Part 12 of 31 – Connecting System Center App Controller to Windows Azure- 31 Days of IaaS

Kevin Remde is writing for part 13 our “31 Days of Servers in the Cloud” series involves using App Controller to create a virtual machine.  But to do this, you first need to connect and associate App Controller (a component of System Center 2012) with your Windows Azure subscription. So in today’s Part 12, as…


Part 11 of 31 – Running FREE Linux Virtual Machines in the Cloud with Windows Azure- 31 Days of IaaS

Step-by-Step: Running FREE Linux Virtual Machines in the Cloud with Windows Azure – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud – Part 11 of 31 by Keith Mayer http://blogs.technet.com/b/keithmayer/archive/2013/01/11/step-by-step-running-free-linux-virtual-machines-in-the-cloud-with-windows-azure-31-days-of-servers-in-the-cloud-part-11-of-31.aspx   Get Started Now!  Try Windows Azure https://aka.ms/try-azure  Get your Microsoft Trial Products at https://aka.ms/msproducts  (NOTE: Free account requires credit card during registration but not billed…


Article – Dual Booting Windows 7 and Windows Server 2012 or Windows 8

Here are my latest notes for boot to .VHD without messing up your bare metal. This process can be used for Windows Server 2012 or Windows 8. Here’s what you need to have in your IT Toolbox for this exercise. – USB Drive (4GB or larger) – .Get your Windows Server 2012 RTM Eval and…


Part 10 of 31- Getting Started with Windows Azure and Virtual Networking- 31 Days of IaaS

Windows Azure and Virtual Networking – Getting Started –  (31 Days of Windows Servers (VMs) in the Cloud–Part 10 of 31) By Bob Hunt http://blogs.technet.com/b/bobh/archive/2013/01/09/windows-azure-and-virtual-networking-getting-started-step-by-step-31-days-of-windows-servers-vms-in-the-cloud-part-10-of-31.aspx  Get Started Now – (NOTE: Free Account requires a Credit Card during) Try Windows Azure https://aka.ms/try-azure Get your Microsoft Trial Products at https://aka.ms/msproducts In case you missed any of the…


What does my Windows Azure Free Subscription provide me?

Windows Azure Free 90-Day Trial Subscription Includes:   750 small compute hours per month, 10 web sites, 10 mobile services, 1 SQL database, 35GB with 50,000,000 storage transactions, unlimited inbound bandwidth and 20GB outbound. Download the trial and check out these training resources:  To Try Windows Azure go to: https://aka.ms/try-azure   Windows Azure training options…


Part 9 of 31 – Virtual Networking with Windows Azure “What is it?” – 31 Days of IaaS

What is it?  – Windows Azure and Virtual Networking – http://blogs.technet.com/b/bobh/archive/2013/01/09/windows-azure-and-virtual-networking-what-it-is-31-days-of-windows-servers-vms-in-the-cloud-part-9-of-31.aspx Get Started Now – (NOTE: Free Account requires a Credit Card during) Try Windows Azure https://aka.ms/try-azure Get your Microsoft Trial Products at https://aka.ms/msproducts In case you missed any of the series here is a list to all of the articles: https://aka.ms/31azure


Part 8 of 31 – Setting Up Management in Windows Azure – 31 Days of IaaS

This is Day 8 or Part 8 of 31, Setting Up Management in Windows Azure! http://mythoughtsonit.com/2013/01/31-days-of-servers-in-the-cloud-setting-up-management/ Get Started Now – (NOTE: Free Account requires a Credit Card during) Try Windows Azure https://aka.ms/try-azure Get your Microsoft Trial Products at https://aka.ms/msproducts In case you missed any of the series here is a list to all of the…


VTUG wants your best Virtualization articles – Get Paid and Noticed!

