Back on RunAs Radio!

Over the past few months I have recorded a number of webinars and webcasts on a plethora of topics around virtualization, but the one that seems to have gotten the most attention is the one I did for VMTraining that pitted me against Jeff Weiss – Microsoft versus VMware. A few days later Richard Campbell,... Continue Reading →

vSphere vs. Hyper-V: The Head to Head Battle!

On Thursday August 8th I participated in a webinar debate.  Shawn MacArthur (CEO of VMTraining) and I had a friendly debate over which hypervisor and virtualization ecosystem was better.  This was the third part in the series – The first had Shawn discussing vSphere, the second had me discussing Hyper-V and System Center. Who won? ... Continue Reading →

Keeping Track of Versions

This week I find myself in the coastal city of Portland, Maine.  I am teaching one of my favorite MOC (Microsoft Official Curriculum) course of all time, 10215A: Implementing and Managing Microsoft Server Virtualization.  It is likely my favorite because it is the one I have taught most often, but also because it was my... Continue Reading →

Two Years Later, Gartner Makes it Clear!

It was two year ago this week that I published an article calling out Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure (Gartner agrees with me… Hyper-V is for real!).  I was thrilled that Gartner (a completely independent unbiased industry observer) evaluated Microsoft’s Hyper-V 2008 R2 and determined that it was indeed an industry leader.... Continue Reading →

Vancouver Helping Calgary

The news is ablaze with stories of the terrible flooding in Calgary.  As I wrote in an article yesterday (Leaving Calgary…) I got out before the worst of it, but only barely.  The rivers are overflowing, entire neighborhoods are under water, and the news is not getting better.  At least two dead, and people are... Continue Reading →

Hey Halifax! Here I come!

Hello Halifax IT Professionals!  You are invited to the following event:   An Introduction to Microsoft Virtualization and the Private Cloud with System Center 2012 and Hyper-V The event will be held on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM (ADT) WHERE: Nova Scotia Community College Institute of IT Campus 5685 Leeds... Continue Reading →

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