Working in a big company is fun.
You’ll get in touch with private server parks, HA clusters, and a loooot of problems…
SQL -> SQL 2012 SP1 bloating the windows registry to the max (2048mb), making windows do VERY weird things… http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sqljourney/archive/2012/10/25/why-the-registry-size-can-cause-problems-with-your-sql-2012-alwayson-setup.aspx, http://connect.microsoft.com/SQLServer/feedback/details/770630/msiexec-exe-processes-keep-running-after-installation-of-sql-server-2012-sp1
Cisco/Windows8 -> Windows 8 and Cisco WiFi doesn’t work! http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2749073
NetApp/VMware -> Random storage disconnects… http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2016122
Exchange -> story of an exchange 2003 user with a working mailbox, but a corrupted OWA… Even Microsoft didn’t found a solution 🙂 http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Server_Software/Email_Servers/Exchange/Q_27900912.html
I’m not saying, we weren’t the very first in the world with the problems above…
I’m just saying we were one of the first with those problems… 😛
And I’m probably forgetting some issues… 😛
Smartsys blog is coming up later this year!
It’ll be a place providing awkward situations as mentioned above, and as much answers and solutions possible!
Stay tuned! 😎