Getting Started with Amazon WorkSpaces Streaming Protocol (WSP) Beta

A Bevy of AWS Announcements!! AWS re:Invent is next week….it’s almost hard to believe I’ll be leaving in just a few days. What’s been equality hard to believe is the speed of announcements about new features/services coming from AWS just this week, including but certainly not limited to: • Amazon Athena adds support for running … Continue reading Getting Started with Amazon WorkSpaces Streaming Protocol (WSP) Beta

Quick Hit #2 – The One with AWS WorkSpaces and WorkDocs

Just a couple tidbits regarding AWS WorkSpaces and WorkDocs... An Error Restoring An Unhealthy WorkSpace when using PowerShell for AWS In an effort to reduce the workload of your IT support staff and provide end users more control over their experience, AWS WorkSpaces provides some self-service WorkSpace management capabilities including the following: Increase the personal … Continue reading Quick Hit #2 – The One with AWS WorkSpaces and WorkDocs

Replacing Traditional File Shares…A High-Level Introduction to AWS WorkDocs

The Ever-Increasing Remote Workforce By all accounts, the number of remote/work-at-home employees is increasing.  The third article seen within the Additional Resources heading at the bottom of this post stats that the remote workforce has increased by 159% since 2005.  It also states that up to 90% of the US workforce would like to work … Continue reading Replacing Traditional File Shares…A High-Level Introduction to AWS WorkDocs

Quick Hit – View Composer Install Exits with Code 1603

Recently I was tasked with migrating View Composer from one VM to another.  Typically, this is a fairly straightforward task, but on this day the installation of View Composer on the new server failed/rolled back almost as soon as I clicked the Install button. When doing a quick Event Viewer search, I saw an event … Continue reading Quick Hit – View Composer Install Exits with Code 1603

New Release – Veeam/N2WS Backup and Recovery 2.6

Just last week, Veeam/N2WS released version 2.6 of their easy to use, yet powerful AWS backup and recovery tool. And in keeping with previous releases and N2WS' unrelenting customer-driven approach, the 2.6 release incorporates several enhancements requested and championed by Veeam/N2WS customers. New Features in N2WS Backup and Recovery 2.6 Backup and Recovery for Amazon … Continue reading New Release – Veeam/N2WS Backup and Recovery 2.6

“The network guy, the network guy wants to manage firewalls all day.”…An Introduction to NRE Labs

While attending a training class last week, I mused aloud, "Who wants to manage firewalls all day?"  Though I wasn't necessarily wanting or expecting an answer, I heard one of the instructors say, "The network guy...the network guy wants to manage firewalls all day."  I wanted to object, I really did but the instructor was … Continue reading “The network guy, the network guy wants to manage firewalls all day.”…An Introduction to NRE Labs