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  • Blog Post: Hello Windows 8 World!

    What a day, so proud to work for Microsoft! Yes there is a new Windows 8 and a Windows Server 2012 , plenty of new innovative hardware/PCs/tables and Surface available to purchase. Two useful links below for consumers: A new era of PCs Great upgrade, great deal
  • Blog Post: Exciting week: Developer Preview of Windows 8 & Visual Studio 11

    What a week so far! Yes in case you have missed it, major announcements were made at the developer-focused BUILD conference this week in California, beside watching the keynote here: http://www.buildwindows.com/ it’s exciting to see preliminary releases ( Developer Preview ) of Windows 8 & Visual...
  • Blog Post: How to leverage Dynamic Memory in your SharePoint and Project Server 2010 Demo VM

    Following the release of Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1) last week, and following a session I attended on the benefits of SP1 in Hyper-V I wanted to try it out on the base SharePoint Server and Project Server 2010 demo virtual machine you all have access to ( http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid...
  • Blog Post: Windows 7: 1,2,3,4,5,6, 7777777777

    Yes!
  • Blog Post: The Ultimate Demo Machine: Get Ready to Demo Project and SharePoint Server 2010

    Doug just posted this important post: BE A DEMO MASTER – HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE RECOMMENDATIONS NOW AND BEYOND This cowboy looks familiar, I think he’ll be around in Phoenix :) Related links: Announcing Project Server 2010 Preliminary System Requirements Solid State Drive/SSD and SharePoint Server, Project...
  • Blog Post: Windows Server 2008 R2 Desktop Tweaks

    With the recent RTM release of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 on July 22, I have updated all my desktops and laptops to Windows 2008 R2, so far no driver issues on any machine ( How to upgrade your laptop/desktop to Windows Server 2008 R2? ). One thing I could not figure was how to display a preview...
  • Blog Post: How to upgrade your laptop/desktop to Windows Server 2008 R2?

    Last August I did this post: How to upgrade your laptop/desktop to Windows Server 2008? , with the imminent release of Windows Server 2008 R2 (scheduled for next October), I recently upgraded my laptop (Lenovo T61P). It was a painless exercise, most drivers were found and I leveraged the following resources...
  • Blog Post: Project Server and SharePoint Server Virtualization

    Please remember the upcoming webcast entitled Microsoft Office Project Server 2007: Virtualization on April 29th. Additionally since Project Server 2007 is a SharePoint application, check this great series on SharePoint Virtualization : Introduction Optimizing the performance of a virtualized SharePoint...
  • Blog Post: Running SharePoint Server and Project Server 2007 on Windows Server 2008 R2 Beta

    It works! I downloaded the ISO from MSDN and followed the instructions to deploy SharePoint Server 2007 and Project Server 2007 on Windows Server 2008, and it works like a charm on R2 (notice the Windows 7 similar toolbar at the bottom with the big PowerShell icon)! What’s new with Windows Server 2008...
  • Blog Post: Announcing 20-Part Webcast Series on Microsoft Virtualization Solutions

    Please find here an announcement for a 20-part webcast series on virtualization targeted at IT Professionals. Related links : Project Server Hyper-V and Active Directory Synchronization Documentation Project Server Hyper-V Virtualization Support and Licensing Running SQL Server 2008 in a Hyper-V Environment...
  • Blog Post: Running SQL Server 2008 in Hyper-V Environment

    The SQL has just released the following article: Running SQL Server 2008 in a Hyper-V Environment , Best Practices and Performance Considerations Summary: Hyper-V in Windows Server 2008 is a powerful virtualization technology that can be used by corporate IT to consolidate under-utilized servers, lowering...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Upgrade Technical Reference Guide is Live!

