Monthly Archives: April 2012

Download MMS Sessions

My fellow colleague Stefan Roth over at published a cool PowerShell script that allows you to download all (or selected) wmv files recorded at Microsoft Management Summit 2012 for offline viewing. This is definitely a great time saver if … Continue reading

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Private Cloud Exam 70/71-246 – my Experience

Today at MMS I took the Private Cloud exam 71-246 “Monitoring and Operating Private Cloud with System Center 2012”. This is one of the exams you need to pass to get the new “MCSE: Private Cloud” certification (Microsoft Certified Solutions … Continue reading

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System Center 2012 Global Availability (RTM)

I’m attending MMS in Las Vegas these days. At today’s keynote (2 minutes ago) Brad Andersen announced the global availability of System Center 2012! This is pretty cool as you can now start designing and implementing all the cool things … Continue reading

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Dynamic Service Manager CMDB with System Center Orchestrator

One thing you have to keep in mind with Private Cloud Computing is the fact that requirements for CMDB change dramatically. Not only that your CMDB needs to manage new classes (e.g. Virtualization Hosts, Hypervisors, Guests, Clouds etc.) and Relationships … Continue reading

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MVP 2012 “System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management”

Wow, great news in my mailbox today! I’m very proud to announce that I was awarded Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) for “System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management”. That’s a great honor and of course encourages me to continue my … Continue reading

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