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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.


Backup & Storage

The Basic Tasks For A Solid Disaster Recovery Plan

There are two critical components of all disaster recovery (DR) plans: backup and recovery. Backup lays the foundation of all DR plans and the recovery aspect determines how quickly your operation can be restored to nominal activity.

Aug 19, 2019

Amazon Web Services

VMware Expands the Hybrid Cloud to Google

This past July 2019, VMware added Google to their list of hybrid cloud partners that enable you to run vSphere Cloud Foundation in the public cloud. VMware has previously announced similar partnerships with Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure.

Aug 7, 2019

Backup & Storage

Ensuring Disaster Recoverability for Your Legacy SQL Server 2008/R2

Protecting core infrastructure components like SQL Server is certainly one of the database professional first priorities. However, for those businesses still running SQL Server 2008/R2, that’s become a problem.

Jul 22, 2019

Amazon Web Services

What You Need to Know About the Edge

We hear 'edge' a lot, from browsers to data centers but here is what you need to know about edge computing.

Jul 10, 2019

Backup & Storage

When it Comes to Ransomware, Air Gaps Are The Best Defense

Ransomware attacks are on the rise and as many cities have recently learned, if you don't have an air-gapped backup, you may not be protected.

Jun 24, 2019

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.

Jun 12, 2019

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