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmComing to a town near you, our four IT Pro Evangelists in the US Central Region (Brian Lewis, Keith Mayer, Matt Hester, and Moi) are delivering free, in-person, hands-on learning (otherwise known as “IT Camps”) from now through mid-October. Here is the complete event description: Discover Key Hybrid Cloud Solutions for IT Pros You CAN … Continue reading Road Trip! FREE Microsoft Windows Azure Events in the US

Road Trip! FREE Microsoft Windows Azure Events in the Central US (September Edition)

UPDATE: The FULL list of our events for September and October is now live.  Go to THIS BLOG POST instead. -Kevin http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmComing to a town near you, our four IT Pro Evangelists in the US Central Region (Brian Lewis, Keith Mayer, Matt Hester, and Moi) are delivering free, in-person, hands-on learning; otherwise known as “IT … Continue reading Road Trip! FREE Microsoft Windows Azure Events in the Central US (September Edition)

VMware or Microsoft?–The Naked Server

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htm“Heh heh… You said naked.”Yep.  But when I say “naked servers”, I mean bare-metal servers.  “So.. was that just a trick to get more people to read this article?”Yes. “Okay.  Proceed...”And by bare-metal servers, I mean.. a server that has no operating system installed.  It’s racked-and-stacked and plugged into power and network, but isn’t otherwise … Continue reading VMware or Microsoft?–The Naked Server

VMware or Microsoft?–How big is your footprint?

VMware is making claims that they are more secure.  They base those claims on a “smaller footprint” and therefore smaller attack surface for the sake of security.  (But they’re not really comparing apples to apples.)And is size really what matters?  I don’t think so.  And neither does Brian Lewis, who writes about it in todays … Continue reading VMware or Microsoft?–How big is your footprint?

VMware or Microsoft? – The Complete Series

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmYou asked for it, so here it is!  Here is the list of articles in our “VMware or Microsoft? series, as submitted by our team of IT Pro Technology Evangelists. UPDATE: The six weeks are over.  The series is complete.  Below is the entire list of articles! We hope you find these useful! Date Article … Continue reading VMware or Microsoft? – The Complete Series

BREAKING NEWS: WMF 4.0 Preview is Now Available

Just when you thought there would be no more 8.1/R2 Previews, Microsoft comes out with yet another one.  This time it’s the Windows Management Framework 4.0 Preview. “What’s that?” Well.. it’s basically the updated tools for installing on older operating systems, for the sake of managing them with the newer tools.  For example, if you're … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: WMF 4.0 Preview is Now Available

Key Keynote Notes – TechEd 2013 Favorites

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmSo here it is, Day 3 of TechEd, and I’m already two days late on the first of our “TechEd 2013 Favorites” series.  (sigh)  But if you’ve ever been to a TechEd, or any other big conference like this, you know that it’s hard to find a spare moment to do things other than A) … Continue reading Key Keynote Notes – TechEd 2013 Favorites

Migrating VMs from Hyper-V to Windows Azure – 20 Key Scenarios with Windows Azure Infrastructure Services

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmOne of the first questions that IT Pros have when considering using Windows Azure to host some (or all) of their company’s computing infrastructure is, “How do I move an existing virtual machine to the cloud?” “I was just about to ask that!” I bet you were. So, how does one take a virtual machine … Continue reading Migrating VMs from Hyper-V to Windows Azure – 20 Key Scenarios with Windows Azure Infrastructure Services

Configuring PowerShell for Windows Azure

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmSo, you’ve got your Windows Azure subscription all set up (and if you don’t you can set up a FREE TRIAL HERE), and now you want to use PowerShell to work with your Windows Azure-based resources.  In case you weren’t aware, Microsoft provides a Windows Azure PowerShell module for scripted management of Windows Azure services. … Continue reading Configuring PowerShell for Windows Azure