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How to Make Your IT Department Great


Google’s CIO Talks about what differentiates a good IT department from a great one.


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New Blog


I’m moving from my old domain (www.buraguy.com) into this shiny new domain. Pardon the dust 😉


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NDMP SnapSure file system creation fails


I was setting up an NDMP accelerator node today to back up a new VNX and came across this error message when trying to backup a test volume for the first time: Errors and Exceptions 2013-02-13 11:25:19 avndmp Error : [snapup-/NDMP_Test] NDMP: SnapSure file system creation fails (Log #2) 2013-02-13 11:25:19 avndmp Error : [ndmp2avtar-/NDMP_Test/] […]


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Reference Architecture Design for 5000 Seat Virtual Desktop Infrastructure


Great Citrix XenDesktop, Cisco UCS, and EMC VNX solution overview for deploying 5000 virtual desktops. Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 Feature Pack Built on Cisco Unified ComputingSystem and EMX VNX LINK: Reference Architecture-Based Design for 5000 Seat Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Cisco Unified Computing System, Nexus 5500, Nexus 1000V, EMC VNX7500, and VMware ESXi 5


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The NEW Internet Explorer


As someone who grew up in the 90’s this is a great commercial for microsoft to introduce the new Internet Explorer. I’m really liking the new look and feel of IE and even though I am a multi browser user I still typically spend most of my time on IE. I think with Microsoft’s lastest […]


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Avamar Backup of a Windows VM fails with the error: Protocol error from VMX


Recently on a new install of Avamar version 6.1; I had a VMware Image based backup fail with error 10007. Upon further investigation of the backup job log I noticed that the snapshot failed with: A general system error occured: Protocol error from VMX. This is a good example of two very vague errors on […]


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DNS name does not exist Error Code 0x8007232B – Windows 8 Enterprise


I just installed my first GA instance of Microsoft Windows 8 in my lab, and I’m fairly impressed so far. I did however run into an issue where Windows would not activate. When I tried to activate I received the following error: DNS name does not exist Error Code: 0x8007232B It appears that windows was […]


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Best Practices NFS Mount for Data Domain


I was recently setting up a DD160 for a small Oracle instance and came across an issue when trying to mount the data domain via NFS. I tried several variations of the mount command and realized that I needed to be very specific. Since I was simply using a basic mount command the OS was […]


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The statement BACKUP LOG is not allowed while the recovery model is SIMPLE


When backing up SQL databases using the incremental option the backup job fails with “The statement BACKUP LOG is not allowed while the recovery model is SIMPLE” This is because the recovery model of the database being backed up is currently set to “Simple”. To resolve this error you must either change the database backup […]


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