Archive for the ‘Microsoft’ Category

Symantec Doc. ID – 330033 – MSSQL Netbackup DB Backup Skipped

There is an issue with all versions of Netbackup 6.5 through the latest 6.5.5.  This issue might cause the backup of a large number of databases to become unreliable and skip databases. Read the full Document here. We have seen this behavior on a few systems, and found that carving up the backups into smaller […]

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What will your role be in the Cloud?: Virtual Insanity

Chris Everette, a Contributor to Virtual Insanity posted his thoughts on Cloud Computing and what it means to IT.  Read it here. This past evening, I had an email conversation with a former colleague who is on the development side of Cloud Computing.  Morgan Catlin, Vice President of IT for Valtira, and I discussed how […]

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Virtualization for All!

Finally, Microsoft has realized it's position on virtualization in the Enterprise Datacenter is ancient!

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Quest Software for SQL Server 2005 Hands-on

I had the opportunity to get some time with Quest software's Spotlight for SQL Server Enterprise.  We use Litespeed already for compression and speeding up our current SQL database backups, but for a dashboard system, Spotlight is quite amazing.  Take a look at the software directly from Quest here .  From my hands-0n with it, […]

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Microsoft Exchange 2003 Migration Issues

After doing a full domain rebuild and Exchange 2003 Standard Edition migration for a customer, we found ourselves with a serious problem.

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