Welcome!

Virtually speaking about this clear cloudy day

Yung Chou

Subscribe to Yung Chou: eMailAlertsEmail Alerts
Get Yung Chou via: homepageHomepage mobileMobile rssRSS facebookFacebook twitterTwitter linkedinLinkedIn


Latest Blogs from Yung Chou
Those who had familiarized themselves with Credential Guard in Windows 10 prior to the Anniversary, i.e. version 1607, Update may have found that the ways to enable and configuring the feature seem have changed sine the release. Indeed, there are a few discrepancies in UI and hence ope...
Windows 10 Enterprise has introduced a set of new security features including Credential Guard which is a key for securing derived credentials and defend ‘credential theft and reuse’ attacks like Pass-the-Hash (PtH) and Pass-the-Ticket. This article is to provide a technical background...
As a firmware interface standard to replace BIOS (Basic Input/Output System), UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) specification has been a collective effort by UEFI Forum members for a while. UEFI is in essence an abstraction layer between firmware and OS, and independent of d...
I had a chance to speak about Windows 10 security and met great folks in San Antonio. My topic was  “Facing increasing malware threats and a growing trend of BYOD with Windows 10” and here’s  the presentation.  Filed under: security, windows 10 Tagged: apt, authenticatio...
My colleague, Jennelle Crothers, and I got a chance to chat about the usability and ease of use in this episode of Windows 10 series in TechNet Radio. She’s great and we had much fun doing it. Jennelle did a quick demo on how to make Windows 10 even easier to use.
My colleague, Jennelle Crothers, and I got a chance to chat about the usability and ease of use in this episode of Windows 10 series in TechNet Radio. She’s great and we had much fun doing it. Jennelle did a quick demo on how to make Windows 10 even easier to use.  Filed under: Te...
This is something I had wanted to do for a while. Finally did welcome Charles Joy, a Principal Program Manager on the Azure Stack team, back to the show and we discussed the recent release of Microsoft Azure Stack Technical Preview 1. It’s a fun episode. Enjoy it. Filed under: azure st...
Yung Chou, Kevin Remde and Dan Stolts continue their TechNet Radio multi-part Windows 10 series and in part 2 they showcase free tools like the User State Migration Toolkit (USMT)  that can easily migrate users and user data to Windows 10 from Windows XP, 7 and 8. Filed under: Mem...
 Yung Chou, Kevin Remde and Dan Stolts kick off a new multi-part Windows 10 series today and in Part 1 they discuss the many ways in which you can deploy, upgrade and manage Windows 10 in your Enterprise IT environment. Filed under: TechNet Radio, windows 10 Tagged: Deployment, in...
This wave of TechNet events focuses on Azure (IaaS) V2, namely Azure Resource Manager or ARM. It is part of IT Innovation series currently delivered in US metros and many other geo-locations in the spring of 2016. For those outside of the US, go to http://aka.ms/ITInnovation to find ou...
Internet Climate Recently, as hacking has become a business model and identity theft an everyday phenomenon, there is increasing hostility in Internet and an escalating concerns for PC and network securities. No longer is a long and complex password sufficient to protect your assets. I...
I am starting a series of Windows 10 contents with much on security features. A number of topics including Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), hardware- and virtualization-based securities like Credential Guard and Device Guard, Windows as a Service are all included in upcoming posts. T...
It is a great pleasure to have an opportunity to meet the wonderful and vibrant student community and speak about cloud computing at UTA on October 8, 2015. I focused on making the point of why cloud and why now, demonstrated with the ability to constructing computing fabric and deploy...
http://www.yungchou.net/2015/09/27/moving-data-in-out-and-between-azure-storage-accounts-using-azcopy//Filed under: azure101, cloud computing, DevOps, hybrid cloud, ITCamp, private cloud, virtualization, windows azure Tagged: AzCopy
In the last few months, I have taken a few opportunities to talk about deploying an application as a service. This is a subject with many aspects in connecting the concepts of cloud computing, application deployment process and IT operations. I find it also encompasses great frequently...
In part 5 of our “Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud”  series, Keith Mayer and I got a chance to discuss and demonstrate ways to manage and automate a hybrid cloud environment. System Center, Microsoft Azure and Windows...(read more)
To publish a gallery item in Windows Azure Pack (WAP), the associated OS image disks, i.e. vhd files, must be set according to what in the readme file of a gallery resource package. For those who are not familiar with the operations, this can be a frustrating...(read more)
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...(read more)
This is a short presentation to introduce Azure IaaS essential features to IT pros. Azure will quickly become transparent for Windows administrators once the basic concepts are in place, which is what this presentation is trying to facilitate. This is...(read more)
This is a short presentation to introduce Azure IaaS essential features to IT pros. Azure will quickly become transparent for Windows administrators once the basic concepts are in place, which is what this presentation is trying to facilitate. Filed under...(read more)
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)
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)
A knowledge portal with free self-training contents of Microsoft products and solutions is Microsoft Virtual Academy at http://aka.ms/MVA1 . Developed courses as shown below are presented by topics and products for an individual to develop and customize...(read more)
A knowledge portal with free self-training contents of Microsoft products and solutions is Microsoft Virtual Academy at http://aka.ms/MVA1. Developed courses as shown below are presented by topics and products for an individual to develop and customize...(read more)
Microsoft Azure has provided two pricing schedules, Standard and Basic, and each has a set of configurations available for deploying a VM. This article provides a quick reference while highlighting important considerations for choosing a VM configuration...(read more)
Microsoft Azure has provided two pricing schedules, Standard and Basic, and each has a set of configurations available for deploying a VM. This article provides a quick reference while highlighting important considerations for choosing a VM configuration...(read more)
In part 9 of our “ Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud ” series on TechNet Radio, Keith Mayer and Yung Chou are back and this episode they discuss in depth the ability for DevOps organizations to scale up or scale down cloud applications. Tune in as they...(read more)
Here’s a list of Windows 8 apps that I thought perhaps you will be interested in reviewing. Please rate an app that you have tried so we all can know your viewpoint and learn from your experience as well. I have highlighted my favorites. Eating Pizza...(read more)
In part 7 of our “ Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud ” series on TechNet Radio, Keith Mayer and Yung Chou welcome Sr. Program Manager Michael Greene to the show as they discuss the importance of configuration management for organizations that are starting...(read more)
In part 7 of our  “Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud” series on TechNet Radio, Keith Mayer and Yung Chou welcome Sr. Program Manager Michael Greene to the show as they discuss the importance of configuration management for organizations that are starting...(read more)
Continuing our “ Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud ” series on TechNet Radio, Yung Chou welcomes Sr. Program Manager Charles Joy to the show as they discuss the be the importance of automation in your datacenter especially when it comes to advancing your...(read more)
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)
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)
Microsoft Azure RemoteApp is a solution which can be rapidly deployed for anywhere accessing remote resources with a variety of devices including Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, or Android. A user will install a Microsoft Remote Desktop client on an Internet...(read more)
Microsoft Azure RemoteApp is a solution which can be rapidly deployed for anywhere accessing remote resources with a variety of devices including Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, or Android. A user will install a Microsoft Remote Desktop client on an Internet...(read more)
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)
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...(read more)
Bank of America Parking Panda Gojee YumVy Avis Starwood...(read more)
What It Is This is a combination of Remote Desktop and highly scalable Windows server-based applications hosted in Microsoft Azure. Company published applications are centrally managed and protected in Microsoft Azure. At the same time, employees can...(read more)
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,...