Centralized logging hosted in Docker

28 Jan 2017
Ryan Ververs-Bijkerk

Proper logging helps to understand a problem with your software, especially during the development of a new product. I’m currently working on a new project where multiple microservices are hosted in separate Docker containers. In this scenario, ce...

How can there be a DevOps engineer?

29 Dec 2016
Ryan Ververs-Bijkerk

How can there be a DevOps engineer? I often see vacancies with the job title DevOps engineer and always think, this makes no sense. DevOps is all about collaboration between two different expertises. In this blog post, I want to share the history ...

Hands-on: Microsoft Bot Framework with LUIS

29 Nov 2016
Ryan Ververs-Bijkerk

This year during the Microsoft Build event Microsoft has released the Bot Framework. The Bot Framework is a default template that allows you to create your own bot. But what is a bot and how does it work? The possibilities are endless and it can c...

15% user density impact with Windows Server 2016

13 Oct 2016
Ryan Ververs-Bijkerk

Microsoft has released Windows Server 2016 on the 12th of October 2016. This means enterprises will look into upgrading their Remote Desktop environments. When updating an existing Remote Desktop Services (RDS) environment it is important to fully...

No HTML5 videos on Windows Server 2016 RDSH

28 Sep 2016
Ryan Ververs-Bijkerk

Microsoft has released a technical evaluation version of Windows Server 2016 on the 26th of September 2016. This is the version of Windows Server 2016 which is going to be generally available mid-October this year. To get an idea of the scalabilit...

MDT Storage Driver not found on VMware

20 Sep 2016
Ryan Ververs-Bijkerk

When 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 (...

Agile methodology in Enterprise IT

25 Aug 2016
Ryan Ververs-Bijkerk

Agile 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 aro...

Change VMware vGPU settings with PowerShell

29 Jul 2016
Ryan Ververs-Bijkerk

Within 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 ...

Windows Container download issues

06 Jun 2016
Ryan Ververs-Bijkerk

As 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 ...

Hands-on: Windows Containers powered by Docker

10 May 2016
Ryan Ververs-Bijkerk

Efficient 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? Microso...


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