Author Archives: Dimitrios Kalemis

About Dimitrios Kalemis

I am a systems engineer specializing in Microsoft products and technologies. I am also an author. Please visit my blog to see the blog posts I have written, the books I have written and the applications I have created. I definitely recommend my blog posts under the category "Management", all my books and all my applications. I believe that you will find them interesting and useful. I am in the process of writing more blog posts and books, so please visit my blog from time to time to see what I come up with next. I am also active on other sites; links to those you can find in the "About me" page of my blog.

And justice for all

My late father went to court on several occasions, either as a witness or as the accused. I will tell you about these court battles in other blog posts, but they were mostly unimportant. What I want to point out … Continue reading

Posted in Politics

Two kinds of people

There are two kinds of people: People who care about others and people who care about themselves. People who care about others are those that should become politicians. People who care about themselves are those that do become politicians. There … Continue reading

Posted in Management

Bare-metal backup software

In a previous post, I talked about “Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE” and how it does not support bare-metal backup. Well, here are two programs that do support bare-metal backup: Clonezilla AOMEI Backupper Please try then and see which one is … Continue reading

Posted in Administration

Feature request for Hyper-V having to do with the conversion of VHDs to containers

What we need is a utility that converts a Hyper-V VM’s virtual hard disk to a container. Such a utility already exists for VMware VM’s virtual hard disks. Hey, Microsoft, are you going to take the insult and let this … Continue reading

Posted in Administration

Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE

Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE is a free utility from Veeam, but I did not need to write this, since it it obvious! It backs up Windows-based desktops and laptops. It does not provide bare-metal backup, (meaning that, first, you have … Continue reading

Posted in Administration

I got 5 on it

I got 5 on it. Do we still talk about weed? I got 5 on it. Doesn’t look this way to me. I got 5 on it. I think we are way past that. I got 5 on it. Those … Continue reading

Posted in Politics

The Grandfather Paradox with a Markov Chain

The YouTube video “Solution to the Grandfather Paradox” does a great job discussing the Grandfather Paradox. Interestingly, at a point, the narrator states: “And a similar paradox-free solution can be obtained by viewing the problem as a steady-state solution to a Markov … Continue reading

Posted in Science