Free MS Press eBook “Introducing Windows Server 2008 R2”


This eBook covers essential features of Windows 2008 R2, such as DirectAccess, Remote Desktop Services, IIS 7.5, Bitlocker to Go…

  • Chapter 1    What’s New in Windows Server R2
  • Chapter 2    Installation and Configuration: Adding R2 to Your World
  • Chapter 3    Hyper-V: Scaling and Migrating Virtual Machines
  • Chapter 4    Remote Desktop Services and VDI: Centralizing Desktop and Application Management
  • Chapter 5    Active Directory: Improving and Automating Identity and Access
  • Chapter 6    The File Services Role 
  • Chapter 7    IIS 7.5: Improving the Web Application Platform
  • Chapter 8    DirectAccess and Network Policy Server 
  • Chapter 9    Other Features and Enhancements

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Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010

Microsoft released in RTM the latest Solution Accelerator : MDT 2010.
MDT is the recommended process and toolset for automating deployment of desktop and servers.
What’s new in 2010:

    * Added support for Windows 7 and 2008 R2 deployments
    * Fully automated Zero Touch Installation deployments by leveraging
      System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2 Release
      Candidate and Windows deployment tools
    * Access deployment shares from anywhere on the network and
      replicate files and settings across organizational boundaries or sites.
    * Organize and manage drivers, operating systems, applications, packages, and task sequences with an improved UI.
    * Automate UI functionality using the Windows PowerShell command line interface.

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SMSMap : tool to build SMS/SCCM topology diagrams using console data

Great free tool for SMS/SCCM admins : SMSMap . Builds a diagram of SMS/SCCM architecture http://tr.im/yZds

SQL Server 2008 R2 August CTP now available

SQL Server 2008 R2 August CTP now available at http://tr.im/x5h3

SCCM v.Next upcoming features, interview with Jeff Wettlaufer

SCUB.BE interviewed Jeff Wettlaufer (Sr. Technical Product Manager, System Center) at TechDays 2009.
Ref: http://tr.im/x01X

Windows 7 installation process – Jeremy Chapman interviewed by Kim Oppalfens, TechDays 2009

SCUG.BE interviewed Jeremy Chapman (Senior Product Manager in the Windows client enterprise team) on windows 7 deployment:

Ref: http://scug.be/blogs/sccm/archive/2009/06/05/scug-be-interviewed-jeremy-on-windows-7-deployment.aspx

Free Microsoft ebook : Virtualization Solutions

Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions

In downloadable PDF format.

By Mitch Tulloch with the Microsoft Virtualization Teams
ISBN: 9780735693371

Download : http://csna01.libredigital.com/?urmvs17u33