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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Contest:- VeeamON 2014 Event



Hi reader,

Coming soon a big event called “VeeamON 2014”. Do check out and register yourself to win a FREE Pass to VeeamON 2014, No slogan, no answering question. It is based on your luck. All you need to do is register by entering

  • a) Email address
  • b) Full name
  • c) Phone number.

During this event, you can get:-

  • LAB WARZ: One of the industry’s first hands-on engineering competitions for IT professionals with a chance to win $10,000
  • VMCE Certification: exclusive to VeeamON 2014 attendees, the VMCE training course is available at 80% discounted rate
  • Technical breakout sessions: content catalog is now live and full of technical content. Check out our technical tracks.

Hurry register this contest before 1st Sept 2014. You may be one of the winner to win either

a) Regular Passes [ 5 ]

  • Able to attend all sessions
  • Expo Lounge
  • Veeam User Group
  • Lab Warz and more

b) VIP Pass [1]

  • Able to attend all sessions
  • Expo Lounge
  • Veeam User Group
  • Lab Warz and more
  • VMCE course
  • Free VMCE certification voucher
  • 5 days accommodations
  • Click here to participate this contest.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Webinar :- New Microsoft Storage Best Practices for Hyper-V & SQL Server and Building a Highly Available Hyper-V Cluster Using Free Microsoft Hyper-V Server


Webinar 1: New Microsoft Storage Best Practices for Hyper-V & SQL Server: SMB 3.0 and Scale-Out File Servers

Tuesday, September 2, 12pm ET / 9am PT

Featured Speaker: Max Kolomyeytsev, Product Manager, StarWind Software

Windows Server 2012 R2 does SMB 3.0 as a new generation of fast and convenient storage for Hyper-V and SQL server.
Join our webinar to learn how to build a robust and cost effective SoFS cluster with maximum performance and minimum hardware footprint.

Giveaways: 3 attendees will be chosen to receive a $20 Starbucks Gift Card and a 1 year subscription to WIRED magazine.

Registration page:


Webinar 2: Building a Highly Available Hyper-V Cluster Using Free Microsoft Hyper-V Server

Tuesday, September 9, 2:00 pm ET / 11:00 am PT
Featured Speakers:
Alexander Karavanov, Virtualization Security Engineer, 5nine Software
Max Kolomyeytsev, Product Manager, StarWind Software

Join virtualization experts from 5nine Software and StarWind to learn how to create a cost effective and highly available Hyper-V failover cluster.
Discover best practices on how to:

  • Benefit from highly available Hyper-V failover cluster
  • Simplify the cluster and VM management using 5nine Manager for Hyper-V
  • Cut costs, increase resilience and minimize hardware footprint with StarWind Virtual SAN
  • Adopt the needs of your environment with easy scale up and scale out

Registration page:

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Free Service Templates and Gallery Resources for VMM

Rather than build your service templates from scratch, you can opt to download service templates and gallery resources from Microsoft Web Platform.

  • Service Templates – to use in VMM
  • Gallery Resources – to use with VMM and Windows Azure Pack

How to get it?

1. Go and download Web Platform Installer 5.0 from here.

2. Run WebPi and then click on Options link

3. On the Custom Feeds, enter the following URL link

Add St-1

Then additional tab appear: “Service Model”.

Click on Gallery Resources


Click on Service Templates


List of Service templates (ST) available:-

  • Sharepoint 2013 ST
  • Service Template Example Kit
  • SQL Self Service Kit ST
  • BlogEngine .net Win2012 ST
  • CentOS6 ST
  • Domain Controller – Win 2008 R2 and Win 2012 ST
  • Drupal CMS ST
  • Joomla ST
  • Win 2012 MySQL ST
  • Sharepoint foundation 2012 SP2 ST
  • SQL Server 2012 ST
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 HA ST
  • Wordpress CEntOS6 ST
  • SugarCRM CentOS6 ST
  • PhpBB ST
  • SQL Server Failover Cluster ST
  • SQL Server SMA ST
  • Lync Server 2013 ST
  • Exchange Server 2012 ST

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Free Ebook:- Improve the Key Areas of Your Hyper-V Environment


Our blog sponsor has just released free ebook which talked about improving 7 Key Areas of Hyper-V environment.


With this ebook, you will master Hyper-V in term of

  • Securing Hyper-V
  • Managing Hyper-V environment
  • Configuring Network Teaming
  • Configuring Hyper-V Virtual Switch
  • Learn and Configure Hyper-V Virtual CPU
  • Understand when to use Hyper-V Dynamic Disk
  • Configure Hyper-V to Storage

Total of 66 pages which discuss about how to and best practices to properly configure Hyper-V on your environment.

Interested to get a free copy (sponsor by Altaro), please feel free to click below link:-