Month: April 2017

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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#PowerShell – The Patch Solution – Part 5

Having an email in your inbox outlining which machines in your organization that are going to be patched in the next day or two is every service owner/managers dream. So simple and proactive. The email also outlines when the machines are going to be patched and displays how many outstanding updates there are. This is a summary of what will happen in the days to come. Keep reading to see how you can dive into seeing the details of what is about to happen in your organization.

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#PowerShell – Setting SQL Server Memory Allocation (Maximum and Minimum)

If you’ve ever run an installation of SQL Server, you’ll know it’s a database, and databases love, love, love memory. By design and by default, Microsoft SQL Server thinks it’s the only process on the system and is therefore given all the available memory and CPUs. As a best practice, I limit this. Here is the script I use to edit these values.

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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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