Fixing Disk Signature Collisions

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Disk cloning has become common as IT professionals virtualize physical servers using tools like Sysinternals Disk2vhd and use a master virtual hard disk image as the base for copies created for virtual machine clones. In most cases, you can operate with.( read more

The perfect.vimrc vim config file : spf13.com

SPF13

Last updated May 26th 2011. Thu Jan 27, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers.

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The Case of the Installer Service Error

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This case unfolds with a network administrator charged with the rollout of the Microsoft Windows Intune client software on their network. Windows Intune is a cloud service that manages systems on a corporate network, keeping their software up to date.( read more

Fountainhead: Cloud Is Not The End - It's The Means.

Fountainhead

Tuesday, August 9, 2011. August 13, 2011 at 12:35 PM. ▼ 2011. (22). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead. Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Cloud Is Not The End - Its The Means.

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The Case of the Mysterious Reboots

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This case opens when a Sysinternals power user, who also works as a system administrator at a large corporation, had a friend report that their laptop had become unusable. Whenever the friend connected it to a network, their laptop would reboot. The power.( read more

The Case of the Hung Game Launcher

IT Pros Rock!

I love the cases people send me where the Sysinternals tools have helped them successfully troubleshoot, but nothing is more satisfying than using them to solve my own cases. This case in particular was fun because, well, solving it helped me get back.( read more

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Creating a Symfony2 Console Command : spf13.com

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Mon Jun 20, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Creating a Symfony2 Console Command.

“Blue Screens” in Designer Colors with One Click

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My last blog post described how to use local kernel debugging to change the colors of the Windows crash screen, also known as the “blue screen of death”. No doubt many of you thought that showing off a green screen of death or red screen of death to your.( read more

5 Innovations for 2011

CIO Dashboard

” For CIOs who are looking to create new value for their organization in 2011, here are five areas for experimentation that have the potential to yield incremental innovations that can increase profitability. 2011 CIO Agenda – A.

Analyzing a Stuxnet Infection with the Sysinternals Tools, Part 3

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In the first post of this series , I used Autoruns , Process Explorer and VMMap to statically analyze a Stuxnet infection on Windows XP. That phase of the investigation revealed that Stuxnet infected multiple processes, launched infected processes that.( read more

Zero Day is Here!

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I’m excited to announce that my first novel, a cyber thriller entitled Zero Day , is now available at all major book retailers! Zero Day is a book in the style of Crichton and Clancy, weaving technical fact into the story. If you like the Sysinternals.( read more

SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Presentation on SBS 2011 Essentials and.

Sean Daniel

Tuesday, January 25, 2011. Presentation on SBS 2011 Essentials and Standard on top of HP hardware, by yours truly! User Group at the beginning of February for a presentation on Small Business Server 2011 Essentials and Standard running on HP hardware. SBS 2011 Essentials. (52).

On Symfony2 : spf13.com

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Symfony2 is slated for release in March 2011. Tue Feb 1, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. On Symfony2. Disclaimer. ve got a couple disclaimers in writing this. m one of the primary authors of the Zoop Framework for PHP. s pretty much the first web framework for PHP dating back to 2001.

Fountainhead: Cloud's Transformation: The Softer Side

Fountainhead

Sunday, April 24, 2011. ▼ 2011. (22). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead. Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Clouds Transformation: The Softer Side.

Pandora's IPO. a sign of the times : spf13.com

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Thu Jun 16, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Pandora's IPO. a sign of the times.

Fountainhead: Why Utility Computing Failed (But Cloud Computing.

Fountainhead

Monday, January 24, 2011. January 25, 2011 at 10:09 AM. January 26, 2011 at 11:48 AM. January 29, 2011 at 7:27 PM. January 29, 2011 at 7:33 PM. February 24, 2011 at 2:01 AM. ▼ 2011. (22). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead. Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Why Utility Computing Failed (But Cloud Computing Didnt). Since about 2006 I’ve been involved with data center IT automation.

The Case of the Malicious Autostart

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Given that my novel, Zero Day , will be published in a few weeks and is based on malware’s use as a weapon by terrorists, I thought it appropriate to post a case that deals with malware cleanup with the Sysinternals tools. This one starts when Microsoft.( read more

Fountainhead: Real-World Financial Services Cloud

Fountainhead

Wednesday, June 1, 2011. ▼ 2011. (22). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead. Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Real-World Financial Services Cloud. Cloud computing has been made very real today.

Fountainhead: A Marketing Lesson For IT

Fountainhead

Tuesday, November 8, 2011. ▼ 2011. (22). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead. Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. A Marketing Lesson For IT.

The Case of the Sysinternals-Blocking Malware

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Continuing the theme of focusing on malware-related cases (last week I posted The Case of the Malicious Autostart ) as a lead up to the publication on March 15 of my novel Zero Day , this post describes one submitted to me by a user that took a unique.( read more

Competition for the Cloud Heats Up : spf13.com

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Thu Jun 30, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Competition for the Cloud Heats Up. karindalziel.

