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Revit Workstation Cleanup

I received a call today from a client who has been using a BIM9 Private BIM Cloud for a couple years today; they needed help getting some hard drive space back.  I did the normal local file clean up and

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Windows 8 and Remote Desktop.

When you connect to a Windows 8 virtual computer or workstation via remote desktop there are some things that you should be aware of. 1. Logout of the session, don’t disconnect unless you really mean it.  Logging out release your

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How to Restart a Windows Virtual Workstation

Why would you need to restart a Windows Virtual Workstation, hey it’s still windows.  Just like any normal Microsoft Windows computer you need to restart it every now and then.  The main cause of issues that require a restart is

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BIM Clouds hey, what’s it really good for

If you answered “Absolutely nothing” I would have to disagree with you. Most posts about I read on the internets about BIM Clouds, or in this case Private BIM Cloud computing, talk about the technology and how much money, if

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What is a Private BIM Cloud?

As I am sure most people know I am one of the co-founders of BIM9. What you may not know is how and why BIM9 came about. Both Lonnie Cumpton (the other co-founder) and myself worked at a design firm

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RDP options for OS X

There are a few different options for connecting to Windows Remote Desktop from your Mac.  Many are free of charge; some cost a little bit on money.  Lets take a look at a few of the popular options and discuss

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Windows Hyper-V Server 2012, case of the readonly disk.

While building a Private BIM Cloud today on Microsoft Windows Hyper-V Server 2012, I ran in to a little issue. The second RAID set was read-only, weird.  After doing a bunch of stupid “Fixes” I found the real solution: Note:

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Restarting a Virtual Windows Workstation

Just like any workstation sometimes you need to restart your Virtual BIM Workstation. Restarting your Virtual BIM Workstation is not as straight forward as restarting a traditional workstation, first off if you make a mistake and shut it down you

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Here's a Switch, BIM9 installs a Private BIM Cloud in Switch.

Well I just finished installing a Private BIM Cloud for a client in Switch. Switch is a large data center located here in Las Vegas.  You must see Switch to believe Switch. Oh, and yes there are armed guards with AK

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BIM9 Supplies Private BIM Cloud for Revit Technology Conference

As a Gold Sponsor of the Revit Technology Conference in Atlanta Georgia,  Lonnie and I were pleased to supply not only the Private BIM Cloud for one of the labs. We also supplied 20 MacBook Pro laptops for the Lab,

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