Benefits to keeping an On-Premises Active Directory Domain

23. February 2017 Opinion 0
I have seen an alarming trend in the small business market–as more and more companies offload their IT infrastructure to cloud-based applications and services (which is great in many cases), many of them are also starting to abandon older tools and platforms such as on-premises Active Directory. This I cannot agree with, for multiple reasons. ...

Hyper-V Failover Cluster: Basic Setup

16. February 2017 Technical 4
I have previously shared a slightly more complex method for configuring a simple 2-node failover cluster, involving a converged Hyper-V virtual switch, with QoS policies and so forth to manage traffic on the Management, CSV and Live Migration networks. However, there is another config I wanted to share, which in some cases is preferable in an ...

The Four Causes of Technology

02. February 2017 Philosophy 0
Aristotle, in his work The Metaphysics, enumerates a number of “causes” which describe the essence of a thing. Your business’s technology is a thing. If we want to gain a good understanding of what this thing is, then we should be able to describe this thing–in its essence–we should be able to articulate each cause in order ...