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?–Auto-Balance your Workloads
Automated server workload balancing for heterogeneous private clouds. “Wow. That’s a mouthful.” And it’s also a pretty useful set of functionality. Consider VMware’s Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) and Distributed Power Management (DPM). Those capabilities (available with the vSphere Enterprise and Enterprise Plus editions) provide the ability to automatically move live workloads (VMs) around and among … Continue reading VMware or Microsoft?–Auto-Balance your Workloads
VMware or Microsoft?–Not All Memory Management is Equal
http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmIn the context of virtualization and virtual machines, I think it’s safe to say that memory management is important. Efficiently allocating and/or recovering memory to/from virtual machines addresses several important questions, such as: How many virtual machines can I run on this physical host? How efficiently can my machines run if some of them need … Continue reading VMware or Microsoft?–Not All Memory Management is Equal
VMware or Microsoft?–Did you know that there’s no extra charge?
This week at VMWorld the VMware faithful are learning all about the latest news and updates from their virtualization vendor. And hopefully at the same time Microsoft is able to reach them with some free custard and some good information to help them understand: What Hyper-V can do, and that You can gear up for … Continue reading VMware or Microsoft?–Did you know that there’s no extra charge?
VMware or Microsoft?–How much downtime is too much?
http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htm “Any downtime is too much. I want none. ZERO downtime.” Of course you do. We all do. But that sometimes comes at a cost. And by cost, I mean actual money. Dollars and cents. Do-rey-mi. $$$ But Microsoft gives you the ability to patch your virtualization foundation for FREE. (That’s another big zero, folks.) … Continue reading VMware or Microsoft?–How much downtime is too much?
TechNet Radio: (Part 2) What’s New in 2012 R2 – Transforming the Datacenter
http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmMicrosoft Corporate VP Brad Anderson and I are back for part 2 of our "What's New in 2012 R2" series. We discuss the new and exciting "cloud OS vision" in the next wave of Microsoft's Server and System Center products. Tune in as we take a deep dive into how your business can transform its … Continue reading TechNet Radio: (Part 2) What’s New in 2012 R2 – Transforming the Datacenter
VMware or Microsoft?–Reduce VMware Storage Costs WITH Windows Server 2012
http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htm“Wait a second, Kevin… you say ‘with’ Windows Server 2012, I can reduce my virtualization storage costs?” That’s what I said. In today’s edition of our blog series, “VMware or Microsoft?”, my friend Keith Mayer describes how you can use Windows Server 2012 as your storage servers for clustered NFS storage. And with that solution, … Continue reading VMware or Microsoft?–Reduce VMware Storage Costs WITH Windows Server 2012
http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmWhat is the plural of Series? (And how is it pronounced?) Well.. that’s not so important. What’s important is that we – the Technology Evangelists of Microsoft DPE in the U.S. have been busy busy bloggers these past several months. You’ve seen many articles, and many links to articles and resources, and we sincerely hope … Continue reading Our Serieses
So good. Must share.
http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmAs a Microsoft employee and as a $MSFT stockholder, I have to confess that I was THRILLED last night when I saw this commercial for the first time on TV… So, if you were thinking of buying that iPad..you should think again and get a real Windows 8 tablet! (Here’s the one in the commercial, if … Continue reading So good. Must share.
Need a place to build and test your apps, but can’t afford the hardware?
http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmIf you are a developer, or if you are a member of an IT organization which supports a software development organization, then you know that sometimes you need more hardware than you can realistically afford. And if you do buy the hardware, it becomes obsolete all-too-soon, or just sits there idle because the need for … Continue reading Need a place to build and test your apps, but can’t afford the hardware?