Category Archives: Evaluation

My Update Windows 7 to Windows 10

The late Steve Jobs had a reputation for telling people exactly what was on his mind when working with an Apple product in development. I think the phrase was “This is crap!” or words to that effect. I just went … Continue reading

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Test Drive Veeam Endpoint Backup (Beta) – Update

Veeam recently published the Veeam Endpoint Backup Release Candidate (RC). I found out about it while browsing through the Forums. Here’s the link to the post: http://forums.veeam.com/veeam-endpoint-backup-f33/veeam-endpoint-backup-free-rc-t26694.html. It contains a list of new features and fixes. The bits are located here: http://www.veeam.com/download_add_packs/vmware-esx-backup/ep1_rc/. … Continue reading

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Test drive Veeam Endpoint Backup (Beta)

Veeam recently announced an additional backup product to compliment their Availability Suite V8 solution. It’s called Veeam Endpoint Backup (VEB). As of this writing it is Beta Release. VEB is a standalone backup solution for physical computers.

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Veeam Replication-Failover-Failback

Replication is the process of copying a VM from a source host to a target host which may be a redundant host in the same site or more often than not to a Disaster Recover (DR) site. Veeam creates an … Continue reading

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Windows 8.1 Upgrade – again

This is my second attempt at upgrading my Windows 7 Ultimate OS to Windows 8.1. Why Windows 8.1? It’s usable or so I’m led to believe after working on Windows Server 2012 R2. They’re the same right? Well, at least … Continue reading

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My Windows 8.1 Upgrade

No pictures – just a story. I want to relate my personal experiences trying to upgrade my vintage Dell Inspiron 8600 laptop with 2GB RAM, a 1.5GHZ CPU, and a 100GB 5400rpm disk drive running Windows 7 to Windows 8.1. Full … Continue reading

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Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 SP1

For the longest time, here at the lab, we didn’t seem to find a need to install a copy of Windows Server 2008 R2. At last a project came our way that piques our interest. My previous experience with Windows … Continue reading

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Evaluation – Part 3

Previous posts in the series covered Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Server and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Outlook Client installation. This post will explore some of the basic CRM Functionality provided by the new application.

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Evaluation – Part 2

This post in the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Evaluation series is a follow-up to the earlier post that covered the prerequisites to and the installation of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Server. In this L7TG lab exercise, we’ll concentrate on the … Continue reading

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Evaluation – Part 1

Level 7 Tech Group has taken up the challenge of evaluating an on-premise deployment of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011. The evaluation will consist of three parts: Server and client installation and a Functional evaluation of the product and user interface. … Continue reading

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