Monthly Archives: July 2011

Windows Failover Clustering

As a Business Intelligence (BI) Build Engineerworking in Microsoft IT Services, I was brushing up on SQL Server 2008 High Availability options when I found two books on the subject in the Microsoft Library on the subject and checked them … Continue reading

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POP3 – Outlook Calendar Sync

This is a companion piece to the gMail – Outlook 2010 Calendar Sync post where I discussed calendar synchronization between Outlook 2010 and the Gmail Calendar. This piece will focus on Hotmail’s Outlook 2010 Synchronization tool called the Hotmail Outlook Connector.

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gMail – Outlook 2010 Calendar Sync

Google provides a calander synchronization tool to sync the online Calendar with Outlook as a free download. Documentation as well as the link is located at The tool provides one-way (Gmail to Outlook and Outlook to Gmail) as well … Continue reading

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File Association Fix

Ever have one of those days where you click something and everything doesn’t seem to work correctly from that point on and when you try to find out what caused it, you dig yourself deeper into a hole that you … Continue reading

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Application Server Evaluations – Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011, Overview

This is the kick off to my review of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011, the successor to CRM Version 4. This will be an on-premise installation. Sorry, I just have to get involved at the system level. Of course once the … Continue reading

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Application Server Evaluations – Hyper-V Failure

I’ve prepared the L7TG virtual domain to evaluate 2 new “on-premise” Microsoft Server technologies: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 and Microsoft SharePoint 2010. I’m running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Hyper-V in a Workgroup on a black box Intel E3400 3.0GHZ, … Continue reading

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