Well this morning I did it. I became a MCITP: Windows 7 MCITP Enterprise Desktop Support Technician. I wrote the upgrade exam (70-682) which is based on 70-680 MCTS: Windows 7, Configuring and 70-685: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Support Technician This is an exam that I have be “working” on for a while, it […]
There is a poll on myITforum that talks about Certification and System Center. Basically what it wants to know is What SC certs do you hold and if you have any Windows 2008 MCITPs http://www.myitforum.com/absolutenm/templates/site.aspx?articleid=19149&zoneid=120 We are looking to hit 100 votes, Will it be you?
I have decided that the forums on www.SMSUG.ca are not being used and due to some SPAMMER populating the membership list, I have closed them down. This is a good thing as it means I will arrange for the site to be convert to a blog only site. With the new site will come a […]
With the start of a new year, it is that time again to support the System Management Community, with that in mind I have made my yearly donation of $250 USD to MyITForum (MIF). Why do I do it? Well as a past User Group leader for www.OWSUG.ca, I know how much it cost to […]
Are you looking to become certified on ConfigMgr 2007 (70-401) or OpsMgr 2007 (70-400)? Well you are in Luck! Prometric is offering a 20% discount on both exam! http://www.prometric.com/Microsoft/CareerOffer.htm#vouchers20 So what are you waiting for?
Based on the Microsoft Skills Measured web page for 70-401, here is a list of items that can help you with your studying for the exam. Deploying a System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (SCCM) Server (9 percent) · Set up and configure an Active Directory schema. · Migrate from an SMS 2003 hierarchy to […]
With all the talk about 70-401 exam this week and with at least 3 new MCTS. I thought that I would update the stats on my blog. Here are the old stats from April 2009, if you want to compare them. http://smsug.ca/blogs/garth_jones/archive/2009/06/05/how-many-certified-system-center-people-are-there-april-2009.aspx I add the VMM MCTS stats too, are you one? Microsoft System Center […]
Here is something interesting that last time (July 2008), I did this blog post there were more OpsMgr certified people than ConfigMgr. Well as of April 9, 2009 there are more Certified ConfigMgr People than Opsmgr. Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007: Configuration 2,166 Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007: Configuration 1,545 Microsoft System […]
CTE Solutions, (Yes, the same training center that helps out with both the User & Study Groups) will donate $300,000 worth of training to recently laid off tech workers in Ottawa, equating to around 150 participants to be instructed over the coming summer months. CTE Solutions was founded seven years ago during the depths of […]
This week I was introduced to a new drinking game. In this game you take a drink each time you see Susan Ibach (from our friend at CTE Solutions) within this Video. I Love Learning Ok it is not really a drink game but it is a cool video. If you ever meet […]