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Rethinking cyber scenarios—learning (and training) as you defend

In two recent posts I discussed with Circadence the increasing importance of gamification for cybersecurity learning and how to get started as a practitioner while being supported by an enterprise learning officer or security team lead. In this third and ... continue reading

Fix for the Storage Migration Service “Couldn’t transfer storage on any of the endpoints” issue

Heya folks, Ned here again. For those of you seeing this issue: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/storage/storage-migration-service/known-issues#error-couldnt-transfer-storage-on-any-of-the-endpoints-and-check-if-the-source-device-is-online---we-couldnt-access-it With an error in WAC like: "Couldn't transfer storage on any of the endpoints. 0x9044" And detailed error in WAC like: "Check if the source device is ... continue reading
Build an intelligent analytics platform with SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters

Build an intelligent analytics platform with SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters

In the most recent releases, SQL Server went beyond relational data and enabled support for graph data, R, and Python machine learning, while making SQL Server available on Linux and containers in addition to Windows. At the same time, organizations ... continue reading
Reboot Pending Report, How to create the report.

Reboot Pending Report, How to create the report.

First published on TECHNET on Jun 27, 2014Authored by Santos MartinezA few days ago one of my peers ask me a very interesting question, how can I get a report that show reboot pending machines. I told him this was ... continue reading
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Storage Migration Service August Update

Heya folks, Ned here again. We've released our first set of new features for the Windows Server 2019 Storage Migration Service, as part of cumulative update KB4512534. No need to run a SAC release - this update applies to the ... continue reading
TQA: Add-ClusterVirtualMachineRole fails with the error "The File Exists"

TQA: Add-ClusterVirtualMachineRole fails with the error “The File Exists”

This time I was involved to identify a problem that stuck all the DR tests in a large enterprise, let me show you a description of the environment. ENVIRONMENT The Customer have a Production Hyper-V Farm (multiple HV clusters) on ... continue reading
Troubleshooting Kubernetes Networking on Windows: Part 1

Troubleshooting Kubernetes Networking on Windows: Part 1

We’ve all been there: Sometimes things just don’t work the way they should even though we followed everything down to a T. Kubernetes in particular, is not easy to troubleshoot – even if you’re an expert. There are multiple components ... continue reading
Microservices benefits slide including independent modules, isolated points of failure, autonomous scalability, tech flexibility, and faster value delivery.

Building serverless microservices in Azure – sample architecture

Distributed applications take full advantage of living in the cloud to run globally, avoid bottlenecks, and always be available for users worldwide. This not only requires the right infrastructure to be deployed in, but also support for the decoupled architecture ... continue reading
Update and Recommendation feature supports Management Packs from SCOM Management Pack partners!

Update and Recommendation feature supports Management Packs from SCOM Management Pack partners!

First published on TECHNET on Feb 06, 2018 Update and Recommendation feature was introduced in SCOM 2016 for Microsoft owned Management Packs . This feature was introduced to alleviate the challenges involved in discovering the appropriate Management Packs for various ... continue reading
Update and Recommendation feature supports Management Packs from SCOM Management Pack partners!

Update and Recommendation feature supports Management Packs from SCOM Management Pack partners!

First published on TECHNET on Feb 06, 2018 Update and Recommendation feature was introduced in SCOM 2016 for Microsoft owned Management Packs . This feature was introduced to alleviate the challenges involved in discovering the appropriate Management Packs for various ... continue reading