Archive for October, 2010

The beta of the next version of Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) is now available. For those not familiar with MED-V, it’s part of the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP). The purpose of MED-V is to remove the barriers to Windows upgrades by resolving application incompatibility with Windows Vista or Windows 7. MED-V does this […]


EBooks are an increasingly popular format. My own E-Reader has a number of publications on it. I can carry way more information to various engagements than before I switched. Since the distribution partnership between Microsoft Press and O’Reilly, many MS Press publications have been converted into the popular e-formats by O’Reilly. They have done a […]


The increasing use of virtual machines—for purposes ranging from support of older operating system environments to power savings—has created new challenges for IT. In particular, virtual machines may be left offline (stored in a non-operating state) for extended periods of time, which conserves resources when the server capacities of the virtual machines are not needed […]