Microsoft Azure Operational Insights Preview Series – General Availability (Part 18)

Previously on Microsoft Azure Operational Insights Preview Series:

This will be the last blog post of these series simply because I’ve received e-mail that Azure Operational Insights will become Generally Available May 4th. This date matches my prediction that it will happen around Microsoft Ignite Conference. I will still continue to write blog posts on the service but I will not include it in a series. Here is the official Azure e-mail we all received about the service: Continue reading “Microsoft Azure Operational Insights Preview Series – General Availability (Part 18)”

System Center 2012 SP1 General Availability and VHD Downloads

It is official: System Center 2012 SP1 has reached General Availability. Summarization of the new capabilities you can find on the System Center blogs:

If you want to test the components you can download VHD files that will help you with that:

I trial version of the product can be downloaded from here.

Documentation for download:

List of SC 2012 SP1 KB articles:

Kevin Holman’s QuickStart deployment guides:

Microsoft Virtual Academy Courses:

  • Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals – Learn how Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V, and System Center 2012 SP1 can help you build, deploy, and manage private cloud architecture. NOTE: This course becomes available on Jan 15.
  • System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 Updates – Learn about the enhancements to each of the System Center 2012 SP1 components, which includes added support for Windows Server 2012, SQL Server 2012 and tighter integration with Windows Azure. NOTE: This course becomes available on Jan 16.
  • COMING SOON: System Center 2012 SP1 Capabilities – Learn about the configuration and management of the infrastructure, services and applications available from System Center 2012 SP1. NOTE: This course becomes available on Jan 31.