PASSED Exams: 70-693 and 70-652 in less than 24 hours

Yesterday I took and passed 70-652 (TS: Windows Server Virtualization, Configuring) and today I took and passed 70-693 (Pro: Windows Server 2008 R2, Virtualization Administrator). 70-693 does not yet have any books or eLearning course for it.  I used the 70-652 MCTS Self-Paced Training kit (http://www.amazon.com/MCTS-Self-Paced-Training-Exam-70-652/dp/0735626790) and it covered many items that were also part of the 70-693…

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Brocade Announces Unified Mgmt Platform for IP and SAN networks

  Today, Brocade announced our new unified management platform—Brocade Network Advisor—the industry’s first management platform capable of managing fibre channel, IP, FCoE, wireless and MPLS networks. Brocade Network Advisor will be available in November, and will include the new Brocade SAN Management Pack for SCOM (which complements our SAN Management Pack for SCVMM we previously…

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L2TPv3 performance tweaks for GeoCluster Live Migration

L2TPv3 is a great feature for extending a Layer2 network across sites.  This is very useful when you are using Live Migration with HyperV or when you want to pass traffic (at Layer 2) to a different location.  See http://www.mikepoulson.com/archive/2010/09/10/l2tpv3-performance-tweaks-for-geocluster-live-migration.aspx for the full post.

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