Archive for November, 2016

Auditing Special Groups in Windows

By Andrei Ungureanu - Last updated: Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Special Groups este o functionalitate prezenta in Windows incepand cu 2008/Vista si de care am uitat sa scriu pana acum. Dar nevoia m-a facut sa ajung sa folosesc asa ceva recent, asa ca a fost nevoie sa imi amintesc. Ca sa fac un rezumat al functionalitatii. Special Groups iti ofera posibilitatea de a detecta cand […]

Again about troubleshooting AD Powershell queries – This operation returned because the timeout period expired,Microsoft.ActiveDirectory.Management.Commands.GetADUser

By Andrei Ungureanu - Last updated: Saturday, November 19, 2016

I was previously writing about some timeouts when getting data from Active Directory using Powershell cmdlets. Another thing that usually pops up when dealing with large amounts of data in AD is a default timeout of 2 minutes for each page search. This means that the time spend by the server to retrieve a page […]

How to restart graphics driver on Windows 10

By Andrei Ungureanu - Last updated: Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Un shortcut de care am auzit recent si care functioneaza pe Windows 10 este LSHIFT+LCTRL+WIN+B. Se pare ca aceasta combinatie de taste initiaza restartul driverului video iar din ce am testat sistemul se comporta ca si cum ar restarta driverul video. Totusi nu exista nici o urma prin loguri despre ceea ce se intampla in […]

Visual Studio for Mac

By Andrei Ungureanu - Last updated: Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Cineva cred ca a facut anuntul cam devreme, pentru ca la scurt timp fusese sters. Noroc ca pagina mai exista in cache.

Forget about the old pagefile, Windows 10 memory compression is here.

By Andrei Ungureanu - Last updated: Sunday, November 13, 2016

Memory compression nu e ceva chiar atat de nou si am vazut tehnica asta folosita si in alte produse, nu numai Windows cu mult inainte de Windows 10. De fapt in Windows totul a inceput cu Windows 7 si Ready Boost. Chestia e ca tehnologia s-a maturizat si modul in care functioneaza Memory Manager-ul in […]

Google Cloud Platform, EC2 and Windows Server 2016

By Andrei Ungureanu - Last updated: Friday, November 4, 2016

Citisem anuntul recent al celor de la Google despre disponibilitatea Windows Server 2016 in Google Cloud Platform (GCP) si surpriza a fost sa aflu ca iti dau si 300$ trial credit sa ii cheltuiesti in primele 60 de zile. Si nu pare a fi o capcana in care iti dai cardul si dupaia te trezesti […]