Tag: self-study

IT Virtualization Boot Camp

Did you know that the OWSUG is putting on the IT Virtualization Boot Camp? This boot camp is designed to help you pass the 70-659 exam…   What do you need to know. the boot camp cost ~$27, there are two date for this boot camp Feb 17 & 18.  Spots are going fast soo, […]

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 […]

VM Heaven aka 24TB

VM Heaven aka 24TB So, my test lab has been running lean and mean for a while. A few weeks back I decided that in order to test ConfigMgr v.Next. I needed to update my lab. In the past I had a few discussion about Hyper-v and getting more performance out of it.   The […]

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 […]

Ottawa IT Community Awards Night Picture

Here are the photos from last night awards night   Here are a few that I found interesting! Twins?   Let’s make a deal!   Did Rick need another Zune? Nope!   Crazy Faces?   Partner of the Year (Finalists) Robert Half Redgate CTE Solutions http://www.flickr.com/photos/johnhansen/3677052271/in/set-72157620674477495/ Microsoft Canada Technical Community Team   Partner of the […]

$300,000 worth of training

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 […]