Working Hard In IT https://blog.workinghardinit.work My view on IT from the trenches Fri, 03 Jul 2015 12:25:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Using VEEAM FastSCP for Microsoft Azure to help protect my blog https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2015/07/03/using-veeam-fastscp-for-microsoft-azure-to-help-protect-my-blog/ https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2015/07/03/using-veeam-fastscp-for-microsoft-azure-to-help-protect-my-blog/#comments Fri, 03 Jul 2015 06:05:00 +0000 https://blog.workinghardinit.work/?p=8130 My buddies in IT know about some of my mantras. The fact that I like “* in depth”. Backup in depth for example. Which is just my variant on the 3-2-1 rule in backups. Things go wrong and relying on … Continue reading

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Hit me baby one more time or the Faster Fast Ring of Windows 10 Insider Builds https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2015/07/02/hit-me-baby-one-more-time-or-the-faster-fast-ring-of-windows-10-insider-builds/ https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2015/07/02/hit-me-baby-one-more-time-or-the-faster-fast-ring-of-windows-10-insider-builds/#comments Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:03:34 +0000 https://blog.workinghardinit.work/?p=8156 Hit me baby one more time! This blog is brought to you by Francesco V. Buccoli, a brilliant ex Hyper-V MVP who went blue badge and became a PFE. Why? Because he called me a genius, that’s why! Here we … Continue reading

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Testing Virtual Machine Compute Resiliency in Windows Server 2016 https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2015/07/01/testing-virtual-machine-compute-resiliency-in-windows-server-2016/ https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2015/07/01/testing-virtual-machine-compute-resiliency-in-windows-server-2016/#comments Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:50:00 +0000 https://blog.workinghardinit.work/?p=7445 No matter what high quality gear you use, how well you design your environment and how much redundancy you build in you will see transient failures in your environment at one point in time. In combination with the push to … Continue reading

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WorkingHardInIT Blog Maintenance Window & Tools Used https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2015/06/26/workinghardinit-blog-maintenance-window-tools-used/ https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2015/06/26/workinghardinit-blog-maintenance-window-tools-used/#comments Fri, 26 Jun 2015 06:30:00 +0000 https://blog.workinghardinit.work/?p=8043 As you might have noticed my blog was down last night for about 1 hour and 45 minutes between 22:20 and 00:10. A bit longer than I wanted but I needed more time do deal with the upgrade of MySQL … Continue reading

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Dell Storage Replay Manager 7.6.0.47 for Compellent 6.5 https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2015/06/22/dell-storage-replay-manager-7-6-0-47-for-compellent-6-5/ https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2015/06/22/dell-storage-replay-manager-7-6-0-47-for-compellent-6-5/#comments Mon, 22 Jun 2015 07:20:00 +0000 https://blog.workinghardinit.work/?p=8032 Recently as a DELL Compellent customer version 7.6.0.47 became available to us. I download it and found some welcome new capabilities in the release notes. Support for vSphere 6 2024 bit public key support for SSL/TLS The ability to retry … Continue reading

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E2EVC 2015 Berlin SMB Direct Slide Deck https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2015/06/19/e2evc-2015-berlin-smb-direct-slide-deck/ https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2015/06/19/e2evc-2015-berlin-smb-direct-slide-deck/#comments Fri, 19 Jun 2015 06:30:00 +0000 https://blog.workinghardinit.work/?p=8017 I attended and presented at E2EVC 2015 in Berlin from June 12th to June 14th. The networking was a blast. No “marchitecure” bull shit or vendor fairy tales what so ever and lots of very open discussions on the realities … Continue reading

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KB3058168: Update that enables Windows 8.1 and Windows 8 KMS hosts to activate Windows 10 https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2015/06/18/kb3058168-update-that-enables-windows-8-1-and-windows-8-kms-hosts-to-activate-windows-10/ https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2015/06/18/kb3058168-update-that-enables-windows-8-1-and-windows-8-kms-hosts-to-activate-windows-10/#comments Thu, 18 Jun 2015 06:25:00 +0000 https://blog.workinghardinit.work/?p=8009 Unless you’re living under a rock you will know that Windows 10 will be available on July 29th 2015. Microsoft has prepared for this by already making an Update that enables Windows 8.1 and Windows 8 KMS hosts to activate … Continue reading

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NVM Express over Fabrics https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2015/06/15/nvm-express-over-fabrics/ https://blog.workinghardinit.work/2015/06/15/nvm-express-over-fabrics/#comments Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:50:00 +0000 https://blog.workinghardinit.work/?p=7973 Any technologist who’s read, let alone used NVM Express (NVMe), is pretty enthusiastic about it’s capabilities and if it was not for availability and financial restrictions we’d all have at least a couple in our home systems and labs. Let … Continue reading

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