IT/Dev 2014 Higlights
Here are my highlights from IT/Dev last week…
Kent and Johan's PreCon on ConfigMgr: Touched on a number of handy tips and tricks. Links to all the goodies at located here. http://blog.coretech.dk/kea/links-from-the-configmgr-2012-r2-precon-itdev-connections/
CM Database still one file?: Ah poo, I setup my SQL database and it has all the data in one file. Now what? John Nelson has a blog post on correcting this and distributing your data into 4 files. http://myitforum.com/myitforumwp/2011/11/03/sql-for-smsconfigmgr-tip-distribute-data-evenly-from-1-sql-file-to-multiple-sql-files/
WSUS DB Cleanup: Kent covered the value of keeping the SUSDB clean for optimal query performance and minimal client data download when syncing the update catalog to the client. http://blog.coretech.dk/kea/house-of-cardsthe-configmgr-software-update-point-and-wsus/
Optimize Those Databases: Steve Thompson discussed common pitfalls of the database maintenance tasks for CM. Bottom line, don't trust the built in process. More on his blog post here,
Microsoft One: Mary Jo Foley discussed Microsoft's current business strategies. On premise, clouds, AD, phone, .Net, and many others were discussed along with questions from the audience. Follow her perspectives here: http://www.zdnet.com/blog/microsoft/.
Mimikatz: How secure are your windows systems? Try Mimikatz to understand what the bad guys can see when they get in by using this tool to help you identify security gaps: https://github.com/gentilkiwi/mimikatz
SQL Query Superstardom for Beginners: A fantastic introduction to the do's and don'ts for the 'accidental' DBAs that we can me have become as System Center admins. What is sargable anyway? (There is also a great presentation on indexing strategies) Find out here. http://thesqlagentman.com/presentationfiles/
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