Cloud and Virtual Computing

  • Hyper V Replication and Failover

    Hyper V Replication and Failover - YouTube thumbnail  Today’s Topic: We discuss Hyper V Replication and failover and the benefits and dangers of using it. Hyper V Replication and Failover is demonstrated on Windows Server 2012 R2 with 2 servers. The biggest issue with Hyper V Replication and Failover is the possibility of “split brain” where you accidentally initiate the ...
  • Hyper V Backup with Altaro

    Hyper V Backup with Altaro - YouTube thumbnailAltaro Hyper V backup allows you to easily backup all of the virtual machines running on your Hyper V Server. Backups can be scheduled individually per virtual machine and can be stored local or remote. With the Seed functionality you can backup your virtual machines locally and then transfer those backups ...
  • Build a Web Proxy Server

    Build a Web Proxy Server - YouTube thumbnailContinue the Conversation at http://www.GeekBrainDump.com Today’s Topic: Web Proxy Servers allow you to to bypass web filters and be able to access content that you could not otherwise. It is also an easy way to protect your privacy from website data collection, but if you use a Public Web proxy you ...
  • Hyper V Task Manager from Veeam

    Hyper V Task Manager from Veeam - YouTube thumbnailContinue the Conversation at http://www.GeekBrainDump.com Today’s Topic: We demonstrate Hyper V task manager from Veeam that shows you the resource utilization from both your Host and your VM’s. By seeing the usage on one screen you can better determine which machines are using the most resources and may be causing issues ...
  • Introduction to Hyper V

    Introduction to Hyper V - YouTube thumbnailContinue the Conversation at http://www.GeekBrainDump.com Today’s Topic: We teach you how to setup Hyper V for Virtulization on Windows Server R2 and explain some of the tasks that are easy to miss. Install Hyper V: -Server Manager -Manage -Add Roles and Features -Hyper V Manage Hyper V – Server Manager – Tools -Hyper V Manager Create Virtual Switch before you create a ...
  • Introduction to CDN (Content Delivery Networks)

    Introduction to CDN   Content Delivery Networks - YouTube thumbnailContinue the Conversation at http://www.GeekBrainDump.com Today’s Topic: We discuss what CDN’s are and why they may or may not be useful to you. Generally speaking they are easier to setup than most people think, but also less useful. The big warning is to be careful of how you pay for bandwidth usage ...
  • SendGrid for SMTP Relay

    SendGrid for SMTP Relay - YouTube thumbnailContinue the Conversation at http://www.GeekBrainDump.com Today’s Topic: We demonstrate SendGrid and explain why you would use it for SMTP Relay for your servers or web apps. With SendGrids infrastructure you can get nuanced metrics of your email recipients similar to what you can see for your website. Additionally SendGrid ...
  • Introduction to SMTP Relay for Servers

    Introduction to SMTP Relay for Servers - YouTube thumbnailContinue the Conversation at http://www.GeekBrainDump.com Today’s Topic: We discuss what SMTP Relay is and why it’s an important tool if you are going to be running servers that need to send emails. SMTP Relays allow you to easily send email from your server without worrying about Spam Blacklists or blocked ports. Today’s ...
  • Google Tracking with Android Devices

    Google Tracking with Android Devices - YouTube thumbnailToday’s Topic: Did you know that your Android phone or device may already be sending back your current location to Google’s servers? Android Devices and Google Apps are setup to send this information and it can be viewed through their website. This is something that if the NSA did it people ...
  • Google Keep for Project Management

    Google Keep for Project Management - YouTube thumbnailToday’s Topic: We demo Google Keep as a way to manage small projects and show how you can use voice recognition on a Samsung Gear Live to add notes. Learn more at: http://keep.google.com Today’s Review: Gunnar Intercept Gaming Glasses make staring at a computer screen for hours on end much easier. ...
  • Introduction to Internet DNS

    Introduction to Internet DNS - YouTube thumbnailToday’s Topic: We discuss how to configure DNS for your website and web services. Today’s Review: We demo BoomPhones Pocket Pocket Speaker: http://www.BoomPhones.com Email Questions to: FAQ@GeekBrainDump.com ********************* Tech Questions??? ******************** Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the place to get your tech questions answered: http://goo.gl/75thj7 *************** Please Visit our Sponsors!!! *************** Any Protect online Backup ...
  • Monitor Your Webserver and Website Performance with Pingdom.com

    Monitor Your Webserver and Website Performance with Pingdom.com - YouTube thumbnailPingdom.com offers services to monitor the performance of your web server and websites so that you know what experience your visitors are receiving. Not only can you see how long your site loads, but you can also see your real user experience as your visitors navigate your site. You can even ...
  • Troubleshoot Website Connectivity Issues with ViewDNS.info

