Managing Mac’s with Parallels: Software and OSD

This is the second part of a series about the Parallels SCCM plug-in for managing Mac’s with SCCM. This first part was an introduction and covered agent installation, as well as configuration profiles. This part will cover software deployment and OSD. Detailed information, white papers, and contact information for Parallels can be found here. Software Deployment Currently, Parallels only supports...

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Software Deployment – Windows 8.1 Update 2

The news media continues to report that a new operating system update, Windows 8.1 Update 2, will be released by Microsoft in August. Microsoft has not officially confirmed the rumor, but veteran Microsoft reporter Mary Jo Foley informed Redmond Magazine that the next update to Windows 8.1 may be delivered in Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday release on August 12. For more information, see the Redmond Magazine article “Windows 8.1 Update 2 Rumored to Appear on August 12″ on line. Keeping up with Microsoft’s Patch Tuesdays is a big effort for most organization’s software deployment teams. Flexera Software AdminStudio Suite 2014 has…

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An Oracle Database patch that could cost you dearly

By Vincent Brasseur Oracle has just released version 12.1.0.2 of its database product which provides a set of improvements including a new Oracle Database In-Memory option. This option provides significant performance improvements described by Juan Loaiza, Oracle SVP system Technology as “it’s orders-of-magnitude faster — like the difference between walking and flying in a plane.” It enables customers to decide which data goes into memory and which data stays on the disk, drastically cutting the reporting time and freeing the database to quickly handle transactions. It has been built to compete with other database products available on the market such…

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InstallShield in Action Video: How to Simplify Multi-Tier Installations

If you’re developing installations for complex server applications, this video can help. It walks through the process with InstallShield for packaging and deploying multi-tier applications. It shows a step-by-step demonstration of these key capabilities and more: The template for packaging multi-tier applications How to assign various packages to different tiers Options for server configuration specific to tiers, whether a single server or divided among servers Watch it today to make it easier to deploy your complex applications to a single setup.exe. What tips do you have for complex installations? InstallShield® is the world’s leading Windows installation development solution. InstallShield is…

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Webinar: Understanding CM2012 Boundaries

1E has a webinar coming up tomorrow, presented by Mike Terrill, that will cover Configuration Manager 2012 Boundaries. Here’s full details: Would you like to learn how to best meet your business requirements and make efficient use of your network infrastructure for your System Center 2012 Configuration Manager deployment? In System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, a boundary is a network...

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TheDesktopTeam Classroom – SCCM2012-SQL Server

Hi All, on this video video about SCCM2012R2 we’ll be talking about SQL Server The video was recorded at 1920 × 1080, so full screen recommended. To download the video, right click as save as here and here for the slides. I hope you’ll enjoy and if you have any questions, please contact us or twit your question to @TheDesktopTeam and we’ll try to answer as soon as we can.

Read the complete blog: http://thedesktopteam.com/blog/raphael/thedesktopteam-classroom-sccm2012-sql-server/

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