19 novembre 2012

Windows Server 2012 File Server Tip: Switch to the High Performance power profile

When you install a fresh copy of Windows Server 2012 and configure it with the File Server role, the default Power Setting balances power efficiency and performance. For this reason, even if you have a few high speed network interfaces and the fastest SSD storage out there, you might not be getting the very best IOPS and throughput possible. To get the absolute best performance from your file server, you can set the server to the "High Performance" power profile. To configure this using a GUI, go to the Start Menu, search for... [Lire la suite]
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10 février 2010

Points To Note While Designing Database Availability Group…

I had covered the topic of what to look for before creating a DAG in one of my previous article. In this one, I am going to highlight the facts you need to consider while designing a Database Availability Group. Without going over the DAG feature again, let me list the points to note.Each member of the DAG must be running the same operating system. It is not supported to add an Exchange 2010 mailbox server that is also a directory server to a DAG. A DAG can contain a mix of servers running Exchange 2010 Standard and Enterprise... [Lire la suite]
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03 décembre 2009

Hyper-V and Domain Controllers – Demo Tips and Tricks

In the past I have talked about the different configuration options when running Domain Controllers and Hyper-V.  One of the more interesting configurations I discussed then was having a Hyper-V server joined to a domain where the domain controller was a virtual machine running on the same instance of Hyper-V. This is actually a configuration I use all of the time when I am doing public demonstrations.  The reason why I do this is because: I do not like to ship hardware – as I have had hardware get damaged in shipping... [Lire la suite]
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11 septembre 2009

vTip – A VMware Expert updating your VI

We have all seen the message of the day setting which allows you to alter what you would like to tell your colleagues today and other than the normal fun type messages I have never seen it put to good use.  (Yes I know this is used to tell people that a host is being managed by a VI). So you could stick with your normal messages…. Or you could put it to use, how would you like a vExpert, no a vGuru, no a vGod to update your Message of the Day, giving you tips and help each day and helping you along the path to virtual... [Lire la suite]
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