    Troubleshoot Website Connectivity Issues with ViewDNS.info - YouTube thumbnailWe talk about how to troubleshoot issues with your website using ViewDNS.info. It is a site that has numerous troubleshooting tools provided in an easy to understand, web based format. ********************* Tech Questions??? ******************** Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the place to get your tech questions answered: http://goo.gl/75thj7 *************** Please ...
  • Run Windows Software Seamlessly on Mac OS X with VMware Fusion

    Run Windows Software Seamlessly on Mac OS X with VMware Fusion - YouTube thumbnailToday’s Topic: We demonstrate how to run Windows Software on Mac OS X and have it be as easy to use as native OS X applications. VMWare Fusion incorporates a “Unity” view that allows you to open individual Windows Apps within OS X without having to view an entire Windows Desktop. With VMWare ...
  • 1and1.com Dedicated Servers Review (I Left Because Their Support Sucks)

    1and1.com Dedicated Servers Review (I Left Because Their Support Sucks) - YouTube thumbnailToday’s Topic: We talk about the migration of EliTheComputerGuy.com off of a 1and1.com’s dedicated server because support was so poor. ********************* Tech Questions??? ******************** Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the place to get your tech questions answered: http://goo.gl/75thj7 *************** Please Visit our Sponsors!!! *************** TotalSem – A+, Net+, Security+ Books and ...
  • Public Cloud is the Future of IT from InterOP 2014 – Daily Blob – April 2, 2014

    Public Cloud is the Future of IT from InterOP 2014 – Daily Blob – April 2, 2014 - YouTube thumbnailToday’s Topic: We talk about what was learned at InterOp 2014 today and why the Public Cloud will conquer IT. ********************* Tech Questions??? ******************** Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the place to get your tech questions answered: http://goo.gl/75thj7 *************** Please Visit our Sponsors!!! *************** Altaro – Free HyperV Backup Software – http://goo.gl/K8SzFN B ...
  • Digital Ocean SSD Cloud Hosting Review – Daily Blob – Feb 11, 2014

    Digital Ocean SSD Cloud Hosting Review – Daily Blob – Feb 11, 2014 - YouTube thumbnailTITLE SPONSOR: Read the Top IT Career Tips for 2014 that have been compiled by Spiceworks from their online community. To download a copy of the eBook go here: http://goo.gl/XXl2Ee You can create your own Spiceworks Profile here: http://goo.gl/NJkvpZ Today’s Topic: We review Digital Ocean’s SSD Hosted Virtual Servers and discuss why they are ...
  • Amazon WorkSpaces Mean the Death of PC’s – Daily Blob – Nov 14, 2013

    Amazon WorkSpaces Mean the Death of PC’s – Daily Blob – Nov 14, 2013 - YouTube thumbnailFor Classes, Class Notes and Blog Posts: http://www.EliTheComputerGuy.com Join the Conversation at Our Online Community: http://ETCGNetwork.com Visit the Vlog YouTube Channel at: http://www.YouTube.com/EliComputerGuyLive Follow us on Facebook at: http://www.Facebook.com/EliComputerGuy Follow us on Twitter at: http://www.Twitter.com/EliComputerGuy
  • Authentic8 Silo to Share and Secure Web Apps

    Authentic8 Silo to Share and Secure Web Apps - YouTube thumbnailFor Classes, Class Notes and Blog Posts: http://www.EliTheComputerGuy.com Join the Conversation at Our Online Community: http://ETCGNetwork.com Visit the Vlog YouTube Channel at: http://www.YouTube.com/EliComputerGuyLive Follow us on Facebook at: http://www.Facebook.com/EliComputerGuy Follow us on Twitter at: http://www.Twitter.com/EliComputerGuy
  • MaaS Introduction (Metal as a Service)

    MaaS Introduction (Metal as a Service) - YouTube thumbnailFor Classes, Class Notes and Blog Posts: http://www.EliTheComputerGuy.com Join the Conversation at Our Online Community: http://ETCGNetwork.com Visit the Vlog YouTube Channel at: http://www.YouTube.com/EliComputerGuyLive Follow us on Facebook at: http://www.Facebook.com/EliComputerGuy Follow us on Twitter at: http://www.Twitter.com/EliComputerGuy
  • PaaS Introduction (Platform as a Service)

    PaaS Introduction (Platform as a Service) - YouTube thumbnailFor Classes, Class Notes and Blog Posts: http://www.EliTheComputerGuy.com Join the Conversation at Our Online Community: http://ETCGNetwork.com Visit the Vlog YouTube Channel at: http://www.YouTube.com/EliComputerGuyLive Follow us on Facebook at: http://www.Facebook.com/EliComputerGuy Follow us on Twitter at: http://www.Twitter.com/EliComputerGuy
  • IaaS Introduction (Infrastructure as a Service)

