Robert McShinsky (MCSE, MCP, MCTS) has been working in technology for over 13 years focusing on server management and systems architecture design and is currently employed as a Sr. Systems Engineer at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. He is also a regular contributor and member of the Server Virtualization Advisory Board at SearchServerVirtualization. His most notable skills are in the area of server virtualization since 2004. Robert has been the development architect working closely with Microsoft as an early adopter and ongoing participant in TAP/RDP programs of Microsoft Hyper-V and System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM). This has included video and written case studies, acting as a customer reference, and speaking with industry analysts and vendors about Hyper-V and multiple System Center products. Robert has been the lead in migrating 65% (450+) Windows servers at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center using Virtual Server 2005 R2 and Hyper-V R1/R2/R2 SP1 virtualization platforms. Robert is also the technical lead and architect of the Microsoft Active Directory infrastructure at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. Other skills include management of Red Hat Directory Servers, various Linux operating systems, Citrix/Terminal Services, and Windows desktop deployment scenarios.
In addition, he is a Microsoft MVP (Virtual Machine), blogs at VirtuallyAware.com, tweets at Twitter.com/VirtuallyAware (@VirtuallyAware) and speaks at various technical events about experiences and giving tips on virtualization and management solutions.
Specialties: • Microsoft Hyper-V R1/R2/R2 SP1
• Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 and VSMT
• Microsoft System Center Products (SCVMM, SCDPM, SCOM)
• Active Directory Services
• Red Hat Directory Services