Tag: SoftGrid

Challenge aka 70-659

    On Thursday night at the User Group event, I was challenged to write 70-659 exam before Dec 31 2011. There are high stakes at risk here, bragging rights and more importantly beer!  Over the next few weeks you will see a few blogs post from me on the subject as a way for […]

2011 myITforum.com Donation

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). Have you made a donation to your community yet? http://www.myitforum.com/donations/donate.asp

SMSUG.ca Forums

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 […]

Free MS SQL 2008 administrator certification

Now that I have your attention, every SMS / ConfigMgr administrator needs to know SQL in order to support SMS/ ConfigMgr. There are no “Ifs” “ands” or “buts” about it, without SQL, ConfigMgr / SMS could not run. You could not write reports or use SSRS. Neither MDT nor WSUS work without it either.  So […]

Harrah’s short cut

There is a short cut from Harrah’s to the Sands expo. 1. Starting at the Reception desk , exit Harrah’s Turn left 2. Go to the Bus area 3. Near the end of the Bus area, look for the ramp to the Sands Expo (there is a sign) 4. Like this 5. Walk through the […]

myITForum Donation

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 to MyITForum (MIF). Why do I do it? Well as a User Group leader for www.OWSUG.ca, I know how much it cost to host a small user […]

Calgary Systems Management User Group (CSMUG)

The Calgary Systems Management User Group (CSMUG) is an informal association of area professionals working in IT Infrastructure with a specialization in Application Management. We are dedicated to informing and educating members about advancements in systems management with a special emphasis on virtualization technologies. It is the mandate of this congregation to provide a mechanism […]

Blog Statistic – Part 2

Just after posting the blog stats, I remember that I also want to check out that number of ping backs and comments. Since April 1 2007 there have been 181 ping backs and 22 comments select count(*) as ‘# of Comments’ from cs_Posts cs_Posts, cs_Sections SEC where cs_Posts.SectionID = Sec.SectionID and Groupid = 3 and […]