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There are 4 cmdlets for working with the history in a PowerShell session:
Add-History – adds an entry to the history
Clear-History – clears the history
Get-History -enables you see the current history
Invoke-History – enables you to run a line in your history
Get-History is the one I …READ MORE
Vendors form an essential part of our team that strives to excel in our organizations and vendors play a prominent role in the implementation of our IT plans. The vendors include those who supply and install hardware, those who put in our networks, develop software, help implement application system…READ MORE
Organizations of all stripes are feeling the impact of mounting risk. In the past few weeks alone: Wall Street’s big banks reacted to a changing regulatory landscape; a new survey found that many companies do not have an adequate enterprise risk management strategy; and chief information security of…READ MORE
When people talk about “going to the cloud,” it’s often viewed within the context of what it means for an organization in terms of workflow and costs. Anjoy Willy, a director at business transformation product provider Trace3, sees the cloud in a different light. “This is really a push for much grea…READ MORE
Employees are streaming more video at work and it’s not just cat videos on YouTube. Enterprise video content management is the latest service to emerge in the UC market as interest in enterprise video streaming grows. What exactly is video content management? Any software, appliances or software as …READ MORE
Data management is back on the agenda, finally with a big data flavor.
I’d like to think that Teradata was driven by my blog of 10 July, “So, how do you eat a Hadoop Elephant?” in the acquisitions announced today of Hadapt and, of more interest here, Revelytix. Of course, I do know that the…READ MORE
TechEd is dead. Long live Microsoft Unified Technology Event for Enterprise.
Mark your calendars: Microsoft set the date and location for the new conference, which will take place on May 4, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.
The conference will encompass the content of TechEd and Microsoft Management …READ MORE
As VMworld 2014 approaches, rumors about new VMware products and feature updates are swirling. In this podcast, we talk with Christian Mohn about Marvin rumors and about what we’re expecting to see at VMworld 2014….READ MORE
Gordon E. Moore, co-founder of Intel, noticed that over the course of tech history, compute power doubled every two years. Later coined as “Moore’s law,” his observation was meant to predict the general upward trend of processor speeds. Over the past few years, however, new content outlets — …READ MORE
With Black Hat’s conference in Singapore coming up next month, I found myself chatting with independent security researcher Nitesh Dhanjani, who’ll be giving a presentation at the March 25-28 event. We talked mostly about some things he’d learned about the Philips hue lightbulb system. These LED bul…READ MORE
Amazon’s third quarter earnings disappointed almost everyone, and the fact that there were so many different views about just what was disappointing makes it all the more challenging to analyze. Many said the profit picture was the problem; Amazon’s margins have been thin historically, and the…READ MORE
At Storage Switzerland we get regular briefings from storage vendors releasing new products and updates to existing technologies. Last week we spoke with the LTO Consortium, which has released its latest generation, 6, of the venerable Linear Tape Open standard.
From its beginnings as an alternat…READ MORE
During my early days of web development, I quickly learned not all web browsers rendered the same output. Internet Explorer almost never rendered the same output as other browsers. Firefox offered speed, stability, and development tools. Internet Explorer offered many extra hours of work and headach…READ MORE
Learn to convert cross tab data into tabular data to which we can apply PivotTables,
Filters, and Sorts.
A Common Problem
The bottom table at right is an example Cross tab table. It looks great and is easy to add data to when small. But even when small, try summingTerritory sales from it….READ MORE
Small and midsized businesses are the targets of new Office 365 plans Microsoft will begin offering later this year.
Just two weeks after Microsoft released a new roadmap with details about its plans for its Office 365 business, the company said it will deliver three new Office 365 plans for SMBs…READ MORE
The IT team never really gets a break — it’s the first week of July and everyone else is taking a long weekend, but you’re on call, minding the beeps and flashes of some uncaring, disinterested servers. While the storage array quietly dedupes its backups, take a little downtime with data center com…READ MORE
What does this sentence mean?
When the hapless contestant is fired at the end of Apprentice, it is usually because he has failed as a project manager. Does hapless mean:
Hapless means unlucky, …READ MORE
Recently Cisco increased the exam costs for various certification exams. The details can be found in the below table.
Now CCIE written exam will $ 400 each whereas the lab will cost $1600 per attempt. In past the CCIE written exam was priced at $ 350 and the lab was priced at $ 1500. From now…READ MORE
SAP and its CEO, Bill McDermott, made a big point of saying at this year’s Sapphire Now conference that the “new” SAP is focused on making enterprise software as simple as possible for customers, citing free Fiori apps and the new SAP Simple Finance applications as examples.
In a new blog post,…READ MORE
This quote reportedly attributed to Leonardo da Vinci actually tells us a lot more about the amount of effort involved in delivering a simple experience to users than we probably realise.
In fact simple interactions, particularly with systems can rapidly become complex in their nature quite simpl…READ MORE