***This is a LIVING document*** I will be updating this article from time to
time as things like Release Updates, Hotfixes, Service Packs and other
updates come into being. Please check back often to get the latest
information. I will keep the revision list updated at the bottom so you know
what changes have been made. This is also *NOT* a complete Private Cloud
solution. there are many, many pieces to creating and managing a private
cloud including things like - rapid deployment via templates, elasticity and
scalability, high availability and redundancy, virtual machine mobility,
automation, service management, usage based charge back and more. i recommend
you check out http://www.microsoft.com/privatecloud to see the full story.
This document will guide you through the process of setting up the bare
minimum components to demo a Private Cloud environment using curre... (more)
If you head over to the Microsoft Training and Certification site, you will
find that we are publishing some information about the upcoming Microsoft
Private Cloud Certifications.
The Private Cloud certification is built on Windows Server 2008 R2
Folks, If you have been to any of my live presentations, recently, you have
probably hear m get super jazzed about Windows Azure Infrastructure as a
Service. I truly think this is the future of infrastructure for all
businesses. I envision a world where new businesses starting up don’t have
to invest in any server infrastructure at all and simply create everything
they need in the cloud.
If you would like to learn more about Windows Azure IaaS and how Windows
Azure Cloud Computing can transform your IT Department, check out this
Microsoft Virtual Academy Jump Start: Windows Azu... (more)
Our monthly User Group meeting will be held at the Lincoln Square Center in
Bellevue, across from the Bellevue Square Mall at 6:00pm. The meeting will be
held in Room 15104, (15th floor, room 104) at the Microsoft's office in
Lincoln Square Center. Due...(read more )
Good Morning Folks! I am ramping back up after lots of travel and the
holidays to get some great new information on the blog. For this entry, I
would like to introduce you to the Microsoft Private Cloud Solution Hub .
This is THE landing page for...(read more )