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DPM 2012 Book update

We are in the final rounds of writing the DPM  2012 book. We also have had another Microsoft MVP join the team of authors!

Flemming Riis has joined us and we are excited to have him on the team. His blog can be found here:

He will bring great content to the book. Flemming has recently posted about DPM backup to the Azure cloud with SC SP1 Beta. You can expect more content like this in the DPM 2012 book.  Here is a quick overview on the book:

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  • System Center MVP – Islam Gomaa
  • System Center MVP – Robert Hedblom
  • System Center MVP –  Flemming Riis
  • System Center MVP – Steve Buchanan

Technical Reviewers:

  • System Center MVP – Mike Resseler
  • System Center MVP – Yegor Startsev
  • System Center MVP – Matt Marlor

Topics covered in the book:

  • DPM Overview and Architecture
  • Backup Strategies
  • DPM Server Management Tasks
  • Monitoring & Managing Performance of DPM Server
  • Workload Protection
  • DPM Aware Windows Workload Protection
  • DPM Non-Aware Windows Workload Protection
  • Managing Tapes in DPM
  • Client Protection in DPM
  • Workgroups and Untrusted domains
  • DPM Disaster Recovery Scenarios
  • DPM PowerShell and Automation

More information on the book  to come soon…..

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My name is Steve Buchanan and I’ve been in Information Technology for 11 years. I have been attending the Minnesota System Center User Group meetings for about 6 months. I have been working with System Center products for the past 3 years specifically Microsoft Data Protection manager and System Center Essentials. I run a blog about Microsoft and Open Source technology at I plan to share posts from my blog here that discuss System Center topics.

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