Monthly Archives: September 2012


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Overview The recently released Windows 8 operating system contained support for an interesting approach to running your operating system – off an external bootable device.  This article will show you how to boot your operating system using an external USB drive. If you’re not sure what Windows To Go is […]

Creating a Windows To Go bootable USB operating system


Hello Internet, This afternoon (Sunday, 30 September) at around 3pm I lost a black sunglass slip case containing my prescription spectacles somewhere between the Old Bus Depot Markets in Kingston (Wentworth avenue) and Kingston shops (Giles st and Green Square) in Canberra, ACT. The glasses in question are Ted Baker […]

Lost Glasses


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Last night Microsoft’s TechEd conference kicked off the annual delegate event, this year titled ‘Hyped’.  The venue was, incidentally, at the convention centre; a slightly disappointing change from MovieWorld in 2007. As we were leaving the centre after our last session of the day, we couldn’t help but notice the […]

TechEd 2012: After Dark



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Lock note has begun. Frank’s back and is warming up the crowd. A few stats about the backbone of TechEd… Some big numbers in those stats…12,000ms of cable! 2.2 TBs of data, tracked! No pr0n… Frank introduced me to Twitter, speaking of… 5 days to install and 7 hours to […]

TechEd 2012: Locknote










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The Enterprise Library Integration Pack for Windows Azure from the p&p group provides some useful application blocks such as the Transient Fault Handling Application Block and the Windows Azure Scaling Application Block (WASABi). The Transient Fault Handling Application Block can make access to storage in the cloud more resilient to […]

AZR323A – Building Robust Windows Azure Applications