Heads up!! If you haven’t already heard, Cisco has rolled out a new virtualization solution which will allow Network Administrators and Engineers, in short, IT Professional of all kinds, to design, deploy, and test network topologies before actual nuts and bolts deployment. I saw hints and allegations about it at my last two Cisco Live … Continue reading Cisco is going viral (VIRL actually)!
When I attended Cisco Live 2015 in San Diego earlier this year, one of the sessions presented was about Cisco Modeling Labs (CML). This is a Cisco product which allows a user to virtualize a company’s network environment. I have previously blogged about VIRL, which is, in essence, an individual user version of the product, … Continue reading A quick look at Cisco Modeling Labs (CML)
If you are getting the following error when attempting to start a Virtual Machine (VM) in Hyper-V, Virtualization may either be not enabled in BIOS or Hypervisor was not started during your computer start up. Recently after configuring a computer to dual boot I was unable to start up a virtual machine in the second … Continue reading Enabling Hypervisor to auto start in the Boot Configuration Database (BCD)
Continuing a series of articles in support of virtualization on Windows 7… For the previous post, see: Windows 7 Virtual Environments: Supporting Floppy Drives. The method to acquire Windows XP mode for Windows 7 has changed, and can be both confusing and challenging, since several pieces have moved and have been added. The goal of … Continue reading Windows 7 XP Mode: New Download Processes
As more and more small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) investigate and adopt Business Intelligence (BI) solutions, one question eventually gets asked: Can we virtualize this thing? Businesses are increasingly leveraging virtualization to reduce the number of physical servers they have to maintain, to provide better availability, to enable fault tolerance and disaster recovery, and much more. BI … Continue reading Are BI Solutions Compatible with Virtualization?
Can SQL Server live inside a virtual machine? Yes and no. There are certainly reasons to do so, such as the ease of constructing high-availability databases that don’t involve the complexity and expense of Windows Clustering (for example, using virtualization-based availability technologies from companies such as VMware and Marathon Technologies). Virtualization is the Great Consolidator … Continue reading SQL Server in Virtual Machines: Myth or Reality?
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
Interface Technical Training hosted a special SCCM: Planning, Deploying and Managing Microsoft ConfigMgr class with MVP Greg Shields on November 14-18, 2011. We sat down with Greg Shields to get his thoughts on various topics related to application management, virtualization, The Cloud, and System Center Configuration Manager. In this video, Greg shares his insights on … Continue reading Video: Microsoft MVP Greg Shields on System Center Configuration Manager SCCM – What’s next in the evolution of the system administrator.
Interface Technical Training hosted a special SCCM: Planning, Deploying and Managing Microsoft ConfigMgr class with MVP Greg Shields on November 14-18, 2011. We sat down with Mr. Shields in a four-part interview to get his thoughts on various topics related to application management, virtualization, The Cloud, and System Center Configuration Manager. In this video, Greg … Continue reading Video: Microsoft MVP Greg Shields on Microsoft’s Cloud strategies with SCVMM 2012 and Hyper-V version 3
On May 8, 2012, Interface Technical Training hosted The Cloud Intelligence Conference which included 19 sessions across 5 targeted learning tracks. Attendees gained knowledge and information to help develop their company's cloud computing strategy. Here are the presentation slides of the speakers at The Cloud Intelligence conference in Phoenix, AZ.(Right click the links and "Save link as" … Continue reading Cloud Intelligence Conference Phoenix 2012