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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

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Backup & Storage

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Amazon Web Services

Google Moves Toward the Hybrid Cloud

Anthos is definitely about modernization. While it may take Google some time to gain enterprise traction I think this move clearly shows that seamless hybrid cloud and multi-cloud connectivity is the wave of the future.

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Backup & Storage

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Cloud Computing

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May 8, 2019

Backup & Storage

Leveraging Virtualization for Improved Availability and Disaster Recovery

While there’s no doubt that the use of the cloud and containers are rapidly growing, the reality is that server virtualization is and will remain the core technology for running the vast majority of enterprise applications in the foreseeable future.

Apr 29, 2019

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