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  • Blog Post: The MVP Global Summit: A Virtuous Cycle

    The following post was written by MVP Program Event Manager Paulette Suddarth Widely recognized as one of the most important community events in the world, next week’s MVP Global Summit will be, as it always is, a reflection of the community itself. MVPs are instrumental in every facet...
  • Blog Post: Using sys.dm_os_ring_buffers To Diagnose Memory Issues in SQL Server

    Editor's Note: The following MVP Monday post is by SQL Server MVP Grant Fritchey Because of the ways that SQL Server interacts with the Windows operating system, memory and memory management between the two can be pretty confusing. If you just look at the allocated memory within the operating system...
  • Blog Post: Did You Miss This Top MVP Guest Post on PowerPoint 2010, PowerPoint Web App and SkyDrive?

    Editor's Note: Due to the Memorial Day holiday in the US we'd like to pause and celebrate one of our most popular guest posts from the past quarter. The following is a re-post of guest post PowerPoint MVPs Luc Sanders and Glenna Shaw on Jan. 23, 2012. When PowerPoint was first released in 1990, the educational...
  • Blog Post: MVP Friday Five: March 23, 2012

    We've received some great suggestions for blog posts this past week and selected a few for you covering the gamut of Exchange Server to SQL Server. Read, enjoy and reach out to us on your channel of choice: Facebook, Twitter, etc. with your comments or just to say hi! 1. Update and Populate LegacyExchangeDN...
  • Blog Post: MVP Friday Five: March 16, 2012

    We've seen some great posts from our MVPs and selected a few of them to share. Great work guys! 1. Analyze server performance with Microsoft System Center Advisor: How to get started By System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP John Joyner | @john_joyner John explains what System Center...
  • Blog Post: MVP Friday Five: March 9, 2012

    We’ve scoured the MVP blogosphere and selected some great posts which highlight some great tips, how-to’s and insight. 1. Limiting the Accessibility- Another Way of Friend Assemblies By ASP.NET/IIS MVP BrijMishra | @brij_bhushan In this post, Brij walks us through another way of...
  • Blog Post: Customizing Your Messages With Dialog Sheets

    Editor's Note: The following MVP Monday post is by Excel MVP Tom Urtis. Over the course of Excel’s evolution, many older features that were state of the art in their day have been cast aside for newer ways of doing things. Some of those older features remain fully supported and useful in later...
  • Blog Post: MVP Friday Five- MVP Summit 2012 Edition

    We have a special MVP Friday Five for you this week in honor of the 2012 MVP Global Summit that has been happening here in Redmond! These stories from MVPs who attended cover their experiences meeting and learning from other MVPs. Get a feeling for what it’s like to be an MVP in Redmond for this...
  • Blog Post: Talking Cloud with Windows Azure MVP Magnus Martensson

    Windows Azure MVP Magnus Martensson From: Sweden Time as an MVP: 2 months Blog: Magnus Martensson Which technical communities are you most active in? In forums I could certainly become more active. My BIG passion is to actually meet people and make them as excited and passionate...
  • Blog Post: GeekGive at the 2012 MVP Global Summit

    In what is becoming an MVP Global Summit tradition, community members from around the world arrived a couple of days before the official kick-off of the event to contribute their time and energy to helping those in need. Fifty-five members of the MVP community jumped on buses yesterday morning and headed...
  • Blog Post: MVP Global Summit—A World-class Community Event!

    Editor's note: the following is a guest post by MVP Award Program Events and Marketing Manager Paulette Suddarth We’re now less than one week away from what is likely the largest community event in the world—the MVP Global Summit. This year, more than 1,500 MVPs will travel from 70...
  • Blog Post: Talking Cloud with Windows Azure MVP Wely Lau

    Windows Azure MVP Wely Lau From: Singapore Time as an MVP: 3 years Blog: http://wely-lau.net or A Cloudy Place Which technical communities are you most active in? AzureUG.SG (Windows Azure User Group Singapore) Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/MWAPSG How did you first start in...
  • Blog Post: Leveraging Office 365 for Project Collaboration Success

