Fragment and Social Distance Drives

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Microsoft should have updated its Defragment and Optimize Drives tool to do the inverse by maintaining at least six-bits of separation from neighboring data. It says “You can fragment your drives to help your data maintain a safe social distance (at least a six-bits of separation). Only drives on or connected […]

How to use Google Fi data SIM on a Verizon Jetpack MiFi

Google Fi is an MVNO telecommunications service that provides telephone calls, SMS, and mobile broadband using cellular networks operated by Sprint, T-Mobile, and others. Fi has easy-to-understand pricing, can be paused or canceled without penalty, allows up to 9 additional data-only SIM cards to share the same plan, and charges only for the data consumed. […]

PowerShell Functions to Get Logged On User and Logoff Logged On User

Two helpful PowerShell functions to help you check who is logged on remotely and to remotely log them off. Remotely Get a Logged On User This Get-LoggedOnUser will use Get-WmiObject to tell you who is logged on to a remote computer. You may use a comma-delimited list of computer names. Function: 1 2 3 4 […]

Upcoming Pure Storage User Group Meeting April 20 at The District Tap

The next Indianapolis Pure Storage User Group will be held on April 20 between 4 pm and 7 pm at The District Tap (3720 E 82nd St, Indianapolis, IN 46240). Cody Hosterman, a solution architect for Pure Storage, will talk about data reduction techniques for their storage array. Come learn how to reclaim some of […]

Non-disruptive upgrades to Pure Storage array are liberating

I’m a happy Pure Storage customer. Yesterday, they released a press release that featured some of my opinions about their all-flash storage array. Healthcare Providers Tap All-Flash from Pure Storage to be More Innovative and Enhance Care Experience “Performing a non-disruptive upgrade of our Pure Storage flash array on a Tuesday morning was liberating,” said […]