(Part 1) Open Source + Azure: Building Linux in the Cloud

Keith Mayer and Tommy Patterson kick off a new  series today on “Open Source + Azure” and in part 1 they cover the building blocks and how to for Linux in the Cloud with Microsoft Azure. [2:44] Open Source and Microsoft? How does that work? [8:11] Why should someone pick Azure for their Open Source…


TechNet Radio: (Part 1) Open Source + Azure: Building Linux in the Cloud

Keith Mayer and Tommy Patterson kick off a new  series today on “Open Source + Azure” and in part 1 they cover the building blocks and how to for Linux in the Cloud with Microsoft Azure. [2:44] Open Source and Microsoft? How does that work? [8:11] Why should someone pick Azure for their Open Source…


TechNet Radio: (Part 18) Building Your Hybrid Cloud – Automated Provisioning for Linux in the Cloud with Microsoft Azure

Next up in our ongoing series to “Build a Hybrid Cloud” Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze look at automated provisioning for Linux in the cloud with Microsoft Azure. Tune in as they explore the various ways in which you can automate workloads for Linux in Azure by using either Azure Automation, PowerShell DSC for Linux,…


TechNet Radio: (Part 17) Building Your Hybrid Cloud – End-to-End IaaS Workload Provisioning in the Cloud with Azure Automation and PowerShell DSC

Keith Mayer welcomes special guest Tommy Patterson to the series as they discuss end-to-end IaaS workload provisioning in the Cloud with Azure Automation and PowerShell DSC. Tune in as they break down automation into 3 main categories of tasks (managing and orchestrating the overall process, provisioning cloud fabric resources, and provisioning workloads, like operating systems…


TechNet Radio: (Part 2) Supporting a Mobile First World – Identity Management with Azure Active Directory

In part 2 of our Enterprise Device Management series, Jennelle Crothers and Keith Mayer discuss the importance of Identity Management and how Azure Active Directory applies to this Mobile-First, Cloud-First world. [1:25] What is Azure Active Directory? [6:59] DEMO: Creating a New Azure Active Directory tenant [13:10] DEMO: Adding applications to Azure AD [21:00] DEMO: Azure…


Automating Azure Autoscale Rules via PowerShell and REST API

In recent articles, we've walked through automated provisioning for an Azure VM environment using Azure Automation and PowerShell DSC.  We've also explored leveraging the Azure Cross-Platform CLI for automated provisioning of Linux workloads on Azure.  After provisioning our workloads, we've even automated the configuration of ongoing health monitoring and alerting. What's next? Let's automate the…


Partner Tech Night – What's New in Microsoft Azure for Infrastructure and Development Partners – Deck and Resources

Thank you for attending our recent Partner Tech Night in Columbus OH on What's New in Microsoft Azure for Infrastructure and Development Partners. Below, I've included a copy of our session deck and additional next step resources. What's New in Microsoft Azure for Partners Download this deck for offline review. Additional Resources New Azure Specialist…


Early Experts Study Guide for Microsoft Specialist Certification Exam 70-534, Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions

  Disclaimer: This exam study guide is not intended as a replacement for formal training on Microsoft Azure. This exam study guide is intended as a study reference tool to assist experienced architects with preparing for Microsoft Specialist certification via Exam 70-534, Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions. Exam 70-534 is one of three exams that can…