#HyperV running on core–Positives & Negatives

During a recent Hyper-V build out in my lab I decided to try my hands at installing Hyper-V on the core version of Windows versus the full version of Windows. The specific benefits I expected from core include: (benefits taken from: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee391628(v=vs.85).aspx)   1) Reduced servicing 2) Reduced management 3) Reduced attack surface 4) Less…

Office 365 Virtual User Group

I have been thinking about creating a Nationwide U.S. Office 365 User Group. I envision this group to meet once a month via a Lync Meeting and to discuss all things Office 365. I would work to line up presenters and vendors on timely topics from installation to administration. I would like to gauge the…

Business Rhythm

Routines and rituals help organize our personal lives. They include brushing our teeth daily, taking out the trash once a week, paying our bills once a month, changing the air filters in our homes once a quarter and celebrating holiday traditions once a year. Our routines provide a consistent structure and keep us grounded in…

Windows Phone 8 (Apollo) Rumors

This is all from rumors and has not been verified, to my knowledge, by anyone at Microsoft. But with that said I hope it is ALL TRUE. First off, Windows Phone 8 (code name Apollo) is going to switch from the WinCE Kernel to the full Windows 8 Kernel! The full leaked story I am…