Tag: Training

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 […]

Don’t you love emails like this one!

I left ITProTeach (DevTeach) a bit early so that I could head home to pack before my long overdue vacation! After getting back, I found this nice surprise in my inbox!   If you want to download the PPT, you can find it in Enhansoft’s blog http://support.enhansoft.com/Blogs/post/Diving-Deep-in-the-SCCM-data!-Bring-your-Swim-trunks!-e28093-Part-2.aspx http://support.enhansoft.com/Blogs/post/Diving-Deep-in-the-SCCM-data!-Bring-your-Swim-trunks!.aspx

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 […]

Hack and Defend

MS Canada is bring back their “Hack and Defend” workshops! It’s back!  Last years popular Hack and Defend workshops are back!  Step inside the mind of a hacker at Microsoft’s Hack and Defend Workshop. Discover the tactics used to penetrate your PC, become aware of the most threatening viruses online, and most importantly, learn how […]

Tip of The Day – Desktop Icons

  Back at TechDays Ottawa I was using my laptop to give a presentation on Hyper-v live migration. Anyways Rick walked into the room as I was just about to “clean” my desktop of folders and icons as I always do before a presentation. Rick said “Let me show you this cool feature of Windows […]

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 […]