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Dmitry Sotnikov

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There are several things you can do to your home to improve it. Some of them are smaller items such as paint the interior of the house, or perhaps the furniture . Although these small changes in the home really make a big difference, they certainly are not the only options you have ope...
Have you been looking for the past few months for the right windows and doors that you want installed in your home, but you haven’t found the right window and door dealer? If you want to hire a reputable, experienced window and door dealer, then you should consider talking to Gilkey Lo...
Are you an experienced businessman who values his investments above anything else besides his family? If you are this man, then you may already be aware that powder coatings are some of the most flexible materials which can be used for finishing. But in case you do not know that yet, t...
A portable power generator can be a reliable source of electricity during emergency situations. If the power is down or if you want to turn on an appliance that is located at places where electricity is not available, a power generator can supply your appliance with necessary electrici...
Home decoration is a serious concern nowadays. As human intelligence develops, we create both aesthetic and practical aspects of home decoration which ultimate aim is to make us happy to live in it. There are now many methods and techniques used to decorate a home. There are also many ...
Here’s Sean’s newest crazy PowerShell video in which he managed to feature your’s truly doing moonwalk (or trying to ;)) As you can see from the video – Microsoft MVP Summits are a lot of fun with amazingly smart and crazy people around. No more one off IT manag...
Everyone must have heard of vinyl flooring before. It is such a high quality type of flooring you need to try because with this luxury vinyl flooring, you will be able to create also such a luxurious atmosphere at your home. Sure you can use any other types of flooring but you never kn...
Have you heard about solid state relay? What do you know about this electronic component? Does it have some advantages? Those questions will be discussed through this article. You will know what solid state relay is and some advantages or functions of using this component. For those wh...
The task of a home inspector is a demanding one. You are required to inspect the safety of a house as well as staying safe yourself. One of the most helpful and needed equipment to carry an inspection is the respirator allowing you to breath clean air only and prevent dirt or debris fr...
Looking for the best same day loans may be very overwhelming. However, it will be very helpful if you know this kind of information because you can always use it whenever you are in need to get more cash for any needs. First thing is first, you need to know that online loan nowadays is...
        To find a house in UK you need to refer to the right team to look them up for you and one that provides the most reliable information. This is important as the competition is tight and by referring to the right team you could be investing in property of the best rate in [...]...
Living in this modern world is actually advantageous because you there are lots of advanced technologies and useful tools that can simplify various life tasks and make your life more convenient. In the past, you probably needed to clean your fireplace in a regular basis otherwise your ...
When families move into a home before, you can quickly take note of the current status of the various rooms, and determine whether changes can be made to improve the layout, appearance or functionality. The living room, for example, could use a new coat of paint in a lighter color to l...
Such as real estate, we are always looking to make new and better improvements to our homes. Even though they lived in the same house for years and now feels established and pun roots down, a fresh update and expand even a path to your home is exciting. You think. At a conservatory or ...
In my current company (Jelastic) we have something happening to us all the time: latest blog posts, awards, media mentions, etc. We are doing a decent job pushing these to various social media, but I also wanted to get these to my contacts in Skype (Skype gives you the ability to set y...
An awning is a convenience often overlooked, which is a specific. Although awnings to provide comfort and protect property in a manner that lacks not hard to imagine, tend awnings the short end of the stick in terms of getting credit. Even in the hot summer days, while an owner’s...
An outdoor shed is used to store equipment and materials is a valuable addition to your home, especially if you have in the garden and enjoy the limited space. If you are thinking of building an outdoor shed, you may be surprised by the variety of available materials. The most popular ...
The band saw is an essential tool to have in any wood shop. Choosing the right one to fit your needs wood ensures that you do not need to make more than one purchase. In today’s world economy and it is important that you get the most out of your money. Think of all the [...]
Remember how in PowerShell v1 and v2 we used to have to create Internet Explorer object each time we wanted to parse HTML page? This kind of works but has a few inconveniences such as having to insert Start-Sleep every now and then because IE can be busy and fail if you request too muc...
There are many things around our homes and offices that are gradually into their graves to walk for the lack of caps good machine. There are many applications for machine covers and benefits, the more tools, while the dust is only one. Those who love their machines and want them to las...
Don’t put all eggs in one basket! June 14, 2012 outage at Amazon Web Services affected many customers and other clouds that rely on AWS (e.g. Heroku). Instead of going back to the “is cloud reliable” debate, we need to acknowledge that no single service will ever be 1...
