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Hyper-V server (Server-Core) Live migration - Issues and Powershell as a savour!

Hyper-V server (Server-Core) Live migration - Issues and Powershell as a savour!

So - in my little lab at Microsoft, I have 2 Hyper-V hosts, one running Hyper-V Server 2012 as a Server-Core installation and the other running the full Windows Server 2012 DataCenter with the regular GUI and a Hyper-V role.I had to move one VM from one machine to the other, because of performance differences between the harddrives in each machine, as one runs a single 7200 RPM SATA disk, the other runs 2 10.000 RPM drives and SQL server weren''t happy! I set up both machines for live ...
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Windows Phone 7 updated to 7.8

Windows Phone 7 updated to 7.8

Today Microsoft finally updated the 1st and 2nd generation Windows Phone devices to the long awaited 7.8 7.8 is the version of Windows Phone 7, which brings some of the features of Windows Phone 8 to the platform, as WP7 devices will not get the full Windows Phone 8 release, allegedly because of incompatibility with the hardware platform and the windows phone 8 kernel. If you don''t receive the update in Zune, fear not – you can force it through in these simple steps: 1.Set phone in ...
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Finite State Machines in MatLab

Finite State Machines in MatLab

Finite State Machines (FSM) can be an awesome tool when creating software. Creating FSM's, is typically split into multiple phases, the first being trying to visualize the workflow the FSM is representing. This is often done using "state diagrams". Let's have a look at an example. The following diagram is for a state machine, taking in an input string, and trying to match the 4th, 8th, 12th etc. '1' in an input string. So the STM will keep looping around, until it finds a multiple of ...
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Adding old posts, fixing javascript issues and adding Captcha!

Adding old posts, fixing javascript issues and adding Captcha!

Today I sat down and finally took on the task of adding my old blogposts from when my blog was running "WordPress". The problem in converting the old posts into Blogengine.net was the export I made back then, was using WordPress' own extended RSS format which BE.net doesn't read. I started to create a little tool for the conversion process, but fast ran into a few issues with the xsd tool from Visual Studio; for instance it doesn't allow for multiple fields with same names, even ...
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Multiple keboardlayouts in Windows 8 / Server 2012

Multiple keboardlayouts in Windows 8 / Server 2012

Today I found myself in need of using American keyboard layout in Windows 8 / Server 2012, and it hit me;I have no idea how to turn this on anymore. I knew perfectly where to find it in 7 / Server 2008r2; but the tab is gone! Therefore I write this post, for you guys to save some time trying to figure out how to do it. Browse to Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Language\Advanced settings In the new dialog, check "Use the desktop language bar when it's available". This will ...
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New toys (SSD)

New toys (SSD)

Today I got to reinstall my desktop machine on my new Corsair Force 3 SSD (240gb) and boy its fast! My new Windows 8 score: ...
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