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Windows Server 2012 R2 – Dedup-orama

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It seems that just about everybody is doing deduplication these days, and rightly so. Storage is expensive and we all need to get more out of less. I’ve used various vendor dedup implementations over the years and generally had good success with them (EMC, Commvault, Dell, DataDomain) but since Microsoft announced dedup in the first release of Server 2012 I… Read more »

How old is your Active Directory Forest ?

Curiosity got the better of me today and I decided I wanted to find out the exact date of when our Active Directory Forest was first installed. It would have to have been waaaay before my time at the company and would obviously have gone through many schema updates and functional level upgrades as DC’s were added and upgraded. The… Read more »