    IaaS Introduction (Infrastructure as a Service) - YouTube thumbnailIaaS, or Infrastructure as a Service, revolves around moving your core infrastructure equipment to the cloud. No longer do companies need to buy and maintain, Telephone Systems, Servers, Firewalls, Surveillance Systems on their premises. They can now purchase the services like any utility. This provides enormous benefit ...
  • SaaS Introduction (Software as a Service)

    SaaS Introduction (Software as a Service) - YouTube thumbnailThis class explains what SaaS (Software as a Service) is and why both vendors and customers are embracing it. We also discuss the decision making process for choosing a SaaS provider. For Classes, Class Notes and Blog Posts: http://www.EliTheComputerGuy.com Join the Conversation at Our Online Community: http://ETCGNetwork.com Visit the Vlog YouTube Channel at: http://www.YouTube.com/EliComputerGuyLive Follow us ...
  • Cloud Networking Introduction

    Cloud Networking Introduction - YouTube thumbnailFor Classes, Class Notes and Blog Posts: http://www.EliTheComputerGuy.com Join the Conversation at Our Online Community: http://ETCGNetwork.com Visit the Vlog YouTube Channel at: http://www.YouTube.com/EliComputerGuyLive Follow us on Facebook at: http://www.Facebook.com/EliComputerGuy Follow us on Twitter at: http://www.Twitter.com/EliComputerGuy
  • Building a Virtual Lab with VirtualBox for Penetration Testing and Hacking Tests

    Building a Virtual Lab with VirtualBox for Penetration Testing and Hacking Tests - YouTube thumbnailInfo Level: Intermediate Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: April 12, 2013 Length of Class: 58:40 Research Assistance: Nullset Computer Co (http://nullsetcomputerco.com/) Tracks Hacking Prerequisites None Purpose of Class Class Notes VirtualBox is owned by Oracle and is Opensource and Free to Use. VirtualBox runs on All Major Operating Systems and Can Run All Major Operating Systems other then OSX. Install ...
  • Episode #333: Introduction to VMWare ESXi Virtualization

    Episode #333: Introduction to VMWare ESXi Virtualization - YouTube thumbnailDescription: In this Episode Eli the Computer Guy explains how to download, install and manage VMWare ESXi for Type 1 Hardware (Bare Metal)Virtualization. He then shows you the basic steps to setup and manage virtual machines on ESXi. VMWare ESXi is simple to setup for new technicians, and can be upgraded ...
  • Episode #329: Introduction to Virtualization Infrastructure Design

    Episode #329: Introduction to Virtualization Infrastructure Design - YouTube thumbnailIn this episode Eli the Computer Guy talks about the basic concepts for designing a virtualized infrastructure. He goes over why Type 1 Hypervisors are important, SAN’s (Storage Area Networks), and why each instance of a server should do as little as possible to educe vulnerabilities.
  • Episode #328: Introduction to Type 1 Hypervisor Virtualization – Bare Metal Virtual Servers

    Episode #328: Introduction to Type 1 Hypervisor Virtualization – Bare Metal Virtual Servers - YouTube thumbnailIn this episode Eli the Computer Guy explains what Type 1 Hypervisors are and why they are useful. He demonstrates VMware ESXI and gives you an overview of how Management Software controls the Type 1 Hypervisors.
  • Introduction to Virtualization

    Introduction to Virtualization - YouTube thumbnailInfo Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: February 2, 2012 Length of Class: 59 Minutes Tracks Virtual and Cloud Computing Prerequisites Introduction to Cloud Computing Purpose of Class This class teaches students the basic concepts that required to deploy Virtualization in the real world. Chapters Introduction (00:00) Overview (01:10) Type 1 Hypervisors (13:45) Type 2 Hypervisors (33:31) Converting to Virtualization ...
  • VirtualBox for Virtualization

    VirtualBox for Virtualization - YouTube thumbnailPlease give us a THUMBS UP if you like our videos!!! Donations are Appreciated!!! https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=XGA9BN4V37QY6 Class Notes can be found here: http://www.everymanit.com/2011/11/08/virtualbox-for-virtualization/ Info Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: November 7, 2011 Length of Class: 24 Minutes Tracks Virtual and Cloud Computing Prerequisites Basic Understanding and Ability to Install Operating Systems Purpose of Class This class teaches students how to ...
  • Introduction to Cloud Computing

    Introduction to Cloud Computing - YouTube thumbnailPlease give us a THUMBS UP if you like our videos!!! Info Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: December 17, 2010 Length of Class: 75 Minutes Tracks Cloud and Virtual Computing Prerequisites None Purpose of Class This class introduces students to the world of Cloud Computing and explains that Cloud Computing is more then Virtualization. Chapters Introduction (00:00) Web Applications (06:51) Clustering ...


















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