Douglas R. Spindler

Douglas R.
Spindler

Douglas R. Spindler is a technology consultant and technical trainer living in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is president of the San Francisco Networking Technologies Users Group and a Microsoft MVP.

Articles
Windows Security Vulnerability You Should Know About 3
There's a Windows zero-day vulnerability all IT pros should know about. This zero-day exploit has been out there for at least 10 years and may go all the way back to NT. It turns out there is a subtle error in the way the Windows shell (which displays icons, Start Bars, menus, shortcuts, etc.) parses the icons of .LNK files or shortcuts.
netOctopus Enterprise Systems Manager
Athough this product might be a good choice for a small business that needs help with asset management, software distribution, and remote configuration, larger businesses will want to look elsewhere.
LANDesk Management Suite 8
Thorough and easy to use, this management tool offers features that many others don't.
Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003 SP1 1
Read our reviewer's take on this Windows-only management program.
Novell ZENworks 6.5
Find out what our reviewer thinks of this multiplatform client-management suite.
My Horror-to-Glory DNS Tale 2
IT Hero Douglas R. Spindler spins a DNS success tale.
Start Clustering! 7
It's not just for the enterprise anymore. Learn how to set up a simple high-availability cluster and why you should do so.
iSCSI Essentials
iSCSI, the standard for encapsulating SCSI commands in TCP/IP packets, is the low-budget solution for clustering and load balancing.
Hyper-V Master Class

Hyper-V Master Class with John Savill
Live Online Training: Thursdays, April 27th to May 18th
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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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