SharePoint 2013 Distributed Cache 5 Important Items

​I was working with a client today trying to talk about the Distributed Cache in SharePoint 2013 and I found this great article by Sean McDonough (spmcdonough). http://blog.idera.com/sharepoint/the-five-minute-cheat-sheet-on-sharepoint-2013s-distributed-cache-service/ High points: Distributed Cache replaces the older Cache mechanisms in SharePoint 2007 and 2010 and adds some security stuff as well Runs on the AppFabric Cache model…

Operations Manager and SolarWinds: Monitoring Operations Manager with SolarWinds (#SCOM, #SolarWinds)

This is the second of a three part blog series highlighting the integration available between System Center Operations Manager 2012 and SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor. This topic was initially mentioned around the timeframe of the Microsoft Management Summit this year – information is available at: http://myitforum.com/myitforumwp/2013/04/09/monitor-the-monitor-alert-on-operations-manager-health/. I’ve been working with the folks at SolarWinds…

Installing Exchange 2010 SP3 on an Edge Server

I’ve run into multiple issues with this task, so I thought I’d write a post on how to successfully update your Exchange 2010 Edge server to Service Pack 3.  In my scenario, I’m running a single server with the following services: Exchange 2010 SP1 Edge server Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 Forefront Protection for…