Hello all, I hope everyone had a wonderful week and in particular I hope that those who celebrated Thanksgiving had a wonderful time celebrating family and being thankful for the richness of life. I am usually very productive during the US Thanksgiving as it is so quiet. That was sure true at VMware but also … Continue reading Newsletter: November 28, 2015
Hello again, This is our next step - after Home and Shared folders where now we redirect the local folders such as Documents to the network. So it will look like it is still Documents and on the local hard drive but now it is in fact on the network as H:\Documents (or maybe H:\My … Continue reading Redirected Folders
Hi all, I hope everyone is enjoying Thanksgiving if that is your thing, as while I already had my Thanksgiving, I am in fact enjoying the quiet and getting things done in the lab. This is one of those articles that are as much for me as anyone who reads it. I will have a … Continue reading Home Folders and Shared Folders
Hi there, I had this conversation with some folks who are not really in our profession and thought it successful enough to share here in case it helps someone else. What is dangerous about the cloud? This can actually be a variety of things including but not limited to the following: Someone may access your … Continue reading Security in the cloud – for normal people
I was asked by someone about how to search for a document author, rather then owner. This is pretty cool in the v2.1 of our DataGravity software. Check it out: You can see above that I just typed in: author: todd barton The first file is owned by me. But when we select the file … Continue reading Looking for a document author in DataGravity search?
Hello all, The last two weeks was a blur. One week in Texas and one in Ohio. But I visited a lot of customers and partners and I can say that DataGravity is very lucky both in Customers and Partners. It was good to learn how they use our product, and what they would like … Continue reading Newsletter: November 21, 2015
Hello all, I have had a very long week. Did some visits in Dallas and area, plus around Cincinnati too visiting customers and partners. It is great to get out with customers and talk with them about our great software. I have a week in Pittsburgh and area to continue that. I also got to … Continue reading Newsletter: November 14, 2015
Hi there, I created a new pool recently to provide the ability to have my boss come into my lab to help with an interesting Veeam issue. That failed because the VMs were not joining the domain. So a problem many of us have seen in the past, and none of the usual things fixed … Continue reading Connecting to a Black Screen!
Both my wife and I are very happy with the Apple TV so I thought I would share with you what we like (and don't like). This is real life experience, not in an office like one review I saw recently but for us watching TV shows and Movies. And important to note, we are … Continue reading Why I love my 4th Generation Apple TV
My Synology in one of my labs is being replaced by an NetApp. Sort of interesting in that they both are connected to AD and provide NFS and SMB. So they are similar, and yet so different. I have projects with them the past when I was a PS guy with NetApp gear but I … Continue reading My Notes on an NetApp Install