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SeanDaniel.com [tech]: How To Install Windows Home Server 2011.

Sean Daniel

Monday, April 04, 2011. How To Install Windows Home Server 2011 on your MediaSmart or DataVault Hardware. Next up you’ll have to copy the Windows Home Server 2011 DVD to the root of the disk. Installing Windows Home Server 2011. Otherwise I love WHS 2011.

NJVC® General Manager, Cloud Services, Kevin Jackson to

Cloud Musings

Monday, October 17, 2011. NJVC® General Manager, Cloud Services, Kevin Jackson to Moderate “Cloud Computing and the Intelligence Mission” Panel at GEOINT 2011 Symposium. 13, 2011 — NJVC ® , one of the largest information technology (IT) solutions providers supporting the U.S. 19, 2011. Visit the NJVC booth (#601) in the GEOINT 2011 Exhibit Hall, Oct. 16 – 19, 2011. ###. Jan 2011 ISBN: 978-0-9832361-3-9.

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Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson: NJVC® Cloud Computing.

Cloud Musings

Saturday, October 29, 2011. 28, 2011 — NJVC ® , one of the largest information technology solutions providers supporting the U.S. 3, 2011 Time: 11:40 a.m. 1 comment: Prasetyo November 4, 2011 at 10:23 AM Nice articles. Jan 2011 ISBN: 978-0-9832361-3-9. ▼ 2011. (32). Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson. Personal comments and insight on cloud computing related technologies and their use in the public sector to support net-centric operations.

How to Be Successful with Electronic Document Management (EDM)

A CIO's Voice

All organizations seek knowledge. Knowledge is the information gathered and stored by its people. Quality knowledge is not possible without access to all sources of knowledge held by an organization. All companies face the challenge of ‘knowing’ what information it holds and of being able to access that same information instantly. Organizationally, a company holds this knowledge information in three forms: Paper – Traditional Information. Electronic – Modern Information.

Expanding the Cloud - Introducing Amazon ElastiCache - All Things.

All Things Distributed

By Werner Vogels on 22 August 2011 07:40 PM. All Things Distributed. Werner Vogels weblog on building scalable and robust distributed systems. Expanding the Cloud - Introducing Amazon ElastiCache. Permalink. Comments ().

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Fountainhead: Marketing the Cloud

Fountainhead

Monday, April 4, 2011. April 5, 2011 at 12:14 AM. September 2, 2011 at 1:20 PM. ▼ 2011. (22). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead. Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Marketing the Cloud. Of all the marketing, marketing "The Cloud" has all the makings of a real challenge: The concept is new, the technology is disruptive, buyers are skeptical, hype abounds, and the terminology (just what is "cloud"?) is murky.

The Cases of the Blue Screens: Finding Clues in a Crash Dump and on the Web

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My last couple of posts have looked at the lighter side of blue screens by showing you how to customize their colors. Windows kernel mode code reliability has gotten better and better every release such that many never experience the infamous BSOD. read more

Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson: The Economic Benefit of Cloud.

Cloud Musings

Sunday, October 2, 2011. 10 comments: Shivan October 3, 2011 at 12:19 PM Hi Kevin - thanks for the article, and more importantly, pointing me to your white paper. Jackson October 10, 2011 at 6:12 AM Most federal agencies are moving to cloud based on the "Cloud First" policy and the promise of reduced IT infrastructure cost. Reply Delete SheanPerry October 10, 2011 at 9:27 PM now I know its importance. Jan 2011 ISBN: 978-0-9832361-3-9. ▼ 2011. (32).

The Case of the Unusable System

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This post continues in the malware hunting theme of the last couple of posts as Zero Day availability draws near (it’s available tomorrow!). It began when a friend of mine at Microsoft told me that a neighbor of hers had a laptop that malware had rendered.( read more

Hybrid Cloud Computing : spf13.com

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Fri Sep 30, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Hybrid Cloud Computing. Traditionally ecommerce companies have had no place in the cloud.

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December 2011: GovCloud Moves From Policy to Law

Cloud Musings

Tuesday, December 27, 2011. December 2011: GovCloud Moves From Policy to Law. December 30, 2010 - GovCloud Predicitons for 2011. 2011 will be the breakout year for GovCloud! December 2011: And what did Santa bring this year!! Jan 2011 ISBN: 978-0-9832361-3-9. ▼ 2011. (32). December 2011: GovCloud Moves From Policy to Law. Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson.

Fountainhead: Steve Jobs in 1980. and Cloud + Big Data Today

Fountainhead

Monday, December 19, 2011. ▼ 2011. (22). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead. Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Steve Jobs in 1980. and Cloud + Big Data Today. In 1980, Steve Jobs gave a talk (YouTube) about the early days of Apple.