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Initial thoughts on Veeam Backup & Replication

Recently I have been looking to revamp our backup scheme as frankly, what we had wasn’t working (I won’t get into this now – a bit of a mess). One of my key requirements was that I could do file level restores on my VMs without having to restore the whole VMDK. After talking to […]

When error messages don’t mean what they say (I’m looking at you 0×80070070)

So I start going along my merry way with a PXE boot and choose my images, watch them copy files/expand, and then *BAM* good old 0×80070070.

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Sever Security

On my first day when I was first showed the server room, I remember remarking how hot it was – there was no ventilation or A/C. Later that day I found out that the door didn’t even have a lock on it. I also remarked about that, but it didn’t seem to be of much concern.

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Are you being spied on?

A recent report says that 1 in 3 IT professionals snoops on employees. My thoughts on the issue.


TechSoup – A must for non-profits

As I mentioned in my last post, the organization which I work for is a non-profit entity whose budget comes from membership fees. Like most non-profits, every dollar really has to stretch as far as it can, and it is usually hard to get an OK from management to go out and spend X thousand […]

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