Category Archives: Microsoft

Disaster Recovery as a Service: Ten steps to success

Disaster recovery is becoming top of mind for many CIOs. Understanding the success criteria to make the disaster recovery journey of your own organization smooth and successful is critical, but the path to getting there can be difficult. Follow the … Continue reading

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Providing high availability and disaster recovery for virtualized SAP within VMware the right way

Over the past couple of years I have been getting more and more involved in SAP architecture designs for HA and DR and one on my pet hates at the start of my journey was the lack of basic information … Continue reading

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Using Hyper-V? What to control your app tiers intelligently, SQL, Oracle, Sharepoint, IIS no problem…

So I find myself back in Vegas once again, It’s Symantec Vision Conference which this year is set in Caesars Palace, it’s going to be a great event with some big announcements around Hyper-V and Azure. I’ve lost count now … Continue reading

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Out of sync VM with DC due to snapshot revert – Fix Security database trust relationship issues

Ever get that feeling when you’re working on snapshot VMs and you mistakenly revert the wrong VM and now it cannot log into the domain due to out of sync security database between the VM and the Domain Controller. follow … Continue reading

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Workstation 10 rolls out of the door from VMware

VMware pushes out a major update for Workstation ahead of the highly anticipated vCloud Suite 5.5 release. VMware Workstation has got to be one of my most used applications and probably one of my favorite too especially as I use … Continue reading

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Windows 2012 R2 Preview is here

Microsoft has posted the Windows Server 2012 R2 preview online ahead of its annual BUILD conference. Windows Server 2012 R2 comes in several different editions, namely Essentials, Developers, Windows Azure and IT Professionals. The preview versions will be active till … Continue reading

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Microsoft Windows 8.1 Preview is here

If you’re ready to bring back the Start button, you can head over to Microsoft’s website to download the Windows 8.1 Preview right now. The Preview release is open to all users, though any machine that isn’t running Windows 7 or later will have … Continue reading

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