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Conventional wisdom refers to DevOps as a strategy, an approach, or a movement as some call it. DevOps addresses the idea that Development and Operations need to be aligned well in an application lifecycle, work closely and collaboratively to eliminate inefficiency, reduce bottlenecks, and maximize productivity. The concept is certainly not new, for decades business processes and operations based on software engineering concepts or lifecycle management methodologies are all trying to minimize inefficiency and maximize productivity. So what is different now. DevOps in Cloud Computing In cloud computing, infrastructure construction, run-time configuration, and application deployment are now delivered on demand, i.e. as a service, hence IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS. (1, 2) Form an operation's point of view, cloud computing eliminates most, if not all, physical aspects of Dev an... (more)

Yung Chou’s Presentation on Deploying Microsoft AD with Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services

This presentation focuses on Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services essentials Windows AD operability in Microsoft Azure It is not about Windows AD design, implementation, or sys admin Microsoft Azure Active Directory Call to Action Get it! Microsoft...(read more ) ... (more)

Yung Chou’s Presentation on Deploying Windows 8.1 in Microsoft Azure

My presentation on Deploying Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 in Microsoft Azure Highlights 30-Day free trial - http://aka.ms/R2 VM deployment methodology - http://aka.ms/AzureIaaSMethod User experience (Gallery, Quick Create) Storage Account Cloud Service Capturing...(read more ) ... (more)

Windows Azure? What's in It for IT Professionals

Windows Azure relevant to Microsoft private cloud solutions is, in my view, as critical as what Active Directory means to Windows infrastructure. In a Windows domain, Active Directory holds the one version of truth and is the ultimate authority of all resources defined. Similarly when it comes to Microsoft cloud computing, there is no question that Windows Azure is the de facto platform as an extension of Active Directory in the cloud. While enterprise IT is transitioning form on-premise deployment to an emerging architecture of hybrid cloud, IT professionals are facing unprecede... (more)

Hyper-V over SMB

Hyper-V over Server Message Block (SMB) signifies a newly emerging trend of cost reductions on storage hardware and a progressing standardization of storage virtualization solutions. In Windows Server 2012, an SMB file share can now store virtual machine (VM) and SQL Server resources in addition to traditional end-user files like office documents. SMB protocol is a network file sharing protocol allowing applications to read and write to files and requesting services from server programs in a computer network. Windows Server 2012 introduces the new 3.0 version of SMB protocol. A W... (more)