MDT Storage Driver not found on VMware

ref-imageWhen a reference image is up to date with the latest Windows updates, the deployment time will decrease tremendously. Trond Eirik Haavarstein has written an excellent blog post on how to create a reference image with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT). During my deployment in a VMware environment, I encountered the following error: “Disk(0) was not found. Unable to continue. Possible cause: Missing storage drivers”. In this blog post, I share how to solve this error message. Continue reading

Agile methodology in Enterprise IT

new-york-enterprise-agileAgile is common within software development but not often used in Enterprise IT. But Agile is as much applicable on Enterprise IT as software development. The definition of Agile is “quick and well-coordinated in movement”. Adapting to changes around you, which in Enterprise IT can be a hassle. This blog post will take a closer look at the Agile manifesto and how it can be translated to the Enterprise IT.

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Change VMware vGPU settings with PowerShell

nvidia-logoWithin larger organizations, centralized desktop with graphical performance is becoming a common use case. When building these of environments performance testing is crucial to get optimal user experience. During testing, it can occur you have to change the vGPU settings. Within this blog post, I will share a script that helps you change GPU profiles for multiple machines.
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Windows Container download issues

docker-windows-logoAs mentioned in my previous blog post my first attempt installing and configuring Windows Containers was not very successful. I experienced download issues of various Windows Container components and received messages like “Unable to download the list of available providers” or “Bits Transfers failed”. This blog post will explain more about the root cause and how to solve these issue so you can start using Windows Containers.

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Hands-on: Windows Containers powered by Docker

docker-windows-logoEfficient use of computing resources can reduce a cost of hardware and maintenance within organizations. Back in the day virtualization made a big difference but is the containers technology going to make the same difference in the market? Microsoft is adopting the container technology and this blog post is going to take a closer look at Windows Containers which is powered by Docker.

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