Sysadmin Today #70: Domains, Datacenters and Azure DR

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In this episode, I am going to discuss changing domains, moving your datacenter, Azure DR and more. Please visit https://sysadmintoday.com to subscribe.

Host: Paul Joyner
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Show Links

Azure Site Recovery
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/site-recovery
DNS Made Easy
https://dnsmadeeasy.com/
RedGate SQL Monitor
https://www.red-gate.com/products/dba/sql-monitor/

Sysadmin Today #13: VMware Performance Best Practices

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In this episode, I discuss best practices for setting up and maximizing a VMware environment. Including CPU, Memory, Storage and Network optimizations.

Host: Paul Joyner
Email: paul@sysadmintoday.com
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Disk Performance
Device Latency not to exceed 25ms | Kernel & Queue Latency not to exceed 2ms | Total latency not to exceed 27ms
Counters to use:
Queue command latency
Physical device read latency
Command latency
Kernel command latency
Kernel read latency
Bus resets
Queue read latency
Physical device write latency

Network Performance
Look for dropped packets, usage in KBPS, check for errors on the physical switch port.
Counters to use:
Data receive rate
Data transmit rate
Receive packets dropped
Transmit packets dropped
Usage

MEM Performance for VMware Essentials Customers
https://www.nexusos.co.uk/content/news/blog-articles/tech/mem-performance-for-vmware-essentials-customers.ashx

Performance Best Practice for VMware 6.0
https://www.vmware.com/content/dam/digitalmarketing/vmware/en/pdf/techpaper/vmware-perfbest-practices-vsphere6-0-white-paper.pdf

Veeam One Monitoring
https://www.veeam.com/virtual-server-management-one-free.html

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Sysadmin Today #3: The Cloud Part 2 – Infrastructure as a Service

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In Part two of our Cloud series we will be discussing hosted Infrastructure. I will be using Azure as the cloud platform to build our hosted datacenter.

Host: Paul Joyner
Email: paul@sysadmintoday.com
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Twitter: https://twitter.com/SysadminToday 

Show Links
Azure Pricing Calculator
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/calculator/

Azure Server Information
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/details/virtual-machines/windows/

Azure VPN Gateway Information
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/vpn-gateway/vpn-gateway-about-vpngateways

ExpressRoute Information
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/expressroute/expressroute-prerequisites

Azure Storage Types
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/storage/?b=16.50

Azure Backup Information
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/backup

Azure Estimate for our example Acme Company Data Center

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