Hi [[ session.user.profile.firstName ]]

House of Brick Technologies

  • Date
  • Rating
  • Views
  • Oracle Workloads in the Public Cloud
    Oracle Workloads in the Public Cloud
    Dave Welch, CTO & Chief Evangelist; House of Brick Technologies Recorded: Dec 6 2018 54 mins
    What’s going on with Oracle core technology workloads in the IaaS Cloud market? What customer activity are we seeing in that space? What are the opportunities and challenges? How have those opportunities and challenges shifted?

    Join this live webinar with Dave Welch, CTO and Chief Evangelist at House of Brick Technologies to answer these questions and more, and take a technical deep dive into Infrastructure-as-a-Service and the cloud market in 2019.
  • Monitoring and Alerting of Availability Groups
    Monitoring and Alerting of Availability Groups
    Shawn Meyers, Principal Architect Recorded: Nov 20 2018 48 mins
    So you have your Availability Groups (AG) configured and everything reports green. Learn how to measure for Service Level Agreement (SLA) compliance! Know when replication is delayed! Get notified when a failover occurs! In this session, we will teach the attendee how to implement proper monitoring and alerting. We will also show you what metrics and reports you should be reviewing regularly to ensure there are no surprises, such as pauses replication or unacceptable delays. For example, we will look at the DMVs, extended event sessions, perfmon counters, SQL agent jobs and alerts. We will show what to monitor in your AG, and how to setup alerting so you know when to take action.
  • Innovation Through Digital Transformation
    Innovation Through Digital Transformation
    Dave Welch, Christine McMonigal, Oliver Linder, Jay Hibbin Recorded: Nov 6 2018 51 mins
    Join this live panel discussion with experts at VMworld Europe for up-to-date trends on what's disrupting the market and how to take your business to the next level.

    Tune into this interactive Q&A session with world renowned IT and business leaders while they discuss the following:

    - How to declutter and take on today's most pressing IT priorities
    - The latest technologies, methodologies and best practices for IT leaders
    - How to ensure your organization is primed for 21st century trends from both a business and tech perspective

    This live panel will be streamed directly from VMworld Europe! Join us for live Q&A from the comfort of your desk.

    Panellists
    Dave Welch, CTO, House of Brick Technologies
    Oliver Lindner, Head of Business Line DCIM, FNT Software
    Jay Hibbin, Sales Director, Financial Services, CenturyLink EMEA
    Christine McMonigal, Director of Hyperconverged Marketing, Intel Corporation
  • The Path to a Software-Defined Business - Next-Gen Trends and Technologies
    The Path to a Software-Defined Business - Next-Gen Trends and Technologies
    Omar Alassil, Dave Welch, Melinda Safdarzadeh Recorded: Oct 31 2018 62 mins
    With just a few days to VMware’s premier digital infrastructure event, we've gathered some of the elite speakers who will be taking the stage to debate the hottest solutions, trends and the biggest opportunities and challenges for businesses to successfully embrace digital change.

    - Innovation Through Digital Transformation
    - The Future of Data Centres and Cloud in a Virtualized World
    - Securing Your Cloud Networks
    - Next-Gen Trends and Technologies

    Join this session to get a glimpse of the innovations that will accelerate your journey to a software-defined business—from mobile devices to the data center and the cloud!

    This session (and VMworld Europe) is specifically aimed at CTOs, CIOs, heads of IT infrastructure, security specialists and technical experts.

    What will they be talking about at the Fira Gran Via Barcelona, on the 5 – 8 November 2018, what do they want to hear about, what are they looking forward to?

    Moderator: Omar Alassil, Cloud Solution Owner, Nokia

    Panellists;
    Dave Welch, CTO, House of Brick Technologies
    Melinda Safdarzadeh, Senior Business Manager, Hybrid Cloud, Data Center Group at Intel
  • A Review of High Availability Options in the Cloud
    A Review of High Availability Options in the Cloud
    Phil Ekins, Principal Architect, House of Brick Technologies Recorded: Oct 19 2018 48 mins
    Join us as we explore the options available to cloud users for ensuring High Availability (HA) in the cloud. Our discussion will include both native cloud options and Microsoft offerings on top of the cloud stack.

    As your Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and Recovery Time Objective (RTO) needs increasing, so do your HA needs. So let’s look at your options and examine best practices and how they can be applied to your environment.
  • A Review of High Availability Options in the Cloud
    A Review of High Availability Options in the Cloud
    Phil Ekins, Principal Architect, House of Brick Technologies Recorded: Oct 17 2018 48 mins
    Join us as we explore the options available to cloud users for ensuring High Availability (HA) in the cloud. Our discussion will include both native cloud options and Microsoft offerings on top of the cloud stack.

    As your Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and Recovery Time Objective (RTO) needs increasing, so do your HA needs. So let’s look at your options and examine best practices and how they can be applied to your environment.
  • Valuable Metrics & Monitoring for Business Critical Systems
    Valuable Metrics & Monitoring for Business Critical Systems
    Jonas Mason, Principal Architect; Jim Hannan, Principal Architect Recorded: May 17 2018 44 mins
    The process of establishing performance benchmarks and baselines is invaluable when it comes to understanding the health of your environment, and becomes even more crucial when dealing with business critical systems. In this session we will provide further insights regarding the importance of effective monitoring and metrics and how they can help you respond proactively to performance issues. We will also discuss best practices for monitoring and metrics as related to physical and virtual servers, storage, and databases.

    You’ll leave with a better understanding of key considerations for determining performance baselines and benchmarks; the various categories of metrics and monitoring tools; a list of recommended reports, tools, and software; and best practices for gaining insights into the performance of your business critical systems.
  • Linux Best Practices for the SQL Server/Windows Admin
    Linux Best Practices for the SQL Server/Windows Admin
    Joe Grant, Principal Architect; Phil Ekins, Principal Architect Recorded: Apr 24 2018 57 mins
    In this presentation House of Brick Technologies, a leader in optimizing Oracle on Linux over the past decade, will offer SQL Server and Windows admins guidance on managing SQL Server on Linux.

    We will discuss best practices for the installation of SQL Server on Linux, with a particular focus on:
    • Distributions (which should you be using)
    • Storage presentation and file systems
    • SQL Server Engine install location
    • User database locations

    Options for performing the standard DBA processes, will also be addressed:
    • Backup & Restore Procedures
    • Performance & Tooling
    • Operators/dbMail

    You’ll leave with a better understanding of key considerations for installing SQL Server on Linux, the ways SQL Server on Linux differs from traditional SQL Server installations, a list of recommended tools and reports, and best practices for managing your SQL Server on Linux instances.
  • Oracle Audits
    Oracle Audits
    Dave Welch, House of Brick Technologies; Pam Fulmer, Fulmer Ware Recorded: Jan 25 2018 60 mins
    In this session, we will provide a summary of Oracle licensing by the contract, and explore Oracle audit practices referencing the Mars Incorporated lawsuit against Oracle.

    We will share recommendations to help you prepare for an Oracle audit, including VMware licensing information.
  • A Guide for Enabling Windows Automation Using PowerShell
    A Guide for Enabling Windows Automation Using PowerShell
    Phil Ekins, Principal Architect at House of Brick Technologies Recorded: Jan 16 2018 45 mins
    In this presentation we will walk through a number of automation case studies. We will discuss the business problem addressed, how automation solved that problem, and the potential ROI experienced as a result.

    The examples featured will offer insights into how automation tooling played a large role in solving the client's core business issues, with a specific focus on Windows and PowerShell technologies.

    This will be an interactive session, so please feel free to bring your business problems and questions to share during the session.

Embed in website or blog