The Server (and client) Performance Solution for OMS

[Update 11/29/2017: The new query language change for Log Analytics has altered this solution. For details on the new solution see the post at: https://www.catapultsystems.com/cfuller/archive/2017/11/28/updating-the-server-and-client-performance-solution-to-the-new-query-language/] Are you looking for a way to use OMS to give you performance information? Check out this pre-built solution which you can have running in your environment in less than 5…

Catapult guest blogging on TechNet blogs!

I am excited to announce that bloggers from Catapult systems have joined the ranks of other excellent guest bloggers on the TechNet blogs! Matthew Dowst and I teamed up to write a blog post on how to avoid reinventing the wheel when you are using Azure Automation. This is available at: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/heyscriptingguy/2016/11/08/part-3-how-to-avoid-reinventing-the-wheel-in-azure-automation/ Two of three…

Disable Exchange/Outlook Clutter

At the end of 2014, Microsoft released a cool new feature in Office 365 called Clutter.  Clutter learns from your actions to determine the messages you are likely to ignore. As less important messages arrive, they are automatically moved to the Clutter folder. Clutter does this by leveraging Office Graph’s sophisticated machine learning techniques to…

Migrate Google Drive to OneDrive

There is a tool we like to use for Office 365 Migrations from BitTitan called Migration Wiz. Customers usually purchase it for the workload of moving their company Gmail to Office 365, but it also handles the workloads of moving documents from Google Drives to SharePoint and One Drive. I engaged their Premium Support today…

Business Analytics and Reporting Pilot

In this web log, I’ll share my experience with the State of Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) Business Analytics and Reporting (BAR) pilot. During this pilot, Catapult Systems worked with the DIR and five other Texas state agencies to explore their data to gain insights from it. In so doing we determined the suitability…