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Thursday, May 31, 2012

Windows Server 2012: Preparing for the Datacenter Evolution

Here's a good chance for some Group B CPE's!

Microsoft Jump Start Series
Windows Server 2012:
Preparing for the Datacenter Evolution
Windows Server 2012 Jump Start Details
Course: “Windows Server 2012: Preparing for the Datacenter Evolution”
Date/Time: June 20-21, 2012 from 9:00am – 4:00pm PST
Where: Live virtual classroom (online from wherever you are)
Cost: FREE!
Target audience: IT Professionals and IT Decision Makers

Here's the link:

Day 1 Morning: Beyond Virtualization
• Learn about the game changers in the next release of the Hyper-V role on Windows Server 2012
     - Scale, CPU, RAM, Cores, etc.
     - Networking Switch (recorded demo hopefully)
     - NUMA and performance
     - Hyper-V over SMB and Hyper-V over RDMA
     - Replication
     - Shared Nothing Live Migration
     - Live Storage Migration
     - Moving VM from test to a production cluster without downtime
• Massive scale increases, networking improvements, replication and disaster recovery is all in the box
     - IP Address Virtualization
     - IP Address Virtualization with SCVMM 2012 SP1
Day 1 Afternoon: Manageability
• Learn about how you can manage a few systems up to a hundred systems – all from one console
     - Server Manager
     - DAC… and related topics
     - Installing roles in offline VHDs
• Server Core installs scaring you off? Learn about all your installation and management options
     - Moving from Core-MiniShell-Full UI and back again
• Windows PowerShell automation and management at scale – all with built in tools
     - PowerShell ISE and command simplification
     - PowerShell new features and new PowerShell replacements for common commands
     - Automating OS level tasks, IP addresses, etc.
• Clustering—Cluster-aware updating
• Networking
     - Network Teaming and network configuration
     - SMB MultiChannel and RDMA
Day 2 Morning: Storage
• Learn how Continuous Availability of File Services improves workload reliability and performance
     - Setup HA File Server; SMB Failover
     - Running SQL over SMB; Running Hyper-V over SMB
• Storage groups, disk provisioning, iSCSI and SAN integration
     - Storage Spaces
     - Built-in ISCSI; Boot from ISCSI
     - DeDup
     - Windows Online Backup
Day 2 Afternoon: Remote Users
• Remote connectivity options for your workforce
     - DA; Offline Domain Join and DA
     - DA simplified Setup; Possible DA Multi-Site
• VDI and Remote Desktop Services deployment and changes
      - User level disks
     - Pooled / Private VDI Setup
     - VDI Quick Setup
     - Multi-Touch RDP

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Free Security Software (After Rebate)

Once You Know, You Newegg

Some free security software from newegg.com!

bitdefender Total Security 2012 - 3 User (Expires 5/23/12)

TREND MICRO Titanium Maximum Security - 3 PCs (Free 4GB flash drive w/ purchase, limited offer )(Expires 5/30/12)

 McAfee Total Protection 2012 - 3 PCs (Expires 5/30/12)

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Phishing Awareness Version 2.0

There's a new version of DoD's Phishing Awareness Online Class out. I haven't yet taken it, just saw it this morning. If it's like the last one, it's an easy CPE for a lunchtime break! (Or if you're just required to do it)

Here's the link: