A SQL tidbit

This is not news, but it was a small slap to the medula in terms of remembering it. The best practice for MOPS 2007 in terms of SQL is this: MOPS can share a SQL Server (or a cluster) with a lot of other applications. But, and this is important, you should put MOPS in…

Speaking at SharePoint Conference 2009

I will be speaking at the 2009 SharePoint Conference in October. I cannot publish all the details but my topic is: Developing Social Applications with SharePoint 2010 This lecture focuses on the developer interfaces for the API and Web services for SharePoint 2010. Social Computing with SharePoint involves creating people aware applications that take advantage…

OSD++

Announcing my latest venture into coding and improving the experience of Operating System Deployment: OSD++. OSD++ is a better way to get input from the user and populate task sequences variables. It retrieves values from the registry, queries WMI, and/or prompts the user for input via an input box or a drop-down box. All values…

OCS on IPhone 3.0

Since I have an IPhone, I was thinking, "Wouldn’t it be great if I can have OCS on my IPhone?". Well, Guess what!?! There is a piece of Software that allows you to have the same access as you do with your OCS client on your desktop and it’s called, "iDialog". Two Catches! First, since…

How to Use Customized Groups to simplify the OpsMgr Console for Server Owners – Part 4

This is the final posting of the four part series describing how to use the custom groups to secure views within OpsMgr: Part 1: Creating Custom Groups (http://ops-mgr.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!3D3B8489FCAA9B51!1940.entry) Part 2: Using Custom Groups to create Views (http://ops-mgr.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!3D3B8489FCAA9B51!1969.entry) Part 3: Using Custom Groups with Subscriptions & One-Off Notifications (http://ops-mgr.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!3D3B8489FCAA9B51!2017.entry) Part 4: Using Custom Group to secure…