For an upcoming project I was preparing to P2V a domain controller and found a lot of “info” on this subject which got me thinking. Everybody is talking about all the dangers related to P2V-ing a domain controller but let’s be honest, when you look closely at the problems most people are talking about, are […]
Interview with Matt McSpirit – Partner technology advisor at Microsoft UK
Matt McSpirit is a Partner technology Advisor, who works with Microsoft Partners in the UK, enabling them to build practices around Microsoft Virtualization and Management Technologies. Matt’s role stretches across Server, Desktop and Application Virtualization, along with the associated System Center Management technologies. Gabe: Matt, why has Microsoft reached out to some bloggers in the […]
Licensing virtual machines: Windows Server 2008 Standard, Enterprise or Datacenter edition?
Licensing remains a difficult problem in today’s virtual infrastructure. Some things are easy to understand and some are not. After visiting a session on Microsoft licensing one day, I heard a number of new things that I wanted to share with you. I will give you a few definitions used in Microsoft licensing and a […]
Vote for us in the Veeam Video Contest
When there is a contest for doing stupid but funny things, you will probably find my girlfriend and me joining in. With the Veeam Video Contest it is no different so we shot a nice little video to show what Veeam Backup & Replication can do for you. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oR47BXlKkHk[/youtube] Please vote for us at:Â http://www.veeam.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=1050 (You […]
Is VMware becoming the bully Microsoft is known for?
For years lots of people accused Microsoft of being a bully whenever it suited them. They could change licensing policies to make it very hard for competitors to sell their products. Look at how difficult they have made it for VMware when it comes to supporting their products. VMware has been around with VMware Workstation […]