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Microsoft raising exam prices

Just got the following email: New Prices for Microsoft Certifications Exams Effective July 1, 2011, the retail price of certain Microsoft Certification exams will increase.* This change reflects the significant value that our certifications provide to our customers and our continual investment in new and enhanced Microsoft Certifications and other program improvements. For more information … Continue reading

Windows Phone 7 at Mix 11

Microsoft’s MIX development conference has just finished and there have been a lot of great announcements for the future of Windows Phone 7. The next update is called “Mango” as has a whole host of updates: Internet Explorer 9 Mango will bring with it a new browser which will have the same rendering engine as … Continue reading

VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage v4.1, Course

I have just completed the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage v4.1 Course at Leeds City College. The Course which is one of the two requirements for the VCP 4.1, which I see is a valuable qualification. The course was set over five days, and inculded the following items: •  Install and configure ESX or ESXi •  Install … Continue reading

Microsoft iSCSI Software Target 3.3 for Windows Server 2008 R2 available for public download

Introduction For the last few years, I’ve been have been using a storage server 2003, which includes the iscsi target software, thou this machine has been reliable, its transfer speed have been to low to host virtual machines, and upgrading this to a storage server 2008 r2 was to expensive. This is a shame as … Continue reading