Sam McKee
Sam joined Kainos in 1991 as a software developer but quickly moved into system administration. Working within the Enterprise Business Unit, his responsibilities as an Infrastructure Solution Architect include infrastructure design, technical oversight and consultancy. His current areas of interest include managed cloud services and security.
Sam's Posts
Perfmon: The trouble with _Total
22 December 2016 | Posted by Sam McKee

Windows Performance Monitor (Perfmon) doesn’t always do what you expect. Find out more about one of its less well known behaviours.

Migrating to the Cloud – Part 2
11 August 2016 | Posted by Sam McKee

In part 1 of this blog I discussed the groundwork that should be carried out before deciding to proceed with a migration to the cloud. This post picks up from that point and looks at some of the practicalities once the decision to proceed has been taken and the preferred cloud provider identified. Have the…

Migrating to the Cloud – Part 1
05 August 2016 | Posted by Sam McKee

‘Programming’- like ‘loving’ – is a single word that encompasses an infinitude of activities. The same can be said of “migration” when applied to moving IT systems into a cloud environment. Variables that include environment scale, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, P2V, V2V, on-premise to cloud, cloud to cloud, “lift and shift”, upgrading software versions during migration…