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In Part One , I showed you important artifacts in Windows Azure IaaS. Why they are needed and the sequence to create and deploy them. To better manage all resources in a deployment, my best practice is to tag all deployed. I normally create a tag based...(read more)
In Part One , I showed you important artifacts in Windows Azure IaaS. Why they are needed and the sequence to create and deploy them. To better manage all resources in a deployment, my best practice is to tag all deployed. I normally create a tag based...(read more)
This blog post series is to examine key Windows Azure IaaS concepts and deployment methodology. Part One presents the artifacts which together constitutes an IaaS deployment by walking through a scenario to configure a virtual network and deploy a VM...(read more)
[ Part 2 ] This blog post series is to examine key Windows Azure IaaS concepts and deployment methodology. Part One presents the artifacts which together constitutes an IaaS deployment by walking through a scenario to configure a virtual network and deploy...(read more)
This post presented as a supplement to NIST 800-145 defines the term, service , addresses the significance and ramifications of the three cloud computing service delivery models . What Is IaaS For IT professionals, infrastructure are servers which collectively...(read more)
Using the 4 easy steps provided in this article, you’ll be able to activate a Windows Azure 30-day free trial subscription , suitable for building your Lab in the Cloud for Windows Server 2012 R2 or Linux without the need for local on-premises lab hardware...(read more)
Using the 4 easy steps provided in this article, you’ll be able to activate a Windows Azure 30-day free trial subscription , suitable for building your Lab in the Cloud for Windows Server 2012 R2 or Linux without the need for local on-premises lab hardware...(read more)
Research has shown that approximately 65% to 70% of organizations today have more than one hypervisor deployed. This presents a large opportunity for IT Professionals to increase their technical differentiation and value in the IT marketplace by supporting...(read more)
Research has shown that approximately 65% to 70% of organizations today have more than one hypervisor deployed. This presents a large opportunity for IT Professionals to increase their technical differentiation and value in the IT marketplace by supporting...(read more)
Over the years, VMware has contributed much to server virtualization and made an impact on the IT industry. A great competitor, VMware has been and in my view made Microsoft a stronger and better IT solution provider. Both have been trying hard to help...(read more)
Over the years, VMware has contributed much to server virtualization and made an impact on the IT industry. A great competitor, VMware has been and in my view made Microsoft a stronger and better IT solution provider. Both have been trying hard to help...(read more)
  To run Windows Azure PowerShell Cmdlets, first acquire a Windows Azure subscription. If not having one already, from http://aka.ms/200 you can easily get a free 30-day trial subscription with $200 credit. Then simply follow the...(read more)
  To run Windows Azure PowerShell Cmdlets, first acquire a Windows Azure subscription. If not having one already, from http://aka.ms/200 you can easily get a free 30-day trial subscription with $200 credit. Then simply follow...(read more)
    Additional information: Automated IaaS Deployment Windows Azure 30-day free trial with $200 credit Yung Chou’s TechNet Radio Series...(read more)
    Additional information: Automated IaaS Deployment Windows Azure 30-day free trial with $200 credit Yung Chou’s TechNet Radio Series...(read more)
One of the five essential attributes of cloud computing (ref. The 5-3-2 Principle of Cloud Computing ) is resource pooling which is an important differentiator separating the thought process of traditional IT from that of a service-based, cloud computing...(read more)
One of the five essential attributes of cloud computing (ref. The 5-3-2 Principle of Cloud Computing ) is resource pooling which is an important differentiator separating the thought process of traditional IT from that of a service-based, cloud computing...(read more)
With Windows Azure PowerShell Cmdlets , the process to customize and automate an infrastructure deployment to Windows Azure Infrastructure Services (IaaS) has become a relatively simple and manageable task. This article examines a sample script which...(read more)
This post presented as a supplement to NIST 800-145 defines the term, service , addresses the significance and ramifications of the three cloud computing service delivery models . What Is IaaS For IT professionals, infrastructure are servers which collectively...(read more)
Keith Mayer and Yung Chou are back and in today’s episode they show us how to migrate your virtual machines from VMware to Windows Azure or Windows Server 2012. Tune in as they showcase some of the free tools that are available such as the Microsoft Virtual...(read more)
Keith Mayer and Yung Chou are back and in today’s episode they show us how to migrate your virtual machines from VMware to Windows Azure or Windows Server 2012. Tune in as they showcase some of the free tools that are available such as the Microsoft Virtual...(read more)
Yung Chou and Keith Mayer welcome Server Administrator Brandon Dewar to the show, as he shares with us how his organization has made the decision to move from VMware to Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V. Tune in as they discuss what made Hyper-V and...(read more)
Yung Chou and Keith Mayer welcome Server Administrator Brandon Dewar to the show, as he shares with us how his organization has made the decision to move from VMware to Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V. Tune in as they discuss what made Hyper-V and...(read more)
Yung Chou , Keith Mayer and Greg Shields from Concentrated Technology are back for part 2 of their deploying  and managing a service in the cloud series and in today's episode they demo for us how to plan for  and deploy RDS using System Center 2012 SP1 Virtual Machine Manage...
