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 Azure for IT Pros!
This fast-paced MVA Jump Start is designed to help IT departments understand
why it's time to start the process of extending infrastructure to the cloud.
Microsoft Technical Evangelist David Tesar and Azure Group Technical Product
Manager David Aiken will leverage a demo-rich ... (more)
Good Day Folks! I just learned that we have some brand new virtual labs on
the Microsoft Technet site. With most of the System Center 2012 products in
Beta or RC status now, it is a great opportunity to start working with
products that should be feature...(read more )
A few weeks ago, I made a post on using Oracle VirtualBox to run Windows 8 in
a Virtual machine on a Mac laptop . This is a great scenario for easily
virtualizing a Windows 8 development environment or just because you want to
have Windows 8 on your Mac...(read more )
***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... (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