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Phoenix Area #Office365 User Group

One of my Catapult Colleagues, Eric Skaggs (@skaggej) is starting up an Office 365 User group for the Phoenix, AZ area. I would appreciate anyone in the Phoenix area to check out the group. The first meeting is scheduled for August 28th at the Catapult Phoenix Office (5555 E Van Buren Suite 100, Phoenix, AZ… for the #Office365 IUG

I have setup a site for the Office 365 International User Group, Please visit the site and join the group to be made available about upcoming meetings and information. This is just another way I am working to grow and expand the User Group!

Azure AD Connect for #Office365

Today Microsoft announced a new tool to help with integrating on-premises identities with Azure AD, Azure AD Connect. This tool is a way to get up and running with on-premises AD synchronization with Azure AD quickly. The tool will download and install pre-reqs like .Net Framework, Azure AD PowerShell Modules and Online Services Sign-in Assistant;…

Simple Disk Performance Testing

I came across an excellent blog article on disk performance testing: It walked through using SQLIO to test disk performance. Basically, you just modify the param.txt file like this: D:\testfile.dat 2 0x0 20480   (Where 20480 is a 20gigabyte file that will get created on the D:\ drive) Then you can do a quick 10…