COSN Platform Best Practices

I've already shared some high-level best practices regarding Cloud OS Network Platform in my previous posts. Today I'll continue sharing my knowledge about building IaaS cloud services based on Hyper-V, System Center and Azure Pack for hosting service providers and big enterprises. Here are my best practices regarding IaaS for Cloud OS Network Platform. 04.02.2016…


CentOS 7 template for Azure Pack

In this post I’ll provide a manual how to create CentOS 7 virtual machine template for Windows Azure Pack. This is an often requested functionality by service providers, and I don’t know why it is not documented on TechNet. I’ll try to fix it 🙂 I’ll provide a way to create a clean Standalone VM…


PowerShell for Azure Pack tenants

In this article I’ll describe a way to manage your resources in Azure Pack using PowerShell. I will be in a role of a tenant (customer), that uses Azure Pack to host VMs, databases and websites. Service is offered by a local service provider. I will use Cloud-V as an example. Cloud-V is a COSN-based…


Microsoft Cloud OS Network Platform (2/2)

In this article I'll continue the story about COSN Platform – an ultimate solution for service providers to provide Azure-like services, hosted in a local datacenter. First post is available here. High Availability of the COSN Platform COSN Platform was designed to be highly available, cost optimized and scalable. It consists of several major components, and…


Microsoft Cloud OS Network Platform (1/2)

In a previous post I've described what is Hybrid Cloud in terms of Microsoft. I've mentioned one part of Cloud OS called "Cloud OS Network". Today I will describe what is "Microsoft Cloud OS Network platform" (or shortly – COSN Platform) – a stack of Microsoft products and technologies, on which all Cloud OS Network…