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How to create an LVM partition

cyburdine/ December 23, 2017/ Uncategorized

Below is a quick cheatsheet that shows how to quickly create an LVM partition. fdisk /dev/sdb create a new partition (n) change the partition type to be Linux LVM (t 8e) write changes (w) pvcreate /dev/sdbX vgcreate vg /dev/sdbX lvcreate -l +100%FREE -n opt vg mkfs.xfs /dev/vg/opt

How to setup Active Directory on Windows 2008 R2

cyburdine/ January 31, 2017/ Uncategorized

This article provides prerequisites and steps for installing Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) on servers running Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise 64-bit. This article does not provide instructions for adding a Domain Controller (DC) to an already existing Active Directory Forest infrastructure. Prepare for AD DS Before you install AD DS on a server running Windows Server 2008

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How Double-Take Works

cyburdine/ February 10, 2015/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

How It Works Double-Take Availability is a software offering from Vision Solutions.  While it enables you to do quite a few things from an IT operational perspective, like disaster recovery and automatic failover, etc, we primarily use it to migrate both physical (P2V) and virtual (V2V) servers.  It offers a way to provide my clients with minimal downtime while making

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iPhone Video Routing Switch Controller

cyburdine/ February 6, 2015/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Recently I was asked to build an interface mechanism to make it easy to control a newly purchased video routing switcher. After a bit of tinkering in the lab I was able to come up with something fun, I present to you an iphone based video switcher. Attached is a video of the finished product which is an iphone web

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Video Multiviewers – DIY

cyburdine/ January 31, 2015/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

I ran across a really cool video a while back that showed a live production coupled with the director’s talkback. The video was very cool, but I was once again reminded of how much I love video multiviewers. I’ve built a few video production rooms in my time, but I’ve never had the good fortune of convincing anyone to buy

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