This Virtualization User Group (VTUG) is looking for the best online technical content in the world.  Why?  Because our members spend hours upon hours doing research duplicating the research process literally millions of times!  VTUG wants to aggregate the best content on our site so our members have a single place to go to get…


IT Pro Windows Server 2012 Lab Guide 1 for “Early Experts” Program

Early Experts program at:  https://aka.ms/itproexpert IT Pro Windows Server 2012 Lab Guide – Lab 1 Part 1 – Prepare Dual Boot Windows Server 2012 using Native Boot to VHD. Part 2 – Install & Configure Hyper-V. Part 3 – Create Virtual Machines. Part 4 – Configure Virtual Machines. Part 5 – Snapshot. Post Lab Configuration….


Windows Server 2012 “Early Experts” Challenge – Launched in Southeast!

The Windows Server 2012 “Early Experts” Challenge provides a FREE online study group with certification exam preparation materials for quickly learning about the latest version of Windows Server! The Challenge involves a series of Knowledge Quests – starting with the Apprentice Quest below – and each Quest ends with a special completion certificate for you…


Part 7 of 31- Step-by-Step: Build a FREE SharePoint 2013 Lab in the Cloud with Windows Azure- 31 Days of IaaS

Keith Mayer does a great job explaining SharePoint in Windows Azure! http://blogs.technet.com/b/keithmayer/archive/2013/01/07/step-by-step-build-a-free-sharepoint-2013-lab-in-the-cloud-with-windows-azure-31-days-of-servers-in-the-cloud-part-7-of-31.aspx Try Windows Azure https://aka.ms/try-azure Get your Microsoft Trial Products at https://aka.ms/msproducts   In case you missed any of the series here is a list to all of the articles: https://aka.ms/31azure


Part 6 of 31 – Windows Azure Features Overview – 31 Days of IaaS

Another great post by my peer Yung Chou! https://aka.ms/azureFeatures Try Windows Azure https://aka.ms/try-azure Get your Microsoft Trial Products at https://aka.ms/msproducts In case you missed any of the series here is a list to all of the articles: https://aka.ms/31azure


Part 5 of 31 – Moving a local VM to the Cloud – 31 Days of IaaS

  This is a great blog post by my peer Kevin Remde – Moving a local MV to the Cloud http://blogs.technet.com/b/kevinremde/archive/2013/01/05/31-days-of-servers-in-the-cloud-move-a-local-vm-to-the-cloud-part-5-of-31.aspx Try Windows Azure https://aka.ms/try-azure Get your Microsoft Trial Products at https://aka.ms/msproducts In case you missed any of the series here is a list to all of the articles: https://aka.ms/31azure  


Windows Server 2012 Licensing and Pricing Overview

IT Pro’s have been asking me about Windows Server 2012 Licensing and Pricing so I thought I would post about this – Windows Server 2012 brings our experience with building and operating public clouds to the server platform for private clouds. The new licensing and packaging makes it easier to manage workloads in highly virtualized…


Part 4 of 31 – Servers Talking in the Cloud – 31 Days of IaaS

Servers Talking in the CIoud case you missed any of the series here is a list to all of the articles: https://aka.ms/31azure loud (Part 4 of 31) http://blogs.technet.com/b/matthewms/archive/2013/01/04/31-days-of-servers-in-the-cloud-servers-talking-in-the-cloud-part-4-of-31.aspx Try Windows Azure https://aka.ms/try-azure Get your Microsoft Trial Products at https://aka.ms/msproducts  In case you missed any of the series here is a list to all of the…


IT Time Radio – Brady Gaster discusses the Ins and Outs of Windows Azure Web Site Creation

  Blain Barton welcomes Windows Azure Technical Evangelist, Brady Gaster to the show as they discuss Windows Azure Web Sites and how this can greatly benefit IT Pros who manage their company’s web presence. Tune in and learn about this great new service, as well as what happens underneath the hood when you spin up…


31 Days of IaaS with Windows Azure – (Part 1 and 2 of 31 with running list) – Windows Azure IaaS and You and Building a Free Lab in Azure

Try Windows Azure https://aka.ms/try-azure  Get your Microsoft Trial Products at https://aka.ms/msproducts It’s a good time to plan for the IT Pro opportunities ahead.    What skills do you want to improve?  What do you want to learn?  Thinking about getting Microsoft Certified?  Check out the Early Experts program at:  https://aka.ms/itproexpert ___________________________________________________________________ The team and I are…