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Picking up where we last left off, Yung Chou and Keith Mayer continue our Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud series as they welcome Andrew Weiss from Microsoft Consulting Services as they show us how we can manage Docker containers using PowerShell DSC. [1:15] What is Docker? [4:06] How is it relevant to IT pros? [8:20]  DEMO: Docker in action (read more) ... (more)

DevOps, Automation, and Cloud Computing

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 Compu... (more)

What Is and What Is Not Cloud Computing and Why Do I as an IT Pro Care

This was a presentation which I delivered at Stratford University in PDF format. My focus was on bringing clarity of cloud computing to the audiences so we can better articulate the business values of cloud computing and why cloud is or perhaps is not...(read more ) ... (more)

Deploying Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 Enterprise Clients to Microsoft Azure Available for MSDN Subscribers

As announced at TechEd 2014 North America , deploying Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 Enterprise clients to Microsoft Azure is now available for MSDN subscribers. The following is a typical user experience. Log into Microsoft Azure Management Portal with a...(read more ) ... (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)