Donna Garber

Community Highlights 31 January 2014

Blog Post created by Donna Garber on Jan 30, 2014

Community Highlights Week of 27 to 31 January 2014

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This week the spotlights are on YOU, the members of the community!

User Adoption - The community is growing steadily. We are over 2800 registered members and growing everyday!  Thank you for being here. Keep telling us what you like and what you don't.


New Community Pioneer was selected this week!  Congratulations to Vinod Subramaniam and thank you for your valuable participation.


Spotlight on Healthcare Industries - The Healthcare space has content for hospital CIO's, administrators, clinicians, doctors and nurses. Renee Stacey is focused on providing resources and documentation affecting Healthcare and Life Sciences.

The days of separate silos may be coming to end as hospitals look to VNAs as enterprise-wide solutions to the storage and sharing of data and images.

"We are seeing a a growing emphasis on open standards and regulatory compliance in the VNA (Vendor Neutral Archives) space", according to Lori Pierskalla.

Not all image viewers are created equal!  Is yours?


Popular Discussions - Storage Management is hot again this week.

Deleting recursively via ssh

Unix Devices decomision procedure


Featured Community Member - Carlos Vargas , HDS Microsoft Solutions Architect, with expertise in VMware, Hyper-V, SQL, Exchange, SharePoint and Windows

New Community Space (coming soon!):  Microsoft Cloud Applications - This new space is to facilitate an easy exchange (no pun intended) of information and knowledge sharing.


Super Responder badge - The first person in the community to earn the Super Responder is none other than MVP, Cris Danci!  Thank you Cris, for your ongoing participation and expertise.  Members earn this badge by replying to 50 questions! Please join me in recognizing Cris for this achievement. Who will be next to earn this one?



Blog of the Week: UCP for Oracle results corroborated by an independent Swiss "auditor" by Nick Toozs-Hobson

Tell us what you think of the Benchware Benchmark results.


Let me know if you find something, or someone, in the community you think should be highlighted in this newsletter.

We would love to hear.



The Communities and Collaboration Team

Nick Gable, Donna Garber, Michelle Groff Burling, and Jeff Maaks