Monthly Archives: November 2014

Personal Development

This editorial was originally published on July 14, 2010. It is being re-run as Steve is on holiday. When we go to upgrade an instance, most of us have a process. We have a list of things we need to … Continue reading

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Minimal Meetings

This editorial was originally published on April 24, 2010. It is being re-run as Steve is out of town at the PASS Summit. I read something the other day that struck me. It’s obvious, but I hadn’t really thought about … Continue reading

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Consolidating Again and Again and Again

This editorial was originally published on November 12, 2009. It is being re-run as Steve is on holiday.  In reading about virtualization, one of the main things that drives its acceptance is cost. It’s the reduction in actual physical resources … Continue reading

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Placeholders for Emergencies

A long time ago I worked in a large corporation where we managed lots of servers, each of which performed a variety of different functions. Some were Exchange, some SQL, some file servers, etc. and they would come and go … Continue reading

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