Month: September 2017

#MVPHour live from #MSIgnite 2017 – Podcast Center

Hey Checkyourlogs Fans, This year at Microsoft Ignite we had the chance to do a live streaming #MVPHour from the Podcast Center. We chatted about all things Windows Server, Deployment and Community in this segment. Also, one of the coolest parts of being at Microsoft Ignite was that the one and only Jeffry Snover was on right before us. From Emile, Clint, Cristal, and myself we really hope you enjoyed this as much as we did putting it together. Thanks, and happy learning. Team Kawula...

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Deploying Storage Spaces Direct – Part 43 – Dave Kawula’s Notes from the Field on #StorageSpacesDirect #MSIgnite Session online

Hey Storage Spaces Direct fans, My session from Microsoft Ignite has now been uploaded and is available online. I have a ton of great information in here from the field deployments we have done. We had so much fun at Microsoft Ignite this year. Here is a shot of the crowd at one of my Theater Sessions… Here is the Recording of this session for you. If you like it make sure you follow me on twitter and checkout our Storage Spaces Direct book on Amazon. Enjoy the session and happy learning....

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Missing or Couldn’t attend Microsoft Ignite 2017?

Well thousands don’t have this problem, but perhaps you do, or couldn’t attend all the sessions. Microsoft Ignite has so much information and sessions that it’s hard to attend all the ones that interest you. Good thing they have streams and will bring them to us during and after the event. Microsoft Ignite Updates Well you may not be there, but you can always take part and get information directly from the Microsoft Ignite Mobile App Here are the first of the key notes – Power transformative change with Microsoft business applications and platform Speaker: James Phillips Empower...

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Deploying Storage Spaces Direct – Part 42 – HPE RDMA Issues Mellanox CX3-Pro Prod Issue #StorageSpacesDirect #HPE #S2D @MellanoxTech

Hey Storage Spaces Direct Fans, Today seemed to have finally resolved the case of the jobs that were stuck on our Production 4 x Node S2D Cluster running on HPE DL380 G9’s and Mellanox CX3-Pro NICS. We had been banging our heads against the wall and I decided to re-test our RDMA Configuration using the script mentions in an earlier post called Test-RDMA.ps1. The results of the above script indicate that we have some issues with RDMA being configured. This is kind of funny because after I had set this up everything was working great. We tested all of...

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Deploying Storage Spaces Direct – Part 41 – HPE Build Guide #StorageSpacesDirect #HPE #S2D

Hey Storage Spaces Direct Fans, Recently I had the privilege of speaking at the TechMentor Event in Redmond, WA. During my session there one of the other speakers Bruce Mackenzie-Low who works for HPE shared the link to the HPE’s Storage Spaces Direct Build Guide. I had been hunting all over the internet and HPE’s site for months trying to find something like this. This is the first real guide for HPE hardware that I have found and I hope more are coming. This guide is really important if you are going to be building on HPE Hardware. It...

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