Leverage Mobility with the Windows Azure platform

So your company needs a mobile app. But which platform do you build it on? Android? iOS? Windows Phone? With a Windows Azure subscription, the possibilities are endless. Our mobile division, Mobile Alchemy, is currently developing a mobile application built on the Microsoft cloud platform, Azure, for one of our Dallas clients. This proof-on-concept engagement…

I’ve deployed Operations Manager Application Performance Monitoring (APM): Now What?: Summary for Geeks (#MMSB310)

  Pete Zerger (Mr. SystemCenterCentral) and Alex Fedotyev (Contributor on the upcoming System Center Operations Manager 2012 Unleashed book and alpha-geek on AVIcode) presented on how to take .NET functionality in OpsMgr to the next level. Key Notes: The .NET monitoring functionality can gather performance, application failure, connectivity or security information from the application. Primary…

I’ve deployed Operations Manager Application Performance Monitoring (APM): Now What?: Summary for Geeks (#SYSCTR, #MMS2012, #MMSB310, #scom, #CatMMS)

Pete Zerger (Mr. SystemCenterCentral) and Alex Fedotyev (Contributor on the upcoming System Center Operations Manager 2012 Unleashed book and alpha-geek on AVIcode) presented on how to take .NET functionality in OpsMgr to the next level. Key Notes: The .NET monitoring functionality can gather performance, application failure, connectivity or security information from the application. Primary teams…

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Operations Manager and Orchestrator: Better Together: Summary for Geeks (#SYSCTR, #MMS2012, #MMSB305, #scorc, #scom, #CatMMS)

Brian Wren (Whom I will dub “the undisputed master of Management Pack authoring training at Microsoft”) presented an interesting session today on the types of interaction we can do between System Center Operations Manager and Orchestrator. The following is my summary from the session: Key Notes: Brian introduced the components of the Operations Manager IP…

New Hyper-V Features with Windows Server 2012

The name Windows Server 2012 is now officially two days old. And with the new name comes a load of new enhancements. Here are some of the following new Hyper-V features brought forth in an MMS presentation this week: Clusters 32 nodes 4000 VMs Multi-tenancy Massive live migration (can migrate 60-70 machines at same time…

Knowledge House Neihaus Performs Task Sequence Surgery

Watching Michael Neihaus is always an interesting experience. You can bet that you’ll be watching a least a few progress bars while he fills in random facts about operating system deployment. And you can also bet that his presentation will include at least one connection failure to his demo environment. Nevertheless, Michael’s canny humor easily…