What is a NAS?

Network-Attached Storage can be Convenient for Home and Business What is a NAS?  NAS stands for Networked-Attached Storage.  This is a networked device used for storing and serving files on a computer network.  NAS devices can be connected to a network, providing storage space for files, folders and other data.  They allow for easy file

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What Is Software Defined Storage?

What is software-defined storage (SDS)?  Software-defined storage is a computer application that allows for the easy management of data storage in virtualized environments.  Unlike more traditional data storage options, software-defined storage is independent of physical hardware.  Therefore, it provides many advantages over traditional storage solutions. Traditional storage, such as network attached storage (NAS) or storage

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What is a Hypervisor?

What is a hypervisor?  The hypervisor is the foundation upon which virtualization runs.  It’s a computer system that allows virtual machines to run on physical machines.  It allows for the creation, management and use of guest machines inside the host operating system.  The guest machines share the resources of the host hardware for compute, power,

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How To Change Domain User Passwords in Active Directory

Password issues in Windows Domain environments are very common.  Often, precious time is wasted waiting for a password reset.  Since these problems are so ubiquitous, it can be very beneficial to have someone on staff that knows how to change domain user passwords in Active Directory.  So, next time someone’s password expires, instead of making

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How to Install Print Services in Windows Server 2012 r2

This article will teach you how to install print services in Windows Server 2012 r2.  Installing a print server on your Windows Server 2012 r2 device will allow it to act as a print server.  A print server manages all the printers on a given computer network.  Here are some of the key benefits of

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How To Remove Windows 10 Built-In Apps Using PowerShell

Built-In Windows 10 Apps Cause Frustration Windows 10 includes a number of built-in, mostly useless and unwanted apps by default.  While this might be convenient and fun with a home operating system, the inclusion of apps such as Candy Crush and Xbox in Windows 10 Pro seems out of place.  Given how difficult it can

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