Tag: User Groups

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 […]

Ottawa IT Camp is getting closer

See http://ottawacodecamp.ca to register NOW! Welcome By now you have noticed that the Ottawa IT Camp website is nearing complete population for the 2011 event on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at Algonquin College.  Registration opens at 8:15 am.   We are fortunate once again that Algonquin College is hosting the IT Camp – this trims […]

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 […]

2010 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 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 […]

Planning, Deploying and Managing Microsoft Systems Center Configuration Manager 2007 (6451a) in Ottawa

If you are looking to take this course, I have been told that CTE Solutions will be running 6451a course the week of Dec 14th – 18th 2009. http://www.ctesolutions.com/course/Systems-Center-Training/Systems-Center-Configuration-Manager-2007-Training.htm?l=ottawa%2Dtraining%2Dfacility&checkout   Don’t forget to ask for your User Group discount! 😉 (They love it, when I remind people about that. ) BTW if you are looking […]

Sept 17 User Group Event: How to protect SQL

Topic: How to protect  SQL Server using Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 SP1 (DPM). Through discussions and demonstrations, we will be covering  how DPM offers a continuous data protection for SQL Server with simple and advance configuration. Presenter Bio: Islam Gomaa is a Senior Systems Administrator at e-academy. He has over eight years […]