Hurricane Matthew – Start Those Planned Failovers

October 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

A hurricane is about to blast it’s way up the east coast of the USA, making landfall in south Florida probably early on Friday morning, and working it’s way up to Norfolk, VA, by Sunday morning. We know how much damage these hurricanes can do, especially if tides rise and seawater starts mixing [...]

Azure VM Price Reductions And Changes

October 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

Microsoft released news overnight that they have reduced the cost of some Azure virtual machines, effective October 1st. I help price up a lot of Azure IaaS solutions. Quite a few of the VM solutions never go anywhere, and I’m pretty sure that the per-minute/hour costs of the VMs play a big role [...]

Webinar: An Overview of Azure

October 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

I’ve been asked to deliver a webinar this week, focusing on an overview of Microsoft Azure. This overview sessions will talk about what Azure is, what it isn’t, and the types of services that it delivers. I will be focusing on Azure, as sold through the CSP channel (an ARM-only implementation [...]

Ignite 2016 – Storage Spaces Direct

September 30, 2016 // 4 Comments

Read the notes from the session recording (original here) on Windows Server 2016 (WS2016) Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) and hyper-converged infrastructure, which was one of my most anticipated sessions of Microsoft Ignite 2016. The presenters were: Claus Joergensen: Program Manager Cosmos Darwin, [...]
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