“The Elway Gazette”

Hi Community, here is my compilation of the most interesting technical blog posts written by members of the Microsoft MVP Community. The number of MVPs is growing well, I hope you enjoy their posts. @all MVPs If you’d like me to add your blog posts to my weekly compilation, please send me an email (florian_klaffenbach@dell.com) or reach out to me via Twitter (@FloKlaffenbach). Thanks!


Featured Posts of the Week!

Building Windows Azure Pack Into Your Data Center–Part 1 by Lai Yoong Seng

Fixing A Little Quirk In Dell Compellent Replay Manager by Didier van Hoye

System Center 2012 SP1 – Orchestrator: Installation by Damian Flynn

PowerShell – Find disabled Group Policy Objects by Jeff Wouters


Azure

Download Free E-Book Building Hybrid Applications in the #Cloud on #WindowsAzure by James van den Berg

Microsoft Data Management Gateway for #Cloud Services #WindowsAzure by James van den Berg

Microsoft #WindowsAzure Pack for Windows Server #Winserv #sysctr #Cloud by James van den Berg

Explaining Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager by Lai Yoong Seng

Building Windows Azure Pack Into Your Data Center–Part 1 by Lai Yoong Seng

Getting started with Gallery Items in Windows Azure Pack (WAP) by Kristian Nese

Exchange

Exchange 2010 SP3 Rollup 2 released by Johan Veldhuis

Events

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR WINDOWS 8.1, WINDOWS SERVER 2012 R2 AND SYSTEM CENTER 2012 R2 by Thomas Maurer

Hyper-V

Understanding Hyper-V Host Networking Requirements by Aidan Finn

Introducing Converged Networks by Aidan Finn

HYPER-V OVER SMB: SMB MULTICHANNEL by Thomas Maurer

Software Defined Networking (SDN) by Lai Yoong Seng

PowerShell

#PSTip Identifying DSC commands by 

#PSTip Get the fully qualified path of the system directory by 

PSharp makes PowerShell ISE better by 

Announcing PoshTools – Visual Studio extension for PowerShell Scripting by Ravikanth Chaganti

#PSTip Validate if a user exists in Active Directory by Ravikanth Chaganti

PowerShell – Find disabled Group Policy Objects by Jeff Wouters

System Center Orchestrator

System Center 2012 SP1 – Orchestrator: Installation by Damian Flynn

System Center 2012 SP1 – Orchestrator: Server Components by Damian Flynn

System Center Virtual Machine Manager

Storage Discovery scope is greyed out – VMM 2012 SP1 by Kristian Nese

SQL Server

#PSTip Add a SQL login to database roles using SMO by Ravikanth Chaganti

#PSTip Validate if a SQL login exists using PowerShell by Ravikanth Chaganti

Windows Server Core

Welchen DNS-Server fragt Windows eigentlich? in German by Nils Kaczenski

Hands on with Hyper-V Clustering Maintenance Mode & Cluster Aware Updating TechNet Screencast by Didier van Hoye

Dynamische VHDs & CSV Overcommitment in German by Daniel Neumann

Tools

Fixing A Little Quirk In Dell Compellent Replay Manager by Didier van Hoye