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 5) Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud – Hybrid Cloud Management and Automation

In part 5 of our "Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud"  series, Yung Chou and Keith Mayer demonstrate ways in which you can manage and automate your hybrid cloud environment. Tune in for this demo heavy session as they showcase System Center, Microsoft Azure and the Windows Azure Pack as well as PowerShell for Azure,…


TechNet Radio: (Part 12) Building Your Hybrid Cloud – Windows Azure Pack and the Virtual Machine Role Gallery

In this episode of our “Building a Hybrid Cloud” series, Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze walk us through a common customer scenario in which many organizations are looking at how they can scale a multi-VM environment (similar to Service Templates in Virtual Machine Manager) in the Windows Azure Pack.  Check out this demo intensive session…


TechNet Radio: (Part 4) Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud – Planning Hybrid Cloud Virtualization

In part 4 of our “Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud”  series, Blain Barton and Keith Mayer tackle the topic of virtualization in a Hybrid Cloud environment.  Tune in as they discuss how virtualization is no longer constrained to the physical capacity of an on-premise environment and then showcase some tools and techniques that are…


TechNet Radio: (Part 11) Building Your Hybrid Cloud – Service Management Automation

Today we continue our "Building a Hybrid Cloud" series,  and in this episode Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze, show us how we can manage large amounts of resources in an automated and standardized way.  Tune in as they showcase Service Management Automation (SMA) as well as Microsoft Azure Automation which allows you to automate the…


TechNet Radio: (Part 2) Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud – How Does Microsoft Azure and the Cloud align with DevOps?

Matt Hester and Keith Mayer continue our special “Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud” series on TechNet Radio and in part 2 of our series they discuss how Microsoft Azure and cloud computing can be leveraged to help accelerate the transition to DevOps in an organization.  [1:37] What is DevOps and why is it important? [9:53]…


TechNet Radio: (Part 9) Hyper-V from a VMware Admin’s Perspective – How does Networking work in Hyper-V?

In Part 9 of our  "Hyper-V from a VMware admin's perspective" series, Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze discuss how networking is supported in Hyper-V. Tune in as they take a look at different network approaches from NIC Teaming , Standard vSwitches vs. Distributed (Logical vSwitches) vs. Network Virtualization (HNV). [2:38]  NIC Teaming, Standard vSwitches vs….


TechNet Radio: (Part 8) Hyper-V from a VMware Admin’s Perspective – Supported Guest Operating Systems

In this installment of our "Hyper-V from a VMware admin's perspective" series, Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze discuss support for guest operating systems in Hyper-V. Tune in as they go in depth on supported server and client operating systems as well demo for us how Linux is supported in Hyper-V. [5:08]  What does “supported” mean…


TechNet Radio: (Part 7) Hyper-V from a VMware Admin’s Perspective – Dynamic Workload Balancing

Continuing their “Hyper-V from a VMware admin's perspective" series,Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze show us how to dynamically optimize and manage our virtual machine environment with System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM). Tune in as they discuss and demo intelligent placement, and dynamic and power optimization capabilities. [3:10]  What is dynamic workload balancing and…


Step-by-Step: Build Your Cloud with System Center 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2, Hyper-V and Microsoft Azure

April 11, 2014: Updated to include additional resources … Now, take Build Your Cloud on-the-go with Windows Phone! Are you virtualizing your servers? Yes, of course! Are you spending less time managing your servers as a result?  Hmm … No! Server Virtualization is Great, But … Server virtualization has been a great set of technologies…

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