Today, I’ll explain how to install SQL 2012 for Operation Manager Data Warehouse. This long-term data warehouse database is used by the OpsMgr 2012 SP1 Reporting Server. Once SQL installation is completed, we’ll configure the SQL Reporting Services and validate that it’s functioning correctly.Read More
A new year is like a blank page. Which is why most of us begin the year resolving to change for the better in some way or another. New Year’s resolutions can benefit businesses, too. After all, employees are coming back to work rested and ready for new challenges. It’s the perfect time to make improvements. Stuck for ideas? Here are 5 must-make IT resolutions for 2015.
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There’s no denying it: the cloud industry has reached maturity. And businesses are lining up to make a move to the cloud. According to Gartner, organizations will store 36% of their content in the cloud by 2016, a big jump from the meager 7% they stored in 2011. Managed Service Providers (MSPs) who want to tap into this growing market will have to decide how to approach the cloud. They’ll have to assess their customers’ needs, what kind of offering they can deliver and what kind of strategy will ensure their success. What kind of MSP are you? Here are three common profiles.Read More
Microsoft SQL Server databases are used by over 68% of sites that use one or more database technologies. Surpassed by only Oracle databases, it means most DB admins will have to install or manage SQL servers at one point or another. In this article, I’ll walk you through the installation of an SQL Server 2012.Read More sql server
If your business is thinking of switching to Office 365, here are 5 good reasons why you should compare our offer to that of Microsoft’s before signing up. It can save your business a bundle in a very short amount of time.
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Microsoft will not continue to develop the Network Access Protection feature, starting from Windows Server 2012 R2. I think this was one of the best features of Windows Server introduced with Windows Server 2008.Read More IT
In order to make the idea of using personal devices in the workplace a reality, companies must manage them as they would any other company asset. The question then becomes: how to reconcile this with IT security concerns of the organization’s infrastructure and information?
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It can be helpful to know how your server is doing over time. For one, it lets you know ahead of time if you need to add additional resources. This article will show you how to schedule a simple PowerShell script that will send you an HTML email with the server’s average CPU usage, memory usage and free disk space.Read More cloud-servers, PowerShell
If you’re like me, you like to get right down to business and would rather use script than a mouse and user interface to get things done. Here’s a step-by-step on how to quickly write scripts to start and stop your SherWeb Performance Cloud VM without having to go through the web interface.
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