How do I deploy a SQL cluster to Azure IaaS Commented on: 6 weeks ago (May 14, 2017)

Brilliant! And the simple-talk.com article "Azure Load Balancers and SQL Server" picks up exactly where you left off.

How to Start a Service with Specific User Account in Windows Server 2016 Commented on: 7 weeks ago (May 9, 2017)

It might be helpful to explain what the command

Start-Process net -arg "start " -Credential (Get-Credential)

actaully does.

It uses the cmdlet Start-Process to run the command...

Use NVGRE Gateway with a virtual network instance Commented on: 1 year ago (November 28, 2015)

Great article. Just to clarify things a bit more: By "forwarding", the author means "Direct routing". And by "site-to-site", the author means "Site to Site VPN".

Changing Service Credentials Using PowerShell Commented on: 1 year ago (October 3, 2015)

Great work! Is there a link to download the script?

The joy of an impractical 100,000 Exchange 2013 mailbox configuration Commented on: 2 years ago (August 19, 2014)

Tony, I admire your courage, honesty and integrity. Thank you for bringing this issue up. This is a very useful "heads up" article.

Microsoft Learning insults Exchange professionals with simply awful video Commented on: 2 years ago (July 16, 2014)

Personally, I did not find the video disrespectful. Also, instead of childish, I found it heartwarming.

I am from Greece. Other people from my country or from different countries may have...

Why installing a multirole Exchange 2013 server is the best option Commented on: 3 years ago (May 2, 2014)

Tony, thank you for sharing this information. You see, it is not immediately obvious what the preferred architecture is for each Exchange Server version. Your blog post, Ross Smith IV's blog post...

3 Reasons why Network Access Protection is being phased out. Commented on: 3 years ago (April 22, 2014)

So, NAP fostered a more reactive model, whereas now the model of protection for devices that connect to the network can be more proactive.

Microsoft Azure is Safe from Heartbleed, VMware – Not so Much Commented on: 3 years ago (April 15, 2014)

Rod, you are raising some important subjects here. I personally believe that the open source model is flawed.

Thank you for informing us about Aidan Finn's blog post and quote. His blog...

Understanding Lync DNS Load Balancing Commented on: 3 years ago (August 17, 2013)

Perhaps I misunderstood something, but I disagree with the author. Here is what I think:

Lync DNS load balancing *is* the traditional round-robin DNS.

In the round-robin DNS...

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