Video Transcription In the Azure Infrastructure Class at Interface Technical Training we spend time a lot of time working with virtual machines in the Azure Portal and also from the Command Line using PowerShell or Cross-Platform CLI. Something people run into time after time is they will launch a Windows Server but forget what the … Continue reading Video – How to Recover and Reset Passwords in Azure by Mike Pfeiffer
In this video, Mike presents why Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system will become a Game-Changer. By Mike Danseglio In this video, Mike presents why Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system will become a Game-Changer. Video Transcription: Windows 10 has changed significantly from Windows 7 and Windows 8 / 8.1. It has changed both architecturally with design … Continue reading Why Windows 10 is a “Game-Changer”
I continue my exploration of Windows 10. Ran an update first thing this morning, and received updates requiring a reboot. Not much information about the update contents when looking at Advanced Options within Windows Update settings. Still not much in terms of the App Store either. In fact, I could not get the App Store … Continue reading Windows 10 – Exploring Security
Just finished watching a Microsoft Webcast, “What’s Next with Windows 10” with Stephen Rose and Jeremy Korst. I became a member of the ‘Windows Insider Program’ last week and downloaded a copy of the Windows 10 Technical Preview ISO file. I am also in the process of upgrading my Lenovo ThinkPad from Windows 8.1 (with … Continue reading Windows 10 Introduction
As both Business Intelligence and Cloud Computing continue to be the marketing buzzwords of our day, it’s inevitable that the two would eventually come together. An increasing number of vendors are offering cloud-based business intelligence solutions, often targeting them squarely at the small- to medium-sized business (SMB). Whatever you think of “the cloud,” BI from … Continue reading Business Intelligence (BI) from the Cloud: Feasible or Fantasy?
As Microsoft continues to develop and promote their cloud-based SQL services, database administrators will have to become adept at administering their company’s Azure-based assets. If you’re a “reluctant DBA” – someone tasked with managing databases just because you’re “the Microsoft person” in your environment and not because you have any DBA training – Azure can … Continue reading How to Administer a SQL Azure Database?
Fun joke heard at a recent conference: “What color is the sky when you have no clouds? Azure.” Cue big laffs at Microsoft’s expense. The reality, though, is that SQL Azure – the version of SQL Server that lives in Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing service – is a pretty important product. Especially for organizations that … Continue reading What SQL Azure Means for the Reluctant DBA
There are many compelling reasons to be interested in this project. I am personally just beginning my journey towards becoming a “DATA SCIENTIST”. I’m following my gut instincts that this is something I want to learn and master. It’s the same feeling I had when I decided to learn .NET development, or SharePoint, or HTML5, … Continue reading What is Hadoop and why should you care?
Interface Technical Training is presenting an opportunity for Arizona businesses and organizations to learn how to put their computing in “the cloud.” The Phoenix Cloud Intelligence Conference May 8, 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. As one of a small group of Microsoft Managed Partners, Interface Technical Training was invited to participate in Microsoft’s 15-city Cloud … Continue reading Video: Cloud Intelligence Conference – May 8, 2012
Below are the links to download the Microsoft Development sessions presented by Scott Cate and Michael Palermo at the Interface Tech Immersion 2011. Scott Cate is the Chief Technology Officer and MVP at eventday.com & Regional Director at Microsoft. J. Michael Palermo IV is a Development Evangelist & MVP with Microsoft. Download the Presentation Code Session 1: Abusing … Continue reading Microsoft Development Track Presentation at TI2011 (Scott Cate & J. Michael Palermo IV)