Yung Chou , Keith Mayer and Greg Shields from Concentrated Technology are back for part 2 of their deploying  and managing a service in the cloud series and in today's episode they demo for us how to plan for  and deploy RDS using System Center 2012 SP1 Virtual Machine Manage...
Yung Chou  and Keith Mayer welcome Greg Shields from Concentrated Technology to the show as they discuss the differences between virtualization and cloud computing and how the two complement each other as well as how you can take the principles you learned from virtualization and ...
Yung Chou  and Keith Mayer welcome Greg Shields from Concentrated Technology to the show as they discuss the differences between virtualization and cloud computing and how the two complement each other as well as how you can take the principles you learned from virtualization and ...
With Windows Azure PowerShell Cmdlets , the process to customize and automate an infrastructure deployment to Windows Azure Infrastructure Services (IaaS) becomes a relatively simple and manageable task. This article examines a sample script which automatically...(read more)
Some noticeable advantages to run applications in Windows Azure are availability and fault tolerance achieved by the so-called fault domains and upgrade domains. These two terms represent important strategies in cloud computing for deploying and upgrading...(read more)
I somehow got into writing PowerShell script in the last few days for facilitating deploying Windows Azure VMs into configured subnets for our upcoming Windows Azure IaaS Training Days. ( Here’s the shameless plug.) First I got started with Windows Azure...(read more)
I somehow got into writing PowerShell script in the last few days for facilitating deploying Windows Azure VMs into configured subnets for our upcoming Windows Azure IaaS Training Days. ( Here’s the shameless plug.) First I got started with Windows Azure...(read more)
Windows Azure Infrastructure Services ( IaaS ) for IT Professionals Join us for a series of interactive weekly webcasts designed and in-person events to help you understand the ‘on-demand’ infrastructure scenarios and walk away with real-world proof of...(read more)
Microsoft US Platform Technology Evangelists , have published a series of articles that step through building your very own Private Cloud by leveraging Windows Server 2012 , Windows Azure Infrastructure as a Service ( IaaS ) and System Center 2012 Service...(read more)
We’re here for the final part in our Building a Private Cloud series and in today’s episode Keith Mayer and Yung Chou show us to manage our hybrid cloud environment with System Center 2012 SP1 App Controller . Tune in as they demo for us how to get started...(read more)
This short article shows you how to easily resolve this issue. Symptoms You try Windows Azure PowerShell script similar to the following as part of the process to deploy the first VM into a new AD forest . The following shows only the statements relevant...(read more)
In Part 12 of their Building a Private Cloud series, Keith Mayer and Yung Chou explore the world of hybrid cloud scenarios using Windows Azure Virtual Networks . Tune in as they walk us through some common scenarios where IT Pros may find it more appealing...(read more)
Continuing their Building a Private Cloud with System Center 2012 SP1   series, Keith Mayer and Yung Chou walk us through the steps needed to dynamically optimize our virtual machines. Tune in as they show us how to set the reserve capacity for our...(read more)
We’ve hit Part 10 in our Building a Private Cloud with System Center 2012 SP1 series, and in today’s episode Keith Mayer and Yung Chou discuss how you can protect your newly created private cloud with Data Protection Manager. Tune in as they discuss disaster...(read more)
For this topic and like many others in cloud computing , the first order of business is to know what exactly a hybrid cloud is. Cloud is a broad subject and covers very much every aspect of IT from hardware acquisition, infrastructure, deployment, management...(read more)
In part 9 of their Building a Private Cloud with System Center 2012 SP1 , Keith Mayer and Yung Chou tackle the process of servicing and updating our private cloud applications and the underlying fabric . Tune in as they show us step-by-step how to update...(read more)