Apparently even the best programmers make mistakes. Microsoft this week attributed an April 1 Azure cloud services crash to a code defect.
The big theme of Windows Server 2022 is security -- primarily bringing the concept of Secure Core from Windows client to the server world with Secure Core Servers.
- By Paul Schnackenburg
Tom Fenton puts "crush-proof" ruggedness claims to the test with a fall, a truck, a snow ski, water and ice.
Subnets are used for many AWS tasks (like creating an EC2 VM), so Brien Posey sheds some light on common errors to end some of the frustration around subnetting.
After discussing the web-based end-user computing monitoring tool SOLVE in part 1 of this series, Tom Fenton turns his attention to Horizon-published applications.
With more interest in cloud-based file servers, Brien Posey details the integral process of migrating existing files to the cloud to get started, here focusing on the final configuration steps.
With more interest in cloud-based file servers, Brien Posey details the integral process of migrating existing files to the cloud to get started.
Tom Fenton looks at some of new features included with this release, the biggest and most visible of which is ControlUp SOLVE, a web-based monitoring tool for end user computer environments.
Last year Amazon Web Services (AWS) was the clear leader in research firm Gartner's annual report on Cloud AI Developer Services. This year, not so much.
Flexera is out with its annual State of the Cloud report, finding Microsoft's Azure platform is closing in on perennial leader Amazon Web Services (AWS) in a cloudscape dominated by hybrid and multicloud implementations.
After explaining how to use the AWS Launch Wizard to deploy a new Active Directory environment, Brien Posey shows you the rest of the process, beginning with the requirement to create a domain administrator secret name.
Brien Posey begins his two-part take on the tool by explaining the Active Directory deployment process and more.
Paul Schnackenburg looks at the tool for monitoring all your Azure IaaS and PaaS services, plus your own applications and code, explaining what it can do, how to design and configure it and how to connect your workloads.
- By Paul Schnackenburg
Finishing up his 4-part series on setting up a QNAP TP-431K network appliance to replace a failed ESXi server, Tom Fenton adds a caching drive to the device, uses the command line on it and sets it up as an NFS file share on it for vSphere before sharing his final thoughts on it.
Tom Fenton works with some of the QNAP applications for streaming and sharing data, and then adds another disk to this device for storage.
Tom Fenton, as part of a project to recover from an ESXi server failure, details how, after earlier introducing his QNAP TS-431K replacement, he set up the device and put an iSCSI target on it.
After an ESXi server failure trashed a dozen of Tom Fenton's VMs, he looked for a replacement that would let him replace Dropbox and act as a streaming server for his home entertainment media. In this series of articles, he details what he came up with.
After earlier showing how to more easily create a backup plan by using a template, Brien Posey continues his series by associating that plan with the AWS resources you need to protect.
The Society for Information Management (SIM) released an IT trends study that shows in 2020 cloud computing was the top organizational investment for the first time in more than 10 years, usurping perennial leader "Analytics, Business Intelligence and Related Technologies."
"I found in my experience, once you get your so-called sea legs, that is to say once you've attained your learning curve and you're fairly up to speed, you'll find that rolling with those changes is less arduous. But that initial learning curve is the tough piece."