Click here to download “Coop in DoD – Part 01 of 10” now! This paper, the first in a ten-part series, analyzes how a full Continuity of Operations (COOP) program can be implemented for a small, non-mission-critical Army program operating …

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Click here to download “IA Fusion for a DoD Contractor” now! This is a 2011 paper presented to FITSI.org and addresses an ambitious topic for me to cover: “IA Fusion”. My approach explores how DoD and Federal Government contractors can …

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Anytime a non-routable network connection (any IPv4 network adapter that does *not* have a default gateway specified) is configured for a Windows Server 2008 server, the operating system will mark that network connection as an “Unidentified Network”. The downside? Windows …

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The vSphere solution allows Storage vMotion and other functions that require the greatest amount of bandwidth possible, especially given the fact that we do leverage local blade storage for particular VMs. (What we lose in resiliency we gain back in …

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Jumbo frames are used for iSCSI (which use 8192 byte frames) to avoid IP fragmentation, thus improving network throughput by reducing the overall number of frames transmitted. Jumbo frames are by convention 9000 bytes which is ample for iSCSI traffic …

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