My Take on Windows Server 2012 Licensing FAQ

Here's the licensing summary and the long official licensing FAQ, but I've tried to summarize the important stuff. I find the new licensing much easier to understand then ever before »

TechEd North America 2012: What You Missed

Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, System Center 2012, Visual Studio 2012, Windows Azure updates, and more. TechEd is about “what’s next” for Microsoft System Admins (they call us IT »

MMS 2012: What You Missed

My post at, a great Windows Admin resource. »

Lync 2010 Virtualization Support Summary

Taken from the Deployment Guide and the Server Virtualization Guide: If you decide to go virtual, Lync only supports Hyper-V R2 or ESX 4.0 platforms. Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V »

Share Your Paid Wifi with Friends

Ever been in a hotel, airport, coffee shop, or some place that you pay per computer to use their Wireless Internet?  Windows 7 has a new feature “Virtual Wifi »

Quickest Way to install SQL 2008 on Windows Server 2008 R2

From KB 955392 there’s lot of info there, but the quickest “one time” install method is to follow “Procedure 1: Basic slipstream steps” Install the .NET Framework 3.5 »