Author: Dave Kawula

MVPDays V-Conf March Sessions – #MVPBuzz #MVPhour #Azure

Hey MVPDays Fans, Well we just wrapped up another fantastic MVPDays Virtual Conference a few hours ago. Our Post-Production Team (ME) has tirelessly worked to get this content up for you the community. The highlight of the show this month for me was the keen work of Kent and Jon from Microsoft (@Wearsy and @PNWAdventureGuy) on their Microsoft Flow Session. It was amazing… You can checkout the trailer for their session here: To watch the rest of the sessions here is your link to the post session playlist. We hope you really enjoy, Thanks, Dave and Cristal –...

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Press Release – MVPDays + The Krewe Community Partnership @TheKrewe @MVPDays

Hey Checkyourlogs Fans, ***For Immediate Release *** This week at the annual Microsoft MVP Summit two great communities have come together in a partnership to share more great knowledge. “We are extremely excited to partner with The Krewe and their user community. The plan is to make the MVPDays series of Virtual Events, Books, and Media available to The Krewe’s membership. This will provide an exciting framework to continue our commitment of community first. We are also please to make our events available to Krewe members that are interested in public speaking. This will include mentorship, guidance and co-presentation...

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Off to #MVPSummit in Redmond, WA #MVPBuzz @MVPAward

Hey Checkyourlogs fans, Next week marks my 7th trip to Redmond for our annual MVP Summit. This is the largest gathering of Microsoft Technical Community experts in the world. We get to have some fun, meet with the Product Teams, and learn all about the future from Microsoft. The graphic above shows where everyone is coming in from. I’m obviously with the North American (Canadian) delegation and we have friends coming from every part of the planet. Over 2000 MVP’s and Regional Directors are travelling from all over the world. 80 Countries in total for this amazing event. This...

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BigDemo_DPM.PS1 #PowerShell #MVPBuzz #MVPHour

Hey Checkyourlogs fans,   Today I have commenced work on our newest book Deploying System Center Data Protection Manager featuring version 1801. As part of the book we are going to use once again, our BigDemo series of scripts to deploy the lab. I thought this time it would be fun to show off the script in action as I am building the environment necessary for the lab.   You can grab a copy of the scripts as I build them here:   I Installed 2 x Domain Controllers, SCVMM, SCOM, S2D Nested Nodes and a Base Server...

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Install-Veeam.PS1 #PowerShell Install #VeeamVanguard #Veeam

Veeam Blog Post – Deploying Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5 UR3 with PowerShell   Hey Checkyourlogs fans, In this blog post I will show you how you can deploy Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5 with Update Rollup 3 to a Hyper-V Virtual Machine. This is a really handy little script because it can help you get Veeam going in your lab in a snap. The basic steps to accomplish this are as follows:   Create a Hyper-V Virtual Machine running Windows Server 2016. In my case I have created a VM called Management01. Next you will need to download...

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