VMworld 2019 Europe local guide

VMworld 2019 Europe is almost here! And I made a local guide with tips about transport, restaurants, places to go, etc. to ensure you can enjoy more your experience in VMworld. General information This event will take place from the 4th (Monday) to 7th (Thursday) of November at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain. VMworld is always an amazing opportunity to learn from all the events that will happen there like the Hands-on Lab, Breakout sessions, General sessions, etc....

October 14, 2019 · 12 min · itgaiden

vFit at VMworld 2019 Europe

Yes! I am happy to announce that the vFit event will happen also at VMworld Europe this year! Eric Wright (@discoposse) is the creator of this event and you can check how it went at VMworld US here! I love his idea of engaging folks who attend tech events to do some exercise at tech events and why not at VMworld Europe? Enjoy a run with our great community outside VMworld....

October 4, 2019 · 3 min · itgaiden

Veeam – Backup VMs in remote sites

I was wondering why I haven’t talked about Veeam when I use it almost every day in my job, not only administering backups but doing new implementations. Recently, I had to implement a design where I need to backup VMs in remote sites but not back up them in a centralized storage, they will be backed up on each remote site storage. So, by deploying a VM with the Backup proxy service and also use it as the backup repository we can accomplish the goal....

August 31, 2019 · 5 min · itgaiden

Migrating ADFS from 2012 R2 (3.0 v) to 2016 (4.0 v.)

I will explain today how to migrate ADFS from 2012 R2 (3.0 v) to 2016 (4.0) without almost no downtime. The overall process consists in adding the new ADFS server to the farm, assign the primary role to the new ADFS, make some changes and then we’re done.  The current environment is: 1 x WAP Server (W2012 R2) 1 x ADFS Server (W2012 R2) No applications published, just an Office 365 Relying party trust....

July 31, 2019 · 4 min · itgaiden

Exam 70-743, Upgrading MCSA Windows Server 2016 experience

I will explain quickly my experience regarding the Exam 70-743, Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016 exam from Microsoft I took last April. It’s been a while since I took an exam from Microsoft (the latestwas in 2013 I think) where you probably know that these kind of exams are multiple-choice or single-choice. Through my career, I saw a lot of people cheating with these exams by memorizing the questions you can find on the internet and finishing it in just 20 minutes....

June 21, 2019 · 3 min · itgaiden

Cohesity Build Day Live

I am going to share some thoughts and opinions about a recent video from the Cohesity Build Day Live recorded recently with the Build Day Live! team. Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Cohesity. First, just let me introduce briefly you what is Cohesity: Cohesity is a platform focused on managing and consolidating secondaryapplications and the data. It provides a unified view and access to converge that secondary data, such as system backups and analytics in a simpler way to an IT administrator....

May 9, 2019 · 7 min · itgaiden