Posted by Vladan Seget on January 26, 2022
Securing VMware ESXi Hosts

You can’t be too close to comfort whenever cybersecurity is involved. Despite ESXi being pretty secure even after out-of-the-box installation, its security can be tightened more. Certain common, baseline hardware elements can be added and several tweaks to ESXi security itself will make all the difference you didn’t know they could.

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Posted by Brandon Lee on January 25, 2022
Kubernetes persistent vs ephemeral storage volumes and their uses

Businesses continue on their journey of moving from monolithic applications to cloud-native micro-services. Kubernetes becomes more common, allowing you to orchestrate and manage containers in an intelligent, easily scalable, and highly available manner. But how does storage work exactly when it comes to containers?

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Posted by Romain Serre on January 20, 2022
Backup M365 with Dell Druva

Dell Druva is among the newer players when it comes to data management as a service. Essentially, Dell Druva is a backup SaaS for other SaaS, such as Microsoft 365, Google Workspace, and Amazon Web Services. Apart from a great GUI and useful features, what’s great is that Druva stores data in AWS, not in Azure.

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Posted by Florent Appointaire on January 19, 2022
Get Azure Key vault values from AKS

Keeping a secret is hard not only for humans but for computer systems, too. When it comes to security, keys, and secrets, there’s a myriad of threats that can target them. Microsoft has recently released a feature that allows getting secrets from Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) into an Azure Key Vault by simply using a driver.

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Posted by Brandon Lee on January 18, 2022
Group Policy vs. Microsoft Intune Configuration Profiles and how to migrate

Remote work isn’t going anywhere. With that in mind, the legacy means of provisioning services and enforcing policies and governance for end-users often fall short of standard in terms of remote workforce. Microsoft Intune Configuration Profiles attempts to provide an alternative for ensuring compliance when it comes to a hybrid work environment.

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Posted by Alex Williams on January 13, 2022
BI Dashboard Best Practices

It is impossible to stay aware of the latest trends and guide your business to the future without collecting and analyzing data. However, it’s not easy to cherry-pick important things from massive information blocks. Luckily, these days you can leave long and tedious reports in the past and move straight to the point with BI Dashboards.

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Posted by Vladan Seget on January 11, 2022
How to secure a small VMware environment

When implementing virtualization into your IT environment, you need first to take care of the security of your virtual and physical infrastructure. In the VMware vSphere environment, the vCenter server appliance (VCSA) is a key management element, so should be as secure as possible.

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Posted by Alex Samoylenko on January 6, 2022
VMware vSphere 7 Security Configuration Guide: 15 Things to Know About

VMware vSphere is one of the most widespread VMware products. No wonder the company takes its security issues seriously. Another update of VMware vSphere 7 Security Configuration Guide will explain how to make your vSphere environment even more protected.

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Posted by Romain Serre on January 4, 2022
Restore M365 items from Rubrik Polaris

Rubrik Polaris is a SaaS platform that centralizes backup management of cloud environments such as Microsoft 365, Azure, AWS, or GCP. You’ve already seen how to backup M356 with Rubrik Polaris. Now it’s time to find out how you restore it.

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Posted by Volodymyr Khrystenko on December 30, 2021
Linux NVMe-oF Initiator and StarWind NVMe-oF Initiator: Performance Comparison Part 2

NVMe is the latest storage novelty that leaves legacy stuff behind. We’ve already proved that both Linux open source and StarWind NVMe-oF Initiator for Windows can deliver 100% of the back-end NVMe performance to the consumer when run over RDMA networks. Time to see how fast they will work over TCP.

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