Friday, March 29, 2013

OpenMediaVault & XBMC

I recently stumbled upon OpenMediaVault (OMV), a Linux distribution specific for NASes based on debian squeeze. It's inspired by FreeNas as I gathered.

Thursday, March 28, 2013

SQL Server Update Woes

There are various issues that can happen when trying to update SQL Server. For almost all there are workarounds, and they usually work well.

Today I had a trickier experience, and thought I'd share my findings. I wanted to install KB2494113 - "Security Update for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3". I got error 57A through Windows Updates. So I had to resort to downloading and installing the update manually.

Friday, March 8, 2013

XenServer 6.1

As I've previously written about here, I'm using the Citrix XenServer. I've been using the free version in a production environment for a few years now. Sure, there were minor issues or hiccups, but no deal breakers.

I'm still running XenServer 5.6, although XenServer 6 and even 6.1 were already released.
Why didn't I upgrade yet?