The first quarter of 2020 changed our personal and professional life in a lot of ways. I’ve read a lot of articles around the trends of adoption of cloud services and all software that should facilitate the challenge of enabling in every country the same practices and processes of working remotely.
During the last couple of months, I’ve received from small-medium businesses owners and IT professionals the same question how to transition smoothly and quickly. Working in the operations field for mid-large organisations it required me to step back from the most obvious and structured approaches and be more flexible and down-to-earth.
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IT infrastructures and services management was and still is today an important part of my ‘business as usual‘ set of activities. Regardless of the tools and technologies implemented what I look for are always two features for monitoring and automation, simplicity and efficiency.
If monitoring is essential for having visibility on the overall infrastructure and for being proactive, automation is necessary for delivering consistent results in a timely manner especially in complex scenarios.
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First things first: this is not a sponsored article.
I came across Veeam products multiple times in my career, but most of the customers or companies that I worked for were using other products with no compelling reason for migrating from backup solutions that already worked efficiently with another one.
In the last couple of years, I’ve attended to VMWare UserCon and met some guys from Veeam, that was one of the sponsors of the event in here Melbourne (Australia). They were very approachable and kind to show that the company had a lot of new solutions to offer and one, in particular, it was too good to be true. Continue reading “Powershell & Veeam Backup and Replication / VeeamZip”
Microsoft SQL Server is such a popular product that needs no introduction. Like every robust piece of software it requires knowledge and experience to be maintained properly… and that’s is the reason for DBA existence, right? I’m just joking!
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