July 2012

SFTP Net Drive lets you create a virtual drive on your local computer that will expose the remote file system accessible via SFTP protocol. http://www.eldos.com/sftp-net-drive/ I have found this tool invaluable. It comes in handy when you want to work on development remotely and don’t want the hassle of setting up SAMBA between your mixed…

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[stextbox id=info]Note: Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 with SP1 can be installed ONLY on computers that are running the Enterprise, Professional, or Ultimate editions of Windows 7 or Windows 7 with SP1.[/stextbox] I like to manage as much as possible from my workstation.  One thing I am constantly working with is ActiveDirectory.  Windows…

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I’m working on an Excel spreadsheet (cheatsheet) that will allow for user input to calculate some of the following: Calculate IOPS, Usable Space, MB/s  based on Number of Disks, Spindle Speed, RAID type and Read/Write Percentages. Calculate Number of Disks required for IOPs Calculate/Convert MB/s to IOPS Calculate/Convert IOPS to MB/s It also contains some basic…

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