This set of questions comes up a lot in conversations with my customers, “What should my Enterprise Cloud look like? Should I stick with Private Cloud, should I go Hybrid Cloud or put everything into the Public Cloud? Which Public Cloud provider is the best?” It is a confusing time for enterprises developing their cloud […]
In the server virtualization area the main type 1 (or bare-metal) hypervisors are: VMware ESXi, Microsoft Hyper-V, Xen and KVM. For the public cloud IaaS solutions the most used are Xen (AWS use a custom version) and Hyper-V (in Azure). For the on-prem infrastructure, ESXi is the most used, followed by Hyper-V and KVM. Both…
I’ve recently been listening to a fantastic podcast called “Seeking Wisdom” by David Cancel and Dave Gerhardt from the movement that is Drift, after being introduced to it by my wife. I feel like I’m kind of giving away my secret weapon in even mentioning them, let alone sharing the contents of this post, but…
On of the major and interesting announcement Microsoft had done in Microsoft Ignite is new shiny web-based management interface called “Project Honululu”, leaving behind the legacy of Server Manager, Powershell, SCVMM, SCOM, and obviously RSAT.
The technical preview is available to download and try at TechNet blog here at below links with some interesting videos.
The download is just 30MB and can be installed on WIndows 10 and manage Windows Server 1709, Windows 2016 and Windows 2012/2012R2. For Windwos 2012/2012R2 WMF 5 is required.
It can be installed in three scenarios, local install to manage local server for Windows 2016 and Server 1709 only. Gateway install to manage multiple servers, gateway can only be Windows 2016 and Server 1709 only and manage Windows Server 1709, Windows 2016 and Windows 2012/2012R2, or Windows 10 client to manage Windows Server 1709, Windwos 2016 and Windows 2012/2012R2 servers.
To learn more about project Honululu do visit here
Part of me feels like it flew by but then I remember the hours spent reviewing all the designs (*ahem* Adam) and then it feels like it took an eternity to get through. Admittedly, Virtual Design Master was probably one of the coolest community driven events in which I have participated. If you are unfamiliar […]
In today’s world, if you can get an Internet connection, you can go anywhere and connect to any service that is publicly available. No restrictions are imposed and you can use the entire amount of bandwidth you purchased from your Internet service provider. This is the world under Net Neutrality. To illustrate this point further…
Job interviews are tough. It’s the equivalent of both parties deciding whether they want to get married during the first date. So, imagine my surprise when Thom Greene asked me to conduct a mock interview with him in preparation for his job hunt. Thom was game enough to even allow me to record it as […]