Want a job in Windows IT? Get your scripting skills down.
Coupled with a good monitoring system, RBA tasks can become automated responses to detected conditions -- creating a more self-healing IT environment.
Don Jones clarifies his earlier statements regarding the pending doom of the GUI in Windows Server OSes -- and yes, death is still in the picture.
Don Jones shares the challenges that one of his clients faced moving to Server Core and how they worked around them.
While SSDs are currently too expensive for primary SAN storage, that won't be the case in the future.
Virtualization licensing is changing -- take time now to review your infrastructure (and all the vendor options) now to make sure you're getting the best deal going forward.
From security concerns to whether a product (or vendor) will be around in three years, there's a lot to consider when picking your next tech vendor, esp. in the age of the cloud (and yes, you'll still need on-premise staffing).
Server Core isn't there yet, but now is the time to learn this tool that will be the key managing enterprise Windows in the future
Most likely, it's time to at least consider restructuring your current domain and forest design. With the right planning and tools, migrating to a new structure won't be as painful as you might think.
Being able to equate time to money is one of the most important business skills an IT manager can have. Here's some tips to help you do just that.
Using hypervisors and other virtualization technology to help you reach your HA goals.
Skills to invest in for 2011 and beyond.
Role-based access management is the all the rage, but you'll need third-party software support to make it work in Windows.
Token-based login technology has improved significantly, so what are you waiting for?
Old habits can die hard, but is the current way you're doing backup really the way it should be done?