Category Archives: Tech Talk

Application Compatibility Testing with Windows 10 and Windows-as-a-Service

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Summary:  Microsoft’s Windows 10 new delivery and update cycles will drive significant change in the current enterprise application compatibility testing and verification operational processes.   These processes will need to be done on an ongoing basis as opposed to being done prior to large OS migration projects. Enterprises will need to quickly adjust to this new […]

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In-Place UEFI Conversion coming Window 10

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Looks like the next version of Windows 10, dubbed  Creator Update – will include a Legacy BIOS to UEIF in-place migration tool.  This is very good news for enterprises out there, as it was a difficult hurdle to overcome.    The Creators Update will also include a feature to help organizations that are replacing Windows […]

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Microsoft Ignite 2016 – Win10 / EMS Sessions

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  I have extracted a list of the Windows 10 / EMS and related sessions with links to the respective videos  online. Once again – THANK YOU Microsoft for publishing these to the folks that could not make t it the Microsoft Ignite 2016 (Atlanta) conference. If you have one that I may have missed, please […]

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The Value Proposition of a Platform: Microsoft Win10/Office365/EM+S

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[ Update 20161004: I encourage you to watch Brad Anderson’s keynote session at Microsoft Ignite 2016 – Simply IMPRESSIVE!  ] As I have written before,  technology management has made an incredible shift over the past few years (maybe the last 3-5 years).    Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service are now the common conversations in most […]

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Android Virtual Machines

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From time to time I come across technologies and products that impress me… Last week at BriForum  2016 (  the last one – see: The End of an Era  by Jo Harder )   I saw a couple of of vendors  that I want to check further…  One of them, and the one this post is about […]

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App-V will be in Windows 10 Core!

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Great news for the App-V community…   This week, Microsoft finally announced that they will be releasing App-V  into the core of the Windows 10 operating system, and  will be available to Windows 10 enterprise license holders. The announcement was made by Microsoft’s Steve Thomas, speaking in a webinar with Flexera, As one of the early […]

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The term: InfraOps at Derbycon 2015

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This is a shout-out to  Karthik Rangarajan Daniel Tobin for bringing the topic of InfraOps   in their Derbycon 2015 presentation: How I Stopped Worrying and Learned To Love InfraOps Excellent job – loved the presentation! Their position: In the last two years, the ideal organization of security amongst other teams has been hotly debated. […]

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Brief History of DevOps

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I just ran into a great summary of the History of DevOps by Damon Edwards. Very nice explanation he published back in Sep 17, 2012  (Very glad it is still available) It is cool he mentions Andrew  Shaffer, and his 2008 presentation called  “Agile Infrastructure”   — His talk can be seen in YouTube here With all of […]

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Photo Library On the Cloud

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It is the middle of 2015 and by now I always thought I would have my photo library on the cloud.   I have tried most, if not all, of the sites out there:  Flickr, Shutterfly, SmugMug, Google Photos, Amazon Photos, and many of the cloud file-sync services (DropBox, OneDrive).    But they just do not cut […]

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