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MS SQL Server for IoT

While running my home IoT system, based on HomeAssistant and Node-RED on the docker containers, I have decided to try to implement MSSQL docker based solution as a back-end database for HomeAssistant. As my host is running Debian Linux, I… Continue Reading →

Azure Backup and Azure Policies

Azure Policy  is a service in Azure that used to create, assign and, manage policy definitions. Policy definitions enforce different rules and actions over resources, so those resources stay compliant with corporate standards and service level agreements. Azure Policy runs… Continue Reading →

Azure Log Analytics / Azure MySQL PaaS Queries

Azure Database for MySQL Azure Database for MySQL provides fully managed, enterprise-ready community MySQL database as a service. Like with any PaaS solution you may find that the ways you used to manage and troubleshoot services within IaaS world may… Continue Reading →

Configure Search Domain for HostName resolution

Are you having hostname resolution issues in the Public Cloud? Then you’ve come to the right place! Hostname resolution will fail on Linux based servers unless you update the the DHCP options manually. Default config; To update this run the… Continue Reading →

Power Shell DSC: Configuration Names or Guids / PUSH or PULL

Configuration Names or Guides For some reasons – this way is covered by Setting up a DSC pull client section, while, in my opinion – it would be useful in both Pull (client is requesting the data from server constantly) and push (you just pushing it… Continue Reading →

DSC Pull Servers – TroubleShooting

DSC Pull Server This is something  you will need for 100% in your environment. Even if someone will told you that you can easily PUSH the configurations when you need and you should not be bothered… ask them very simple… Continue Reading →

PowerShell tools or why Steroids not only for BodyBuilders!

PowerShell tools or why Steroids not only for BodyBuilders! Once you will fall in love with PowerShell, for me it mean you will really start writing scripts on daily basis, you will quickly understand that just PowerShell ISE or a NotePad… Continue Reading →

Power Shell DSC – Magic for everyone! v.02 Configuration and Configuration Data!

Configuration and Configuration Data! Let’s take a look! As I have mentioned in the previous post  – we need to describe what we want! HOW? Where? What to start from? That what I was trying to understand when have decided to… Continue Reading →

PowerShell DSC – Magic for everyone! v.01

People that are coming from Linux Environment would be already familiar  with such tools like Puppet, Chef and etc, bu those who has come from poor Windows environment, especially System Administrators / Engineers / BAU people – probably would  think… Continue Reading →

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