Powerdelivery 2.0 released on chocolatey

There’s never been a better time to get started looking at continuous delivery with PowerShell and TFS than today. Over the weekend I redesigned powerdelivery to have a cleaner syntax, and allow for quicker installation using chocolatey (a system-wide package manager for Windows based on nuget). This topic describes the redesign as well as how…

Attending MMS and interested in Cloud and Datacenter Management? (#MMS, #SYSCTR)

One of the proposed Birds-of-a-Feather (BOF) sessions at MMS is “Cloud and Datacenter Management Roundtable”. This BOF session is for System Center SME’s, the Cloud and Datacenter MVP’s and product team to roundtable discuss all items in the Cloud and Datacenter management space (basically everything other than Configuration Manager). If you have a question about…

OpsMgr 2012 SP1: Cannot Install OpsMgr due to OperationsManagerDW database files in a non default location for User Databases – Error Code: 0x80131500

I ran into this issue where the RMSe Installation would fail at the Data warehouse configuration during Operations Manager Setup.  Issue: The install fails at the DW installation….and a warning is seen for the Management Server Install, then subsequent red X Critical Failures below. OS versions = Server 2012 STD SQL version = SQL 2012…