by Brandon Knitter | Technical Consultant at Taos The software industry has seen a lot of change over the past many years. There was the mainframe. At some point we moved to client-server. The web gave birth to the three-tier architecture. Eventually there was SOA, and CORBA reared it’s head like a dyslexic snake. There […]
Why does Windows Server 2012r2, 2012, 2008r2 or 2008 have a very large System Volume Information after you have successfully performed the SystemState backup using wbadmin locally? You might have experienced that there are very large system files on the “\System Volume Information” folder once you have successfully configured and performed the daily System State backup using wbadmin on the local machine. If so, you might easily run out of disk space unless you follow these steps.
Why doesn’t my server boot as fast as my iPad? I like my iPad-mini not just because I can take it anywhere, but because I don’t have to wait very long for it to boot. A simple test revealed that my iPad-mini boots in about 30 seconds. If the iPad is in a sleep state, which is essentially a power-save mode, then in one press of the button it’s awake and ready for use. Most servers also have a sleep mode, aka power save mode, but it’s usually disabled, as it’s been known to cause problems in production environments. In general, a server needs to be readily available 100% of the time.