Jun 16

Everything You Could Ever Want to Know About SQL Azure-Get Smart On SQL Azure Here

Recently a great series of 15 introductory videos have been completed and made available up on Microsoft Showcase, all focusing on SQL Azure. Here are the episodes: Getting Started: SQL Azure at a Glance Getting Started: Basic Architectural Considerations with … Continue reading

Jun 14

Microsoft Virtualization And Cloud Certification Community Study Group

Microsoft Virtualization and Cloud Certification Study Group(s)     in this post… Study Group Proposal Why Get Certified What Are Microsoft Virtualization Certification Options? Browse Certification Catalog for additional certification options More certification information of value More virtualization and cloud … Continue reading

Jun 09

How To Add SCSI Controller To Hyper-V Guest Server

How to add a SCSI controller to a virtual guest on hyper-V We add the controller, add a drive to it, start the VM and initialize and format the drive.     You can download the video below if you … Continue reading

Jun 08

How To Open Firewall Port 1433 for SQL Server Database Engine For Use With SCOM (or anything else)

In this very short video, I walk you through the step by step process of opening the 1433 firewall port for SQL Server.  I am doing it because I am setting up a new System Center Operations manager server but … Continue reading

Jun 07

Resources For System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 (SCOM)

System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Description Notes System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Product Documentation Collection of links to all online documentation of System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2. This Includes: Product Documentation Quick Start Guide Support Configurations Guide … Continue reading

Jun 07

System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) Best Practices Poster Rule and Monitor Targeting

You can download the PDF from go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125048. The poster will help you understand the process and best practices for setting up rules and targeting. System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) Best Practices Targeting All Managed Computers EXAMPLE: You want to monitor … Continue reading