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Migration and Deployment - The Full Series

Moving operating systems and applicationsIn February of 2013, the US-based IT Pro Technology Evangelists wrote up 20 articles in our 19-part series, “Migration and Deployment”. 

“Huh?  20 of 19?”

Well.. I provided a series introduction in part 0.  (Don’t computer people always start counting at zero?)  But as it was just an intro, I didn’t think it needed to be counted. 

Here are some additional resources referred to during the series:

And here then, is our full list of articles:

Part Title Author
0 The New Blog Series: Migration and Deployment Kevin Remde
1 Upgrade and Migration: Requirements for a fresh install of Windows 8 (Part 1 of 19) Harold Wong
2 Free Tools for Windows Deployment (and a light touch deployment demo) - Migration and Deployment (Part 2 of 19) Kevin Remde
3 Keith Mayer
4 Migration and Deployment How To Migrate or Transfer Files And Settings To Windows 8 From Windows 7, Vista or XP (Part 4 of 19) Dan Stolts 
6 Requirements for a fresh Windows Server 2012 Installation (Part 6 of 19) Bob Hunt
7 Part 7 of 19 – Migration and Deployment - Upgrade Implications for Active Directory - (Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2012) Blain Barton 
8 Migration and Deployment: Installing the Migration Tools (part 8 of 19) Matt Hester 
9 Windows Server 2012 SMB 3.0 Deployment Considerations (Part 9 of 19) Bob Hunt 
10 Migrating Hyper-V Virtual Machines from Server 2008R2 to Server 2012 – Part 10 Tommy Patterson
11 Migration and Deployment: Windows Azure as a PaaS (Part 11 of 19) Harold Wong 
12 Migration and Deployment Series Part 12: How Windows Azure Plays Into the Equation Tommy Patterson 
13 System Center 2012 SP1 Explained: App Controller as a Single Pane of Glass for Cloud Management, A Primer Yung Chou 
14 System Center 2012 SP1 Explained: App Controller for VM and Cloud Service Deployment Yung Chou
15 Building Student Hands On Labs in Azure for Free Brian Lewis
16 Step-by-Step: Deploying Windows 8 Apps with System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 - Migration and Deployment Series ( Part 16 of 19 ) Keith Mayer 
17   Tommy Patterson
18   Chris Avis 
19   Matt Hester

We sincerely hope you have found this series useful, and that you’ll enjoy the coming months of additional IT Pro goodness coming from me and my teammates.

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Kevin is an engaging and highly sought-after speaker and webcaster who has landed several times on Microsoft's top 10 webcast list, and has delivered many top-scoring TechNet events and webcasts. In his past outside of Microsoft, Kevin has held positions such as software engineer, information systems professional, and information systems manager. He loves sharing helpful new solutions and technologies with his IT professional peers.

A prolific blogger, Kevin shares his thoughts, ideas and tips on his “Full of I.T.” blog ( He also contributes to and moderates the TechNet Forum IT Manager discussion (, and presents live TechNet Events throughout the central U.S. ( When he's not busy learning or blogging about new technologies, Kevin enjoys digital photography and videography, and sings in a band. (Q: Midlife crisis? A: More cowbell!) He continues to challenge his TechNet Event audiences to sing Karaoke with him.

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