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Using Protection Groups with VSS...

A common question I get about the Pure Storage Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) provider is; “How can I replicate a VSS snapshot?” Our VSS provider takes FlashProtect snapshots of...

SQL Server Data Warehouse...

The infrastructure that runs your SQL Server 2016 Data Warehouse needs balance with regard to performance. Installing the fastest processors without considering the configuration as a whole, storage,...

Pure Storage Python Toolkit Intro with...

Most of my scripting work here at Pure Storage has mostly been via PowerShell or at times Javascript (for like vRO). But I think it is time to get back into Python especially because of the VMware...

Pure Storage 40,000 Mailbox Resiliency...

Unlike traditional disk based storage solutions where various arrays are designed to address specific customer profiles, FlashArray//m is designed to consolidate multiple data center workloads on a...

Remove the Windows Features You Don’t...

Windows Server comes with a wealth of Roles and Features. In many cases not everyone uses all of the Roles or Features on every server deployed, physical or virtualized. So the question is why keep...

Kicking the Deployment Tires with...

I finally started playing around with Microsoft Nano Server this past week and am quite amazed at the implementation of this new Windows Server deployment option. The potential is incredible and I am...

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