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Analyzing Exchange Transaction Log Generation Statistics

<b>Update 1/31/2017:</b> Please see the updated version of this post that explains a significant update to this script.<p>Overview<p>When designing a site …

McAfee research shows sharp rise in malware signed with legitimate digital certificates

Las Vegas -- McAfee research indicates that a steep rise in the amount of malware signed with legitimate digital certificates -- not forged or stolen …

7 sneak attacks used by today's most devious hackers

The most interesting bait-and-switch attacks I've seen as of late involve bad guys who create "free" content that can be downloaded and used by …

451 Research Summit: Enterprises Competing With Digital Infrastructure & Cloud Computing

Enterprises are defining their own cloud strategies, their own way, ignoring vendor hype and requiring metrics that reflect security (61%), mean-time-to-recover from outages (57%), number of data center outages (51%).<p>This and many insights were gained from attending the 451 Research Hosting and …

5 Ways to Take Your Leadership From Good to Great

Anyone can become a better leader -- anytime, anyplace. Here's how.<p>As a leader, you have the opportunity to directly and positively influence the success of not just your organization, but also the people who work for you. One of the hallmarks of successful leaders is that they are genuinely …

Employment

Six Ways to Grow Your Job

In today’s resource-constrained environment, many of us are delivering 120% on the current demands of our job—but devoting little time to developing ourselves further or positioning ourselves for a future move. As one of my executive MBA students recently told me, “I know that I have to carve out …

Password Protect Your Devices

Choosing not to password protect your devices is the digital equivalent of leaving your home or car unlocked. If you're lucky, no one will take advantage of the access. Or maybe the contents will be ravaged and your favorite speakers and/or secrets stolen.

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Richard Dawkins: 'I don't think I am strident or aggressive'

Richard Dawkins,Evolution,Autobiography and memoir,Culture,Douglas Adams,Peter Kay,Ayaan Hirsi Ali,Christopher Hitchens,Books,Charles Darwin<p>Richard Dawkins is outspoken in denouncing religion. But what really drives him, he says, is the wonder, and truth, of Darwinism<p>On the top floor of Random …

GIR Bacon Spatula

It’s not everyday that a spatula changes your life. Okay, the GIR Spatula didn’t really change our lives, but it is without a doubt the best spatula …

Advanced Tools and Scripting with PowerShell 3.0

Join our next Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) Jump Start free online training event on August 1, featuring Microsoft’s Jeffrey Snover, Distinguished …

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Service Management Automation Runbook Spotlight: Virtual Machine Startup by Priority part 1

Microsoft’s Charles Joy just posted part 1 of his 2 part series that contains SMA/PSv3 workflow examples on virtual machine startup by priority. This …

How Disney built a giant cloud by bolting two together

Disney is supposed to be a magic place. In its movies, people end up getting along.<p>But when Disney sought recently to build out its cloud infrastructure, it was faced with being the bad guy: Choosing one technology vendor over the other.<p>The market for cloud infrastructure is a huge one: Hundreds of …

How to Troubleshoot the Installation of the System Center Operations Manager Agent

The System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) agent can be deployed to Windows computers either via "remote push" from a management server or it can be …

Your Company Is Only as Good as Your Writing

Good writing: Businesses claim to practice it, support it, and value it. But more often than not, their money isn’t where their mouth is. Poor grammar and jargon-riddled writing are rampant. We’re great at inventing terms — the instruction manual for my toaster refers to the lever that pops up the …