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 »

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 »

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. »

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 »

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 »