September, 2012

  1. How the internet is driving the evolution of the education sector now and into the next decade

    In this post I would like to share with you a TED talk that I found inspiring – enough to write this article. I have come to understand from working in the education sector for several years now the challenges that educators and schools alike face in today’s dynamic and ever-changing world. Education is the…

  2. Discontinued: Important Changes to Forefront Product Roadmaps

    It was published last week that Microsoft will formally discontinue development of the Forfront product lineup. This will mean that all discontinued Forefront offerings will no longer be available for purchase as of Dec. 1, 2012. Microsoft will continue to provide maintenance and support for the remaining Forefront solutions already deployment through the standard Microsoft support life-cycle. The following Forefront-branded solutions…

  3. Business Connectivity Services (BCS): Understanding Authentication from the Browser

    For those who are struggling with the BCS framework read and write to SQL Server or LOB data source concept using tools such as SharePoint Designer 2010. This video I found is really helpful in providing a comprehensive understanding of the different ways in which SharePoint Server 2010 Business Connectivity Services (BCS) authenticates a users identity and explains the “double-hop” scenario and ways to…

  4. How to move a SCVMM 2012 database to another SQL Server

    This post is a guide and reminder for myself on how to move or re-locate a Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 database to another SQL Server. I recently needed to do this procedure and found that because the product didn’t offer a direct option to change the database settings or an option to migrate the…

  5. Don’t miss the Windows Server 2012 launch event – Live from 1:00am AEST – http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/server-cloud/new.aspx

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  6. Solution for hidden or obsolute devices after doing a P2V or V2V conversion in VMware or Hyper-V

    When doing a Physical-to-Virtual (P2v) or a Virtual-to-Virtual (V2V) migration of a Windows-based Operating System to either a VMware or Hyper-V based host you may find that some hardware devices are left installed in the virtual machine after the process completes, this is particularly true for Network Adapters. Following documentation and best practices by normally removing integration tools and device…

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