Author Archives: Tony Redmond ("Thoughts of an Idle Mind")

About Tony Redmond ("Thoughts of an Idle Mind")

Exchange MVP, author, and rugby referee

Exchange Unwashed Digest – November 2015

Here is a digest of the posts that appeared on my “Exchange Unwashed” blog on during November 2015. The Thanksgiving holidays distracted some in the U.S., but we kept on trucking along… Building efficient keyword queries for eDiscovery searches … Continue reading

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Updates and new versions for Office 365 for Exchange Professionals

  One year after we started to write the book, several thousand people have copies of “Office 365 for Exchange Professionals”. We are delighted at the feedback and positive comments that we have received. However, some questions have arisen as … Continue reading

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Fitbit versus Microsoft: Charge versus Band 2

I’m somewhat of a geek, so the notion of wearing a device that provides data about exercise seemed like a good thing, if only because it would help me convince myself that exercise is something that needs to be fitted … Continue reading

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Microsoft Cloud Roadshows use “Office 365 for Exchange Professionals”

I’m pleased to let you know that Microsoft has selected the “Office 365 for Professionals (2nd edition)” eBook for distribution to select attendees who attend the Exchange sessions at the Microsoft Cloud Roadshows that begun in Dallas on November 2 … Continue reading

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All about the second Exchange Oscars award ceremony

The first “Exchange Oscars” happened at MEC 2014 as a way for the Microsoft Exchange product group to come together with the Exchange MVPs and gently roast each other while enjoying some food and drink. Of course, in 2015 MEC … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest October 2015

October 2015 started with the launch of Exchange 2016, included a fight about a report issued by a security company to show how user credentials might be exposed by OWA and ended at yet another conference in Las Vegas. Lots … Continue reading

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Exchange’s underappreciated single-page patching capability

I really like single page patching, the facility first introduced in Exchange 2010 to enable a database to detect that a database page is corrupt and to retrieve replacement data from another database copy. It’s one of those elegant pieces of functionality … Continue reading

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