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Michael Otey is president of TECA, a technical content production, consulting and software development company in Portland, Ore. Michael is a former SQL Server MVP and was Senior Technical Director for Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Pro. He covers the topics of SQL Server, Windows Server, Hyper-V, Azure, System Center Virtual Machine Manager, VMware vSphere, PowerShell and .NET development. Michael has written hundreds of technical articles and performed numerous hardware and software product reviews. He does frequent webcasts, is a presenter at IT/Dev Connections and other technical conferences and has written several books on SQL Server and .NET development.


Amazon Web Services

Amazon Announces AWS Timestream

First announced back in November 2018, this past September 30th,  2020 Amazon announced that AWS Timestream was generally available.

Oct 9, 2020


VMworld 2020 – Announcements

Like the VMWorld conferences in the past few years, VMworld 2020 was kicked off with a keynote by VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger. Unlike past conferences, this year’s VMworld is entirely virtual.

Oct 5, 2020

Amazon Web Services

Should you Consider Backup-as-a-Service?

Instead of performing your backup with your centralized on-premises IT infrastructure, BaaS connects your protected systems to a public cloud managed by the cloud provider or MSP.

Aug 14, 2020

Amazon Web Services

Amazon Releases Porting Assistant for .NET Core

Amazon has released their new Porting Assistant for .NET that’s designed to port Windows-specific .NET Framework code to the new cross-platform .NET Core.

Aug 10, 2020

Anti-Spam Solutions

Sponsored: Protecting your Domain and Users from Phishing Attacks

Protecting your brand and your employees from phishing attacks is a critical first step to keeping your environment secure.

Jul 27, 2020

Backup & Storage

Key Features for Disaster Recovery-As-A-Service (DRaaS)

DRaaS has steadily become a more popular option to protect your critical services and applications. A Gartner survey in 2019 showed that businesses are now protecting an average of 255 virtualized x86 instances.

Jul 24, 2020

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