Windows Server 2008 R2 Native Boot

After reading Scott Hanselman’s description of how awesome Boot from VHD is, I had to try it.  Since I already obviously use Windows 7 as my primary OS, I figured I’d try to create a VHD with Windows Server 2008 R2, then boot directly to it. Unfortunately, the instructions in the Hanselman post didn’t work…

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Cost Savings vs. Cost Avoidance

We presented an informal proposal to a customer that included some cost savings estimates.  The customer asked us whether they were true cost savings, or just cost avoidance.  I had never heard the distinction before, so I did some research.  Here are the results. Cost savings in general refers to benefits of a project that…

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