Michael Otey Contributor

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’s AWS Summit - US and Canada 2020

This past May, 2020 Amazon presented their AWS Summit –...

Jun 1, 2020

Amazon Web Services

Taking Advantage of Free AWS Training

If you want to maximize your skills while sitting at home, Amazon has free options available.

Apr 16, 2020

Amazon Web Services

AWS Previews Streamlined Container OS

Amazon has just released the preview version of its new container optimized OS

Apr 13, 2020

Backup & Storage

What’s Different about Backup to the Cloud?

A lot of businesses have begun to incorporate the cloud into their backup processes and most businesses that haven’t done so yet are looking into the process. Using the cloud as a backup target has a lot of advantages; Cloud services have matured and provide extremely high levels of availability.

Mar 23, 2020

Amazon Web Services

VMware Embraces Kubernetes for App Modernization

Like many businesses today, VMware has embraced Kubernetes as a path forward to rearchitect modern apps and extend infrastructure and app management across the data center, edge and cloud.

Mar 12, 2020

Backup & Storage

The Difference between Backup and Disaster Recovery

While they definitely work together to provide data protection, backup and disaster recovery (DR) are not the same thing. A number of people, especially in smaller and medium-sized businesses, mistakenly think that just doing backups is enough to cover their DR requirements.

Mar 4, 2020

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