The cloud isn’t the problem–Part 6: The pros and cons of patriotism

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Cloud

Hi all and welcome to my 6th post on the weird and wonderful world of cloud computing. The recurring theme in this series has been to point out that the technological aspects of cloud computing have never really been the key issue. Instead, I feel It is everything… Continue reading

An obscure “failed to create the configuration database” issue…

Hi all You would think that after years of installing SharePoint in various scenarios, that I would be able to get past step 3 in the configuration wizard (the step that creates the configuration database). But today I almost got nailed by an issue that – while in… Continue reading