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Creating AWS Backups, Part 1: A Plan, Rules and More

Brien Posey begins a series of tutorials on AWS backups, starting with formulating a plan and establishing rules.

How to Capture HDMI Video Output

Tom Fenton tries out an inexpensive HDMI video capture device that lets him take screenshots regardless of the OS.

A Script to Automatically Mount USB Storage on an ESXi System

Tom Fenton offers up his personal, time-saving, 94-line bash script, complete with code on GitHub.

What Is Azure Purview?

Paul Schnackenburg looks at the new public preview of the cloud giant's unified data governance service.

What to Do When AWS Quota Requests Are Denied

Brien Posey explains how the default quota for macOS dedicated instances in the AWS cloud caused him problems and how he addressed them.

Hands on with VMware Horizon 8 (2012)

After covering some of the new features and changes in the connection server and clients with version 2012 of the desktop and app virtualization product, Tom Fenton updates his environment and takes a closer look at changes.

What's New in VMware Horizon 8 Version 2012

Tom Fenton explains some of the new features and changes in the connection server and clients with version 2012 of the desktop and app virtualization product.

Using RDSH with Horizon

Tom Fenton enables a Windows server to stream applications, configures VMware Horizon to broker these applications to specific users and shows how to monitor streaming applications.

A Total Beginner's Guide to macOS X on AWS, Part 3: Connect to Instance

After detailing the need for dedicated hosts, how to handle quotas and creating instances, Brien Posey walks you through the instance connection process.

Power Ranking Microsoft PowerToys

Tom Fenton walks you through the process of installing PowerToys, explains how to use each, and then gives you his Power Ranking of these PowerToys.

A Total Beginner's Guide to macOS X on AWS Part 2: Provisioning Instances

After covering the need for dedicated hosts and how to handle quotas, Brien Posey walks you through the instance creation process.

A Total Beginner's Guide to macOS X on AWS, Part 1: Dedicated Hosts and Quotas

Brien Posey explains the need for a dedicated host, quotas and more in this first installment.

Enabling Virtual Multi-Factor Authentication for AWS

Brien Posey shows how to set up multi-factor authentication for an AWS user in a way that allows the use of a smartphone as an access key.

Using Windows 10 Multiple Desktops

Tom Fenton believes that multiple desktops will increase your productivity and decrease the clutter on your desktop as it allows you to group your desktops by different workflows.

How to Secure Azure Deployments

Paul Schnackenburg examines the comprehensive guidance Microsoft offers for "how to do security" in Azure and demonstrates how to use the tool that brings it all together: Azure Security Center (ASC).

Using AWS Honeycode to Create Codeless Apps, Part 2

After previously explaining how to create a workbook that could be used as the basis for creating a custom application, Brien Posey now shows you what the actual application development process looks like.

Hands on with VMware Horizon 8 (2006)

The two biggest changes in Horizon 8 are that it now includes instant clones as a standard feature, and the capability to use Horizon 8 in public clouds.

Research Shows Cloud Giants Lead Huge Database Exodus from On-Premises

The usual cast of cloud giant characters tops the list of cloud database management systems in a new report from research firm Gartner, which is charting a rapid shift to the cloud.

AWS Advances Containers on Four Fronts

Amazon web Services (AWS) announced four new advances for containers on its cloud computing platform during this week's re:Invent conference.

Using AWS Honeycode to Create Codeless Apps, Part 1

Brien Posey shows how to use this AWS service that lets you take a drag-and-drop approach to application development, allowing for the creation of apps without ever writing a single line of code.