Brad Cooper

Brad
Cooper

Brad Cooper is a principal consultant with Bancu Technology, working with clients worldwide designing and deploying BackOffice and OpenVMS/PATHWORKS solutions. He is an MCSE and an MCT.

Articles
Installing Microsoft Cluster Server 12
Planning, preparing, and installing your cluster server software.
In Search of Continuous NT Computing
Implementing data mirroring with failover might be a better high-availability solution for your enterprise than clustering. Here's how to tell whether data mirroring with failover is right for you.
Pathworks and NT 7
Will integration or migration work best for you?

Many people wish they had bet on Microsoft 10 years ago; that bet would sure be paying off now. Some of us inadvertently made that lucky wager by installing Digital Equipment's PATHWORKS for OpenVMS (known in 1987 as VMS services for MS-DOS) on our servers and PCs. PATHWORKS has long been aligned with Microsoft networking, so it is a perfect environment for integrating with or migrating to Windows NT. I didn't decide to add PATHWORKS to my clients' networks because of foresight, though.

Planning for Implementing Microsoft Cluster Server
Here's how to prepare your network environment before you implement MCS.
Hyper-V Master Class

Hyper-V Master Class with John Savill
Live Online Training: Thursdays, April 27th to May 18th
Register by April 20th and Save 20%!

John Savill provides 12 hours of detailed instruction covering all the key aspects of a Hyper-V based virtualization environment covering both capabilities in Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2016. John will walk attendees through resource allocation and architecture, storage, networking (including Network Virtualization), clustering, migration technologies, replication, private cloud, session virtualization, migration from other technologies, integration with Microsoft Azure, and more. At the end of this class, attendees will be able to architect and manage an enterprise-level Hyper-V environment.

 

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