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Christopher Mank

Christopher Mank

Christopher is a Systems Architect with Concurrency and a Cloud and Datacenter MVP. He has worked on many different IT projects ranging in size and across multiple industries. He has a strong background in both Infrastructure and .NET development and specializes in System Center, SQL, PowerShell, Azure, Visual Studio Team Services, and DevOps.

Contributions by Christopher Mank

I SPY DevOps – Part 2: Answers Revealed

In the first part of this blog series, we challenged you to SPY the application of DevOps in the given scenario. In this last part, we'll break it all down and reveal the different elements of DevOps...

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I SPY DevOps – Part 1: Can You Spy DevOps?

In the ever-evolving world of IT, there has been a great increase in discussions around DevOps. If you are new to the concept of DevOps or you're just looking for more information, I encourage you to...

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Get-Content Cmdlet – What you Should Know

If you're someone who spends at least a minimum amount of time using PowerShell, you've almost certainly run into the Get-Content cmdlet.  This cmdlet allows you to get the contents of a given file a...

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How to Move the Service Manager SharePoint Portal Database

Throughout the life-cycle of your Service Manager infrastructure, there may come a time when you need to move some of the components from one server to another.  There already exists some great docum...

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Show Calendar Button in Custom Service Manager Forms

When working on some custom Service Manager forms in Visual Studio, I ran into a somewhat strange UI issue.  When you add a DatePicker control and open the form in the console, instead of getting the...

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