    This 490-page white paper covers the essential phases and steps to upgrade existing instances of SQL Server 2000 and 2005 to SQL Server 2008 by using best practices. These include preparation tasks, upgrade tasks, and post-upgrade tasks. It is intended to be a supplement to SQL Server 2008 Books Online...
  • Blog Post: Announcing Windows 2008 URL Rewrite Module

    Last week the URL Rewrite Module for IIS 7 was released, this could be useful for your Project Server and SharePoint Server deployment: URL Rewriter for IIS 7.0 enables Web administrators to create powerful rules to implement URLs that are easier for users to remember and easier for search engines to...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint Server performance and capacity requirements for Hyper-V

    The following article was published on TechNet this week: Performance and capacity requirements for Hyper-V This article provides information about the performance and capacity requirements for deploying Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 in a Hyper-V™ virtual environment In this article: Introduction...
  • Blog Post: Announcing the Microsoft Project Server 2007 IT Professionals TechNet webcast series

    Starting October 1 st , 2008, Michael Jordan (Lead Architect – MCS EPM Global Practice | WW COE for EPM) will present a series of Project Server 2007 webcast on TechNet targeted at IT Professionals . These 60 minutes webcasts will present in details key aspects to consider when you evaluate, plan, deploy...
  • Blog Post: Newly published content for Office Project Server 2007, week of September 15, 2008

    Key content has just been published on TechNet : Database maintenance plans for Project Server 2007 This chapter describes best practices for creating database maintenance plans for Project Server 2007 databases. Project Server 2007 Hyper-V guide This downloadable, 37-page document provides IT administrators...
  • Blog Post: Virtual Machine Configuration to Hyper-V Import Tool

    Matthijs has created a tool that will help you import your Virtual Machine Configuration (VMC) file from both Virtual PC and Virtual Server to the equivalent Hyper-V configuration: http://blogs.technet.com/matthts/archive/2008/09/12/vmc-to-hyper-v-import-tool-available.aspx A related post I did to help...
  • Blog Post: Evaluating Application Performance on Hyper-V

    The BiztTalk team has published great content on TechNet that could be leveraged to implement and measure performance of SharePoint Server or Project Server virtualization on Hyper-V: Measuring Performance on Hyper-V Measuring Disk I/O Performance Measuring Memory Performance Measuring Network Performance...
  • Blog Post: Project Server Hyper-V and Active Directory Synchronization Documentation

    Bonjour, two key documents has been published on TechNet last week: Plan for using Project Server 2007 in a Hyper-V virtual environment and see this post for more Hyper-V info Project Server Hyper-V Virtualization Support and Licensing This article provides preliminary guidance for using Microsoft Office...
  • Blog Post: Project Server Hyper-V Virtualization Support and Licensing

    Please find an important announcement from the SharePoint team that impact the Project Server 2007 world as well: Update on Licensing and Virtualization Support for SharePoint Products and Technologies Project Server 2007 Service Pack and later is now officially supported on Windows 2008 Hyper...
  • Blog Post: How to extend the size of a virtual image (VHD)?

    Let’s assume you have an EPM demo VPC with one disk and one partition of 19.53GB and you’d like to extend it to install additional software. Download VhdResizer , open the VHD you want to update and set its new size to 25GB for instance (Dynamic type) Boot VHD using Windows PE ( Windows Preinstallation...
  • Blog Post: How to upgrade your laptop/desktop to Windows Server 2008?

    I have recently converted several desktops and laptops to Windows Server 2008 x64 to essentially leverage Hyper-V and be able to run x64 bit images of Project Server (Virtual PC nor Virtual Server can host x64 images). I’ve had not had any software nor hardware limitations by making the move, all my...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Hypervisor Technology (Hyper-V) is RTM

    Released today, a good overview in this press release: http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/features/2008/jun08/06-26hyperv.mspx Time to upgrade your EPM VPCs: http://blogs.msdn.com/chrisfie/archive/2008/06/25/how-to-upgrade-microsoft-project-vpc-to-hyper-v.aspx Hyper-V RTM Packages This is the complete...
  • Blog Post: How to upgrade Microsoft Project VPC to Hyper-V

    Assuming you have downloaded the latest EPM 2007 demo VPC , please find below the procedure to convert it to Hyper-V (from Virtual PC); yes I have upgraded my Lenovo T61P from Windows Vista to Windows Server 2008 Enterprise 64-bit to run Hyper-V anywhere ! First, run Hyper-V Virtual Network Manager to...
  • Blog Post: I love my Hyper-V!

    Recently reformatted my desktop to Windows 2008 Enterprise 64-bit (use to run Vista 32-bit) and activated Hyper-V RC. I have tested two of my favorite EPM VPC (Core EPM 2007 demo VPC and my Development VPC) and so far it just rocks. Such an improvement compare to Virtual PC on Vista! I have only scratched...
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