Monthly Archives: October 2015

Troubleshooting SQL Server I/O bottlenecks

Assalamualaikum… One of the most common reason for server performance issues with respect to SQL Server is the presence of an I/O bottleneck on the system. When I say I/O bottleneck, it can mean issues like slow disks, other processes … Continue reading

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How to Enable/Disable Multiple RDP Sessions in Windows 2008/2012

Assalamualaikum, By default, Windows 2012 servers allow a single Remote Desktop session. If only one session is available and you take over another person’s live session, you may choose to enable multiple RDP sessions. This article describes the process for … Continue reading

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How to Give Root Privileges to a Non Root User in Solaris

Bismillahirrahmanirrahim.. 1. Login as root 2. Changing the UID of the account you wish (example: davina) to have root privileges to zero (0). # vi /etc/passwd davina:x:1004:1:System Admin:/export/home/davina:/bin/ksh to davina:x:0:1:System Admin:/export/home/davina:/bin/ksh done! wassalam..

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How To Enlarge a Virtual Machine’s Disk in VirtualBox or VMware

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