An interview with Zandra is now on MSDNPhilippines.net

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4.5 minute interview with Zandra Nicolas from Microsoft Philippines about the MVP Award Program and developing solutions using Microsoft technologies, in this interview we talked about Virtualization over Hyper-V. The interview is available via http://msdnphilippines.net/ or directly at this link: http://msdnphilippines.net/content/mvpjohndelizo.aspx?WT.mc_id=soc-f-ph-loc–Mar2011

Philippine MVP Dinner with Marcos Pinedo

Photos came an album at Facebook, I did not asked permission to post but this is a good event and I am not going to let this pass without having it here 🙂 So here goes.

This are taken back March 9, 2011 at California Pizza Kitchen, Glorietta 3, Makati.

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Thanks Zandra, Tim, Marcos and to the DPE for the dinner and for the clarifications and information. Till next time!

Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1

As you may already knew, the Service Pack 1 was already released for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 clients as well.

I had a few discussions with the other IT people and asking me, why am I installing the SP1. Generally speaking, why I want to install from a disk that has the service pack in it already is because I wanted to keep my PC as updated as possible and instead of me doing an upgrade to a machine that I will update anyways, I’ll just start from an image that has the service pack – minus the head ache of updating one’s machine.

 

On the server side, I had a chance before to demo one of its feature the “Dynamic Memory” over a TechNet session here in Makati and if you are looking into Virtualization, you may want that feature – and its free with the update, why not yea?

More info at this TechNet link: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff817622(WS.10).aspx and here http://www.microsoft.com/oem/en/downloads/pages/windows_7_sp1.aspx