Michael Otey

Michael
Otey

Michael Otey, senior contributing editor for Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Pro, is president of TECA, a software-development and consulting company in Portland, Oregon. Michael has covered the topic of virtualization extensively for Windows IT Pro, having written several features articles showing how to take advantage of virtualization in the enterprise as well as reviewing all of the major virtualization products. He also previously served as technical director for Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Pro. Email him at mikeo@teca.com
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Articles
Top Ten: What You Need to Know about Microsoft Nano Server
Find out what you need to know about Microsoft's upcoming Nano Server
Prompting for User Input with PowerShell

Q: I’m just getting started with PowerShell. I know how to make variable and assign values to them within a script but how can I prompt for user input and then assign that input to a variable?

Tip: Setting up Hyper-V Storage Quality of Service
See how to use one of Hyper-V's best kept secrets -- storage QoS
Tip: How to Transfer Files to Azure VMs 1
See how to transfer files to Azure VMs
Inside the Windows 10 January Technical Preview 2 4
See the new features in Windows 10 Technical Preview 2 (Build 9926)
How do I see if a VM is Generation 1 or Generation2?
Use PowerShell to find your VM Generation type
Using PowerShell to find your operating system (OS) and service pack (SP) level 2
See how to retrieve your OS and SP level using PowerShell
Recap of 2014: The Top Ten Biggest Events of the Year in Technology
The Biggest Events of the Year in Technology for 2014
Get the Latest Updates for Windows 10 Tech Preview Now
See how to get the latest updates for Windows 10 Tech Preview.
Windows 10 Tech Preview Enterprise Features
Top Ten enterprise features in Windows 10
Outlook’s POP E-mail Occasionally Can’t Send 1
There have been times when I’ve been traveling and I’ve been unable to send email to the POP email account that I have in Outlook 2010. Fixing the problem is easy as changing the port settings.
Product Review: Citrix XenClient Enterprise 5.1 1
XenClient Enterprise 5.1 Extends Corporate Mobility
Windows IT Pro Tip: Showing All Files and Folders in Windows Server 2008 / R2
See how to show all of the files and folders in Windows Server 2008 / R2
NetApp Provides Multi-Cloud Private Storage
At the 2014 Microsoft World Partner Conference (WPC) in Washington D.C., NetApp announced their new private storage solution for multiple clouds. The new storage solution uses ONTAP storage physically located at data centers to create secure, high speed connections to Azure and Amazon.
Product Review: HP StoreEasy 5530
The HP StoreEasy 5530 provides plug-and-play highly available NAS & iSCSI storage

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