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Journey To Self Hosting

I was recently tasked with working out the best options for hosting web applications and their data for a client. This was their foray into whether to throw all their stuff into the cloud or to build their own infrastructure to host everything on. 870 more words


Additional virtualisation infrastructure

Virtual environments introduce a host of new features that are designed to increase the availability and manageability of computer systems. These features include the ability to move live virtual machines across physical hosts with little to no disruption to service and even automatically shift entire workloads and power off unnecessary physical hosts, to better utilise power consumption. 544 more words


PowerCLI Report Tip - Part 1


For the last years, I’ve been writing a lot of PowerCLI scripts to automate repeated tasks and produce custom reports for managers to review the infrastructure. 545 more words


Nimble Storage - Adaptive Flash Platform

By – Syed Gilani
Senior IT Consultant at Form IT Solutions

When purchasing any type of storage, usually there are three main areas of concern; Performance, Scalability and thirdly believe it or not the most important at times is Cost.  182 more words


Hyper-V VM Stuck In Backing Up... State

In this post I’ll show how to resolve the issue of a VM that’s stuck in the “backing up…” state as shown by Hyper-V Manager, without having to reboot the virtual host. 178 more words


How to upgrade Windows Server 2012 R2 evaluation version to full version

On a couple of occassions recently I’ve changed an 180 day Windows 2012 R2 evaluation server into a full production version. This is particularly useful if your evaluation has worked out well, but you don’t want to reinstall a new producation server from scratch. 367 more words


Docker.io Builds Page For 32-bit Architectures

I have started posting up my builds of Docker.io. They are unofficial, and unsupported by the community, pending official support and code release supporting 32-bit architectures. 34 more words