Month: July 2012

SQL Server References

House of Brick Principal Architects Every once in a while I am asked about my shortlist of reference and must-read materials. You know — materials that, without which I could not have understood new or unfamiliar topics, and the resources that I routinely pull...

vCloud Director Networks – Part I

Jim Hannan (@HoBHannan), Principal Architect My next two blog posts will focus on vCloud Director Networks. Most vCloud Director administrators will agree that networking is the most complex and configurable feature in vCloud Director. The real power and flexibility...

Microsoft SQL Server High Availability Options

House of Brick Principal Architect High Availability is one of those topics that many people either confuse or intermingle with Disaster Recovery, or just plain misunderstand. This post is an attempt to help differentiate between High Availability (HA), Fault...

VMware vCloud Director

Jim Hannan (@HoBHannan), Principal Architect For many customers, virtualization has been a part of their infrastructure for years. They have benefited from virtualization far beyond consolidation ratios. The vSphere feature-rich tooling has offered them fast...