Category Archives: Windows Server

Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V VS VMware vSphere 6

Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V vs. VMware vSphere 6 – Virtualization Comparison

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Configuring EMC DD Boost with Veeam Availability Suite

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This article provides a tour of the configuration steps required to integrate EMC Data Domain System with Veeam Availability Suite 9 as well as provides benefits of using EMC DD Boost for backup application. Data Domain Boost (DD Boost) software … Continue reading

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Microsoft Software Defined Storage AKA Scale-out File Server (SOFS)

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Business Challenges: $/IOPS and $/TB Continuous Availability Fault Tolerance Storage Performance Segregation of production, development and disaster recovery storage De-duplication of unstructured data Segregation of data between production site and disaster recovery site Continuous break fix of Distributed File Systems … Continue reading

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Microsoft Multi-Site Failover Cluster for DR & Business Continuity

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Not every organisation looses millions of dollar per second but some does. An organisation may not loose millions of dollar per second but consider customer service and reputation are number one priority. These type of business wants their workflow to … Continue reading

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Understanding Software Defined Storage (SDS)

Software defined storage is an evolution of storage technology in cloud era. It is a deployment of storage technology without any dependencies on storage hardware. Software defined storage (SDS) eliminates all traditional aspect of storage such as managing storage policy, security, provisioning, … Continue reading

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Windows Server Product Life Cycle

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References Microsoft Server Life Cycle  

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Dell Compellent: A Poor Man’s SAN

I have been deploying Storage Area Network for almost 10 years in my 16 years Information Technology career. I have deployed various traditional, software defined and converged SANs manufactured by global vendor like IBM, EMC, NetApp, HP, Dell, etc. I … Continue reading

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