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Resizing Windows Server 2008 R2 virtual hard disk in VMWare ESXi

November 22, 2010 by


Top tip for those long in the tooth with virtual machines and needing to resize virtual hard disks. This used to be difficult, and involve messing around shutting down servers and mounting the vmdk virtual hard disks as secondary drives on another server to perform the resize. Now it is as easy as it could […]

Building a SharePoint / PowerPivot 2010 Single Server Full Farm Virtual Sandbox

June 25, 2010 by


With being up in the air and on the road more than not, having a portable SharePoint 2010 sandbox environment is a must for me.   The so called disconnected time on the other side of midnight is perfect for exploring SharePoint 2010’s integration with PowerPivot, Visio and Office 2010.  Over the past two days I […]