December 18, 2017

IOTA – Getting Started – Australia Edition – Buy & Sell IOTA MIOTA

Why are you reading this? You’ve read all the news stories about the success of Bitcoin and how Bitcoin has hit recent highs of $US8,000, $US9,000 and now […]
November 29, 2017

Bitcoin – Getting Started – Australia Edition – Buy & Sell Bitcoin / Bitcoin Cash BTC BCH

Why are you reading this? You’ve read all the news stories about the success of Bitcoin and how Bitcoin has hit recent highs of $US8,000, $US9,000 and now […]
October 27, 2017

What are ‘altcoins’ and should I buy/sell them in my crypto portfolio?

My journey into crypto started with Ethereum; I had pondered buying in to Bitcoin many times (and regret not doing so, like everyone else) over the […]
October 25, 2017

Are there still opportunities to invest in Crypto?

You probably missed the boat with BitCoin, Ethereum and all the other crypto coins; we’ve all read about people investing in BitCoin back in 2011, which […]
June 7, 2017

Selling Ethereum in Australia

My last post, “Getting Started with Ethereum”, discussed getting started; buying Ethereum, and transferring it to your wallet, using the Ethereum Wallet and CoinSpot to purchase […]
June 1, 2017

Ethereum Weekly Roundup – 1st June

The last week can only be described as a nervous twitch for Ethereum. The ETH/USD rate tipped over $200USD, and was quickly met with a sell off, […]
May 25, 2017

Ethereum – Getting Started – Australia Edition – Buy & Sell Ethereum ETH

Ethereum is the new Bitcoin, if you choose to believe it. I was recently introduced to Ethereum when I was browsing the Microsoft Azure service catalog […]
May 25, 2017

Lessons Learned Creating

Back in March, the BOQ Hackathon was held in Brisbane, and after reviewing the mentor list, I did some research about what the different mentors brought […]
January 17, 2017

Don’t follow the instructions

Ever purchased an IKEA flatpack and tried to assemble it yourself? Often, it results in a little bit of cursing, rarely does it work out perfectly […]
January 6, 2017

So you created a Windows Server Failover Cluster on Azure…and now it won’t start

It pays to pay attention to the detail! I created a Windows Server Failover Cluster (WSFC) on a bunch of Windows 2012 R2 virtual machines running […]
December 22, 2016

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 on Linux

One of the most exciting updates in SQL Server 2016 is the ability to run it on Linux! Currently working on some designs which incorporate SQL […]
September 14, 2016

3 Things You Must Do At University (or Things You Didn’t Do and Regret)

I started my university degree as I hit the job market, studying a generic IT degree alongside a generic IT career. I had it pretty lucky; […]
August 28, 2015

Office 365 – Day to Day Migration Commands

Connect to Remote Powershell $UserCredential = Get-Credential $Session = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri -Credential $UserCredential -Authentication Basic -AllowRedirection Import-PSSession $Session Create a new move request […]
March 13, 2013

CASE WHEN “I need to learn more T-SQL” THEN GoogleTheResult() END

One of my favorite recent discoveries in my SQL Server work recently, is the awesome T-SQL “CASE…WHEN…THEN” statement. I can’t describe how much I love this […]
March 13, 2013

Backing up all SQL Server user databases to file

The ultimate lazy backup script. I wasn’t feeling to selective about which databases to backup, and I figured, it’d be best to back them all up, […]
March 6, 2013

On moving to Seattle…and reviving my camera…

I left the homeland, Australia, in early January. My employer proposed an opportunity of a lifetime, and alas, here I am now in Seattle, the capital […]
October 31, 2012

Server Posterpedia Windows 8 Application

You’re designing a new SQL Server infrastructure for a client, but can’t remember if that high availability solution topology requires shared storage or not, and need […]
October 26, 2012

Windows 8 Without a Tablet? Nonsense!

Today, Microsoft launched Windows 8 to the masses. And I’m frustrated. Over the past year, I have had the opportunity to play with Windows 8, blowing […]
October 24, 2012

Windows 8 Promo Videos

October 24, 2012

Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Architecture Reference

I was lucky enough to pick one of these up in hard copy form at TechEd Australia 2012!! Very useful reference! Download the full copies from […]