Cloud on Your Terms Part 17 of 30: Lessons learned from our Private Cloud Build Out

Today in Part 17, It’s Brian Lewis’s turn to admit some “Doh!” moments and, more importantly, share what he learned from them during our build-out of  our test datacenter in San Jose. So if you don’t think sysprep is all that important, you should read his post HERE.And if you have missed any of the series … Continue reading Cloud on Your Terms Part 17 of 30: Lessons learned from our Private Cloud Build Out

Cloud on Your Terms Part 16 of 30: Where should the DC go?

Disclaimer: This is a re-post of my Oct 4, 2011 blog post.  But it fits our series, and it’s my content.  So I am giving myself permission.  Okay.. I feel like sharing this because it’s pretty stupid, but in a geeky-sort-of-way the solution was interesting enough to share. Think Chicken & Egg. (or “Catch-22”).As the … Continue reading Cloud on Your Terms Part 16 of 30: Where should the DC go?

Doh! (What I learned about Windows Failover Clustering. The hard way.)

Okay.. I feel like sharing this because it’s pretty stupid, but in a geeky-sort-of-way the solution was interesting enough to share.  Think Chicken & Egg. (or “Catch-22”).As the title of this post suggests, the subject is Windows Failover Clustering.  For those of you who are not familiar with it, Windows Failover Clustering is a built-in … Continue reading Doh! (What I learned about Windows Failover Clustering. The hard way.)