Iain's World

My world of clustering, virtualization and now powershell.

Iain's World

  • Custom PowerShell Prompt

    After looking at PowerShell in more detail recently I'd like to share a few tips I've discovered, so here is my first. The default PowerShell prompt is provided as built-in function, but this can be modified easily by including your own function prompt...
  • Windows Server 2008 Failover Clustering Lab

    If you haven't already tried out the Failover Clustering, there is now a great hands on lab available via TechNet. Enjoy! TechNet Virtual Lab: Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Failover Clustering Lab “For the exercises in this lab, you will be responsible...
  • ClusPrep

    Clusprep RTW'd last week: Microsoft Cluster Configuration Validation Wizard (ClusPrep) The Microsoft Cluster Configuration Validation Wizard, a.k.a. "ClusPrep", is a validation tool that does a complete system inventory and runs focused tests on servers...
  • HD DVD

    Interesting talk on HD DVD and Windows Vista by Harry Potter's long lost brother :-)
  • Do you want to cluster SQL Server?

    If you are interested in clustering SQL server, then the following links provide a great place to get started: SQL 2000 SQL Server 2000 Failover Clustering SQL Server 2000 High Availability Series FAQs - SQL Server 2000 - failover clustering SQL Server...
  • Sell Sell Sell?

    Well actually Buy, Sell, Swap... Windows Live Expo is now in public beta: "Expo is more than just your basic buying and selling - there are loads of features which make the process quicker and easier. And now with the move to a pubic beta, there are even...
  • Remote Desktop Connection 6.0 client update

    In case you haven't already heard, RDP 6.0 is available for download. See KB925876 for further details.
  • Reason on Vista

    I've been running Windows Vista now for several months and as a long time user of Propellerhead's Reason software, I was pleased to come across the following compatibility statement. All I need now is some beta drivers for my X-Station... The Props...
  • First post

    Well here is my first blog entry just to get me started. I'm not sure exactly what I'm going to write about yet, but no doubt it will involve my core technology areas of Clustering and Virtualisation, along with the odd bit of music related software....