7 Reasons Why Migrating Off SQL 2005 is a Good Idea

While end of support for SQL Server 2005 SP4 came on April 12th 2011, end of extended support for SQL Server 2005 happens on 12 April 2016. That means no help and no more hotfixes from Microsoft in regards to any data still living in SQL 2005 databases. Further details in regards to this can…

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What You Should Consider When Upgrading to SQL Server 2014

Support for SQL Server 2005 comes to an end April 12 2016. Organizations should now start planning to upgrade their databases to SQL Server 2014. While it is SQL 2005 that is retiring, the reality is, there are still SQL Server 2000 databases that are still operational even though they have not been supported by Microsoft since 2013. In fact,…


Step-By-Step: Building a System Center Virtual Machine Manager Lab - Part 1

Curiosity has gotten the best of me recently and this time around System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) has peaked my interest.  The following is a quick overview of what has been created thus far: Prerequisites A physical server with at minimum 8 (prefer 16) GBs of RAM.  This is above the minimum system requirements but…


Step-By-Step: Building A System Center Virtual Machine Manager Lab Part 1

*This post was authored by Garth Gorling. Correction of author is forthcoming Virtualization, and more specifically Hyper-V , is awesome.  While I am knowledgeable about Hyper-V, I'm always interested in learning more.  I'm interested in having separate, isolated networks.  I want users to be able to create VMS in one IP space but not another. …

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Étape par Étape: Déploiment des Lync Services de Surveillances

Des modifications importantes ont été apportées à l’infrastructure de surveillance de Microsoft Lync Server 2013, à commencer par la suppression du rôle Serveur de surveillance qui est intégrer directement sur les Front-ends. Lync Server 2013 vous permet de surveiller deux différents types de données : les données d’enregistrement des détails des appels (CDR) et les…


Step-By-Step: Deploying Lync Server 2013 Monitoring

Recently, significant changes have come to the Microsoft Lync Server 2013 surveillance infrastructure. Starting with the removal of the monitoring server role that is directly integrate on the frontends. Lync Server 2013 allows you to monitor two different types of data: the data for registration of the details of the calls (CDR) and quality of…


Step-By-Step: Creating a SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Group

One of the most talked about (and now frequently requested) feature in SQL Server 2012 is AlwaysOn Availability Groups. It brings SQL Server high availability and disaster recovery to a whole new level by allowing multiple copies of the database be highly available and potentially using them for read-only workloads and offloading management tasks such…


Further Innovations Defined in Windows Server 2012 R2

In numerous previous posts we at CANITPRO.NET have covered many facets of the upcoming new Windows Server 2012 R2 release.  From people centric innovation to enhancement in virtualization capabilities, Windows Server 2012 R2 will be a great addition to Microsoft’s vast ecosystem.  Recently, Microsoft’s Server and Cloud platform team made announcements of additional functionality that will be made available…

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TechEd North America 2013: Expand Your Network & Earn Certification

TechEd is Microsoft’s leading IT Professionals and Enterprise Developers technical conference being hosted on June 3rd -6th in New Orleans, LA. Those who have attended TechEd in the past have always found it rewarding in the aspect of professional development and industry networking.  Those who have yet to attend or are on the fence in deciding to attend, here’s…


Windows 8 & System Center 2012 SP1 - The Complete Solution

  It has been an exciting couple of weeks delivering the Windows Server 2012 camp alongside Mitch Garvis and during our recent stop in Winnipeg many questions were asked of us in regards to System Center 2102. Many questions pertained to even management and deployment of Windows 8 utilizing System Center 2012 Configuration Manager as well.  As per their request, and…

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