Author: Dave Kawula

Learning OneDrive for Business Part 1 @OneDrive #OneDrive #MVPHour

In this series, we will learn about Microsoft OneDrive for Business. Let’s get started by first logging into to our Office 365 SharePoint Site for myself this is our corporate site at https://triconelite.sharepoint.com.     We have just started to create some new Document Libraries in here and one of them is our Content Development. As you may or may not know we have been doing content development for organizations for the past 15 years and we have quite and extensive library of content. This would be a great starting point for us to get start with our OneDrive...

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Deploying Storage Spaces Direct – Part 17 #StorageSpacesDirect #MVPHour

I have recently had the chance to work on the configuration of a @Cisco Meraki farm this week. I was brought in to troubleshoot a lot of latency coming from the network. Our HyperConverged Servers were constantly dropping packets and all around it wasn’t a very pleasant experience for the customer.   Upon initial investigation, it appears that the consulting company that implemented them did a pretty much stock configuration. When Meraki Switches are unboxed and implemented every port is configured as a Trunk Port with Native VLAN 1. When I first looked, this was the first thing that...

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Harnessing the Power of #PowerShell #DSC to build my #RDS Farm Part 1 #mvphour

So, I have a new project coming up where I will be required to manage, maintain, and support an RDS Deployment for a local engineering firm. And after working with some of the brightest PowerShell experts in the world on the Master PowerShell Tricks series I decided to cut ties to the GUI and build it 100 % using PowerShell. The requirements for me to test this are actually a bit complicated because I wanted to have a test lab to play with. Luckily, I had already build my BigDemo PowerShell Script that included all the functions I would...

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Nutanix Technology Champion #NutanixNTC for 2017 #MVPHour

  I have been working with HyperConverged Infrastructure for the better part of 2.5 years now.   As such I had my chance to do my very first Nutanix Hyper-V Deployment over the summer.   The platform teams, support engineers, and everyone at Nutanix have been super helpful in learning Prism and the Platform.   I am likely one of the only ones that specializes on the Hyper-V Platform for Nutanix which is fine… having been a Hyper-V Evangelist since it came out I know how this goes.   Give it a few more years and we will have...

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Microsoft OneDrive Expert #MODE Charter Member #mvphour

Today I had a rather exciting email come in from Microsoft. It turns out that I was selected to be a Charter Member in Stephen Rose’s @stephenlrose program called the Microsoft OneDrive Expert. As a Microsoft MVP and Community Influencer this is not the only program that I have been fortunate to be selected for. To date I have the following Community Awards: Microsoft MVP, Veeam Vanguard, 5Nine Software Evangelist, Nutanix Technology Champion, and now this amazing one called MODE.   This is going to very cool to hang out with some more of the product teams at Microsoft...

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