Everyone suspected that Windows Azure was not a blazing success. Now the official stats seem to suggest that it is pretty much a failure. Microsoft does not tell the exact number of users it has on their cloud platform – Windows Azure, however a couple of day ago we got the lates...
Here’s another great recording from previous PowerShell Deep Dive – Brandon‘s session on module design. Brandon has experience designing PowerShell modules for Splunk and other companies – so there’s a lot to learn from him! In this session we will deep di...
A couple of weeks ago we posted a job opening on LinkedIn (were looking for a person to be in charge of our Jelastic‘s professional services), and it turned out that while LinkedIn jobs attract a lot of applications, the site itself does not make it easy to process them afterward...
Here’s recording of @alexandair – PowerShell MVP, constrained runspaces guru and editor of PowerShell Magazine – talking about delegation in PowerShell remoting. I bet not that many of you tried this feature before – so check out this talk that Aleksandar did at...
Here’s recording of @jeffhicks – PowerShell MVP, book author and trainer – Jeffery Hicks – talking at the previous PowerShell Deep Dive about how you can turn existing command-line utilities into PowerShell functions so they can become first-class (object emitti...
See @rsiddaway / Richard Siddaway (PowerShell MVP and the founder of UK PowerShell usergroup) giving a great overview of PowerShell eventing in this recording from last year’s PowerShell Deep Dive. Windows is an event driven system. PowerShell is the automation engine for the Mic...
As the world is moving to online in general and cloud in particular, what is going to happen to the $40 bln hosting industry? Parallels (which is probably the largest software vendor for hosters) published video recordings, including this keynote from their founder Serguei Beloussov. ...
After many years of having a blast at Quest Software – which has been a great employer for me, supporting my craziest ideas – and then a few months of advising Jelastic – I finally gave up and decided to trade the comfort and stability to the life on the cutting edge ...
I’ve been recently involved helping a new European start-up just launched a new Platform-as-a-Service capable of running and automatically scaling any Java application. Here’s a quick write-up on why I think Jelastic is really onto something, a service to try and a company to watch. ...
Don’s recent attempt to look at financials of 10 publicly traded “cloud” companies got me willing to expand his research to a bigger picture. After all, limiting the scope to 100% cloud companies really skews the charts to “Salesforce.com and everyone else”...
There’s yet another cloud conference coming our way this April – but this one is special. So far most of the cloud tradeshows have either been heavily developer- and investor-/analyst-oriented, or simply cloud tracks and sessions on vendor events. The Experts Conference (TE...
With the recent changes in the leadership of one of Microsoft’s key business units – Server and Tools – from Bob Muglia to Satya Nadella one can’t help speculating what this means for the business unit and how it will affect Microsoft’s cloud strategy, specifically Windows Azure – Micr...
In this article in Enterprise Systems Journal I argue that this might very well be the case. Here’s a quick excerpt: IT professionals seem to be the most conservative crowd when it comes to the cloud. While we all have been uploading our pictures to Flickr and communicating via F...
Is there hard ROI to use a cloud IaaS instead of a server in your garage/basement/on-premise datacenter? I think there increasingly is and justifying self-hosting is getting increasingly tough. I would actually go as far as posit that you can now get a server in a public datacenter at ...
Marco Arment from Instapaper thinks that Chrome OS will have limited appeal for consumers, will target businesses and not be well-received there due to lack of proper enterprise support and commitment. Here are a few quotes from Marco: Google’s targeting of Chrome OS is interesting. Ra...
What do enterprise IT architects need to know about the Cloud? What is the difference between SAML and OAuth? Can you really host an AD domain controller in the cloud? How do you enable single sing-on (SSO) between Active Directory and Salesforce.com? Microsoft’s Office 365 or Go...
Cloud can make your environment *more* secure. A new cloud service alerts IT pros when specific events happen in their environment. For example, you might want to receive an email when a sensitive resource gets accessed, certain permissions get granted, membership for a privileged grou...
It bugs me that for some irrational reason there is still a common-sense believe that data is more protected when kept in someone’s own datacenter and not with a trusted cloud provider. US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has just published data on past year data bre...
Cloud-based AD backup and recovery service – Quest OnDemand Recovery – just got updated allowing among other things to easily locate the whole change history for a given account throughout the whole backup history, and roll the object back to any particular moment in time. ...