Would you like Microsoft to pay for you to move to Azure?

Have you been wanting to move some of your services up to Azure, but you don’t have the budget to move them up to the cloud? Microsoft has an excellent deal for you. Microsoft will pay for (at least part) of the consulting time needed to get you migrated into Azure.  These funds can be…

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DCAC Now Has 2 VMware vExperts

I’m thrilled to report that Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting now has not 1, but 2 VMware vExperts in our ranks.  No we didn’t go off and hire another consultant.  VMware has decided that this year they will recognize both Myself (Denny Cherry) and Joey D’Antoni for all the community work that we’ve done with Virtualization…

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Fixing a storage pool that doesn’t have an read-write server

Recently I was working on a clients file server cluster and while doing some troubleshooting with Microsoft Support one of the clustered disks wouldn’t respond correctly.  Now this file server cluster is setup in Azure so it is using SIOS Data Keeper to replicate the data between the nodes of the cluster. The state that…

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Feed Monsters now supports Two Factor Authentication

In case you missed the big announcement last week, Feed Monsters was released to the public so that you can now do most of what Yahoo Pipes allowed you to do with your RSS feeds back before it was shut down. While the service has only been available for about a week now there have…

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Creating a cluster without Domain Admin permissions

If you’ve ever watched a presentation when someone sets up a cluster you’ve probably noticed that it goes pretty smoothly. The reason for this is because the account which the presenter uses is a domain administrator. But what about the real world? In the real world unless you are a systems administrator you probably won’t…

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