Microsoft is serious about “We really don’t care about which device an end user wants to use”. Check out some of the news articles of the last few weeks:
- Visual Studio to be available on MAC which means users now have a complete IDE for everything mobile , cloud and MAC Development.
- If you are not it using already, Visual Studio Code for all the 3 major desktop flavours Windows, Linux and Mac
- Microsoft fortifies its commitment to Open Source by becoming a Platinum member for Linux Foundation
- Build, deploy and support Azure deployments from Ubuntu and Mac. I will cover the Ubuntu steps in this post.
- SQL Server on Linux . Will cover this in a post shortly.
Just another day in Always on Availability world, the cluster members decide to revolt. Revolt was stamped at its infancy but not without its consequences. One of them was that my Storage Pools were in a state of Headlessness! Reattaching my disks via GUI proved to be unsuccessful as the disks disappeared post a reboot. (more…)
Last week I had the chance to present at two events held in Auckland. TechEd 2014 New Zealand and the Auckland Code Camp. The 3 sessions that I presented focused on Azure and SharePoint 2013 in general. During both the events, I had the opportunity to engage with a wide variety of audiences and was able to get some good discussions around Azure and how a SharePoint 2013 workload fits within the cloud architecture. (more…)
A quick glance at this page here Formal Reading for AAG is always a good start. This post would cover some of the more technical aspects involved. To begin with setting up the Windows Failover Cluster would be the initial task to be completed. (more…)
As part of an Always On Availability Group for SQL 2012 that was being built for a SharePoint 2013, the following error was occurring when trying to create a Windows Failover Cluster : (more…)
If you have recently upgraded your SharePoint 2010 Farm , you would notice the following Health Analyzer Warning :
Within Central Admin Under Upgrad and Migration you would find the following messages.
If you have a farm of Web Front Ends and Application Servers , Start the configuration Wizard on your primary Application server and it will stop and wait for you to finish the same task on the other servers in the farm. Complete it and then come back to your primary App server to finish the upgrade process. A Reboot of the farm is also recommended.