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Tintri VMstore Wish List

For the past two years, Tintri’s VMstore product has been my preferred VMware storage solution. The most complicated portion of the installation of the product is the rail kit. It took me just a couple of installations to add a hammer to my tool bag in order to bang the rails into place. The ability […]

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Corefig for Windows Server 2012 Core and Hyper-V Server 2012

I’ll admit it. I have spent very little time learning PowerShell. I fall back to the comfort of the Explore shell or using other peoples PowerShell scripts. For those of you diving into Microsoft Server Core can attest, not knowing PowerShell is kind of an issue. Server Core lacks a GUI and configuration needs to […]

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Microsoft Office 365…WHY??!!!???

Microsoft released the next version of their Microsoft Office. Microsoft Office 2013…no wait that’s Microsoft Office 365. After the announcement and the coverage by the Wall Street Journal, I have had more than one conversation with Microsoft Office 365 customers to explain to them that this release is not “your Office 365”. I would love […]

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VDI Questionnaire – follow-up for XenDesktop use

After being tasked with creating a “product” SKU around Virtual Desktop, I came up with a VDI Questionnaire for potential VDI customers starting with 200 users. Understanding that its difficult to get all of the customer details clearly defined from a list of questions, I think we cover the majority of the key components. I […]

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