Windows Home Server 2011 Windows Phone 7 Connector Release Candidate
The Windows Home Server team announced the release candidate of the Windows Server Solutions Phone Connector for Windows Home Server 2011 (aka Integrating Windows Phone 7 with your WHS 2011 Server). The purpose of this add-in is to enable remote server management tasks and relay media streams for WHS 2011.
An Integrated Fabric of Control
Controlling the seemingly out-of-control landscape of connected devices and platforms requires a shift in approach, and System Center 2012 makes that shift.
Download System Center Updates Publisher
System Center Updates Publisher is an application that enables independent software vendors or line-of-business application developers and IT administrators to import software update catalogs, create and modify software update definitions, export update definitions to catalogs, and publish software updates information to a configured update server.
New Scenario: Enable 3-D Applications to Run in Hyper-V Remote Clients
Physical servers usually don't come with powerful video adapter cards. Hence, virtualization technologies limit virtual desktops to run only applications with simple 2-D user interfaces. However, by physically installing a capable video adapter card in the server running Hyper-V 2008 R2 SP1, this problem is solved.
Bytes by TechNet Interview: Migrating Exchange to the Cloud
Senior Technical Product Manager for Exchange Server Jim Lucey covers the ways IT pros can migrate Exchange from on-premises to the cloud, based on company size. Jim shares tips on "cut over" Exchange migration options that can take place in just one weekend, to hybrid deployments for longer migrations.
Active Directory Best Practices: Ten Years Later
Dan Holme, who has led Active Directory designs and redesigns for Fortune-caliber clients, shares the best practices that you may have missed in this Active Directory design and management "rapid fire" session. Find out what has worked and what has failed in the "real world," and why.
Mark Russinovich's Tech·Ed Sessions Available Online
See Mark's top-rated sessions from this year's Tech·Ed North America conference on demand. Sessions include the crowd favorite Case of the Unexplained, Mysteries of Windows Memory Management, and Inside Windows Azure: The Cloud OS.
TechNet Radio: What's New in SQL Server Code Name "Denali"
Mouli Gopalakrishnan, a program manager with the SQL Server team from the Microsoft Hyderabad campus in India, takes us through the core features of SQL Server Code Name "Denali" - including AlwaysON, its high availability, disaster recovery capabilities, the Apollo column store, user-defined roles, and contained databases.
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New MVA Course: Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals - VDI
The VDI course provides a deep dive into VDI planning and solutions as the final section in the three-track program covering Microsoft virtualization. Learn about when to use VDI, planning considerations, desktop models, Windows 7 integration, application delivery, user state virtualization, and comparisons to other technologies.
New MVA Course: Enhancing Your Business and Career with the Private Cloud
In this track you will learn about cloud business drivers and business processes. You will learn how to extend your private cloud to the outside world and how the resulting hybrid cloud will benefit both you and your organization.