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May 5, 2013

That Just Happened

For four years, I’ve railed against Android.  Everything about it is vile – it’s fragmented, it’s got malware all over the place, buggy, crashy and it’s written in Java.  It

Jan 14, 2013

Hacking RT - Getting Exciting

More news from the webs this morning that indicate MSFT now seems a bit more interested in the recent hacks of the running kernel in Windows RT which allows you to install and

Nov 27, 2012

SharePoint 2013 Following Sites

Pro-Tip – when you’re setting up your 2013 farm and the ‘follow sites’ features don’t work between web applications…make sure the web app’s app pool account has SPDataAccess rights (that’

Nov 21, 2012

SharePoint 2013 My Site Publishing

Quick protip – if you are publishing My Sites and need to change the URL (but not the actual location – think AAMs or TMG publishing) – the only way to do it from what I

Nov 11, 2012

Been A Bit...

I’ve been building a private cloud for a large company and it has been going very well.  Lots of great challenges.  The downside to that, I haven’t had any time to

Jul 23, 2012

Part 6 - Hyper-V

In Windows 2012, the concept of the private cloud is finally at your fingertips.  Long gone are the half baked, half delivered features of Windows Server that promised ‘virtualization.’  VMWare had Microsoft and

Jul 2, 2012

Part 5.4 - Cluster Shared Volumes

Sorry about the delay in continuing my series.  In the time I was away, I attended TechEd (always an impressive show) and got wrapped up with two different clients.  All good things but

May 11, 2012

Part 5.2 Cluster Aware Patching

One of my particular annoyances and pain points with Windows is patching.  Oh how I hate patching.  It happens at least one Tuesday of every month and while WS8 does improve greatly on