Category: Architecture

Auditing Your Data Centre

I have a strong dislike for auditing.  It’s a time consuming process.  But you know, if you use the right systems management tools it doesn’t need to be.  Microsoft’s Optimised Infrastructure model and Dynamic Systems Initiative preach automation and expertise built into the network.  The latest generation of System Centre allows for this.  Microsoft released…

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Infrastructure Planning and Design

Want to do a best practice deployment of new Microsoft technologies?  If so, have a read of the IPD documents.  Of note are new documents for SCOM 2007, SCVMM 2008, IIS7 and NAP. "The Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) guides are the next version of Windows Server System Reference Architecture. The guides in this series…

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