SQL Query: Set All DBs to the Simple Recovery Model–DEV

  The Attached Query The really cool part about this query is how easy it is to modify. The first section declares the variables, in this case there are 3. The second section, sets the action for each of he declared variables The last section loops through each DB using the PROC sp_MSforeachdb and runs […]

SQL Query: Set All Dbs AutoGrowth

Recommendations The following are recommendations to proactively manage the growth of data and log files: When possible, increase all data files and log files to their expected final size, or periodically increase these at set periods, for example, every month or every six months, or before rollout of a new storage-intensive site such as during […]

SQL Query: Move TempDb Files to separate LUNs

  Tempdb Multiple Files One of the important issues when hosting multiple Content Dbs with multiple terabytes data is to ensure that you have created a TempDB with additional files of the same size and once created move teach of the files to their own Volume. Do NOT use ISCSI for SQL Dbs In this […]

Microsoft Cloud Roadshow – Los Angeles January 26–27 2016

Build your cloud skills in Los Angeles Join us for a free two-day technical training event for IT professionals and developers that provides best practices and insight directly from the experts who build and run the cloud services across Office 365, Microsoft Azure, Windows 10 and more. Whether you know your way around the cloud […]

PowerShell: Run IISReset on All Servers in your farm at the same time

  IIS-Reset.ps1 One of the many things scripts are good for in general  is making repetitive tasks easier and the results more consistent. PowerShell takes it to another level with its intuitive cmdlets . I find it much easier run a script from my laptop or log into a single server rather than using MSTSC […]

PowerShell: Backup your running Hyper-V Virtual Machines

If your like every one else including me its been a complete drag attempting to get clients to allow you to shut down Virtual Machines that are in production to allow you to back them up.  Windows Server 2012 R2 (a free upgrade of Windows Server 2012) can be upgraded remotely using RDP without too […]

PowerShell: Upgrade WAC – your Office Web Apps Farm

Like most folks who upgrade their SharePoint 2013 farms after they have applied the latest SharePoint 2013 CUs to the SharePoint side of the environment they will usually still have 2 WAC servers and at least 3 WFM servers left to apply and configure updates. This may depend on release of the updates as the […]

Metalogix Content Matrix 7.3.x – Bugs

  SharePoint 2013 and Metalogix Content Matrix SharePoint is mission-critical and users demand availability. Content Matrix allows you to migrate SharePoint by site collection, site, list, library, business unit, or department with zero downtime. Run old and new farms in parallel and test and re-arrange as often needed. Along with the Re-Organizer feature empowers your […]

Bastille Day – July 14th, 2015 Migration is worth it!!

Windows Server 2003 & 2003 R2 Support is ending July 14, 2015 What does end of support mean for you? After July 14, Microsoft will no longer issue security updates for any version of Windows Server 2003: If you are still running Windows Server 2003 , you need to take steps NOW to plan and […]

First Ever Live Office Bug Bash To Be Held On July 15, 2015 Report Bugs And Win Cool Prizes From the Microsoft Office Team

Mark your calendar for July 15 from 10am – 1pm PDT. You can win Power chargers, USB slap bands, pre-paid run-me tags, universal USB adaptors, t-shirts, hats, stylus pens, Office O365 Pro Plus subscriptions with 25 seats, and lots more by reporting bugs. GETTING STARTED Join the public O365 Network Go to https://www.yammer.com/itpronetwork#/Threads/index?type=algo  and join […]

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