    Editor's Note: The following MVP Monday post is by SharePoint Server MVP Dux Raymond . Are you stuck in an environment where project management procedure is more of a happy accident than a smooth process that properly employs tools that will enhance collaborative processes on projects? Currently...
  • Blog Post: MVP Friday Five: February 17, 2012

    MVPs are known for their expert contributions to the technology community. They provide answers to common questions, complex problems and, just as importantly, they ask questions and inspire discussion. This week’s MVP Friday Five illustrates the full spectrum of MVP contributions. Why Small...
  • Blog Post: Getting Ready for the 2012 MVP Global Summit

    In just a couple of weeks, Microsoft will open the doors of its Redmond campus to MVPs from around the globe for what is likely the largest community event in the world. More than 1,400 exceptional community leaders from 70 countries will be traveling to Microsoft’s world headquarters. They’re...
  • Blog Post: Talking Cloud with Office 365 MVP Brett Hill

    Office 365 MVP Brett Hill From: Washington, United States Time as an MVP: 5 years Blog: Office365Answers.com Which technical communities are you most active in? Office365Answers.com Community.office365.com Office 365 and Microsoft Online Linked In Group How did you first...
  • Blog Post: Five Reasons you Should Consider DirectAccess

    Editor's Note: The following MVP Monday post is by ForeFront MVP Jordan Krause . I have been working with Microsoft DirectAccess for about two years now, and I typically find myself writing or speaking about a deep-dive description of “this” or a technical write-up of “that”...
  • Blog Post: MVP Friday Five: February 10, 2012

    We have a great MVP Friday Five in store for you today! We’ve selected some expert technical content in the five articles we’ve chosen this week. As always, these articles are filled with how-to’s, step by step instruction, and expert tips that MVPs are known for. 1. A Custom...
  • Blog Post: Talking Cloud with SharePoint Server MVP Patrick Yong

    SharePoint Server MVP Patrick Yong From: Malaysia Time as an MVP: 3 years Blog: Patrick's Bytes Which technical communities are you most active in? www.mind.com.my and www.spugmalaysia.org How did you first start in community? Started as an active forum participant in local UG...
  • Blog Post: Looking at Office 365 Security Holistically

    Editor's Note: The following MVP Monday post is by Windows Expert MVP Mike Halsey . When we think of using a cloud service such as Office 365 in our business, initial thoughts will usually drift towards comforting ones of Microsoft taking the strain with providing the hardware, manpower to keep...
  • Blog Post: MVP Friday Five: February 3, 2012

    Another week has passed, and we have another Friday Five to sum up some of the great contributions MVPs have made recently through articles and blog posts! This week, our MVP Friday Five is filled with even more expert knowledge that we’ve all come to expect from MVPs. 1. SSRS: Display User...
  • Blog Post: Talking Cloud with ASP.NET/IIS MVP Eduardo Zabat Lorenzo

    ASP.NET/IIS MVP Eduardo Zabat Lorenzo From: Philippines Time as an MVP: 3 years Blog: www.edulorenzo.wordpress.com Which technical communities are you most active in? MSPinoy : Microsoft Philippines Users Group How did you first start in community? Officer of .Net User...
  • Blog Post: MVP Friday Five: January 27, 2012

    It’s Friday again, which means it’s time for another MVP Friday Five. This week the posts featured are filled with technical content, including tips, how-to’s and step by step solutions. These articles are just a few examples of the incredible content MVPs provide to the tech community...
  • Blog Post: MVPs Provide Great Advice in 4th Official MVP Twitter Chat!

    Editor's note: Updated 1-27-2012 with link to full transcript This morning we were thrilled to host the 4 th Official MVP Twitter Chat. The @MVPchat twitter handle hosted the chat from 9-10 AM PT, and it was an hour filled with great conversation and networking between new MVPs, veteran MVPs and aspiring...
  • Blog Post: Talking Cloud with Windows Azure MVP Anton Staykov

    Windows Azure MVP Anton Staykov From: Bulgaria Time as an MVP: 10 months Blog: http://blogs.staykov.net/ Which technical communities are you most active in? MSDN Azure related forums and StackOverflow Azure tags How did you first start in...
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