Resizing Data Disks in the Cloud on Microsoft Azure with Windows PowerShell

Resizing existing Azure VM data disks just got a whole lot easier with the introduction of an enhanced Update-AzureDisk PowerShell cmdlet in the latest version of the Azure PowerShell module. In this article, I’ll step through the process of using this new cmdlet to increase the size of an existing data disk on an Azure…


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…


TechNet Radio: (Part 10) Building Your Hybrid Cloud – Windows Azure Pack Remote Console Support

In our ongoing "Building a Hybrid Cloud" series, Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze, are back and in today’s episode they showcase the Windows Azure Pack Remote Console. Tune in for this in-depth, demo heavy episode as they show us how to configure a remote desktop gateway for VM console access. [5:50] Let’s discuss Remote Console…


(Module 4) Uploading and Importing VMs to Microsoft Azure

In this module we'll show you how to upload and import your VMs from Azure AWS to Microsoft Azure.   This video is part of the Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA). The MVA is a free program delivering structured learning paths for IT Professionals on various Microsoft products and solutions. After watching this video, visit:www.MicrosoftVirtualAcademy.com, enroll…


(Module 3) Exporting and Converting VMs from Amazon AWS

In this module we'll be looking at the first half of the migration process – how to export and convert VMs from Amazon AWS. This video is part of the Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA). The MVA is a free program delivering structured learning paths for IT Professionals on various Microsoft products and solutions. After watching…


(Module 2) Preparing for Migration from Amazon AWS to Microsoft Azure

In this module we'll be walking you through the process of how to prepare your VMs for migration from Amazon AWS to Microsoft Azure. This video is part of the Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA). The MVA is a free program delivering structured learning paths for IT Professionals on various Microsoft products and solutions. After watching…


(Module 1) Why Migrate from Amazon AWS to Azure?

In this module we'll be discussing why organizations are choosing to migrate from Amazon AWS to Microsoft Azure as well as call out some of the specific reasons why so many are making this move now. This video is part of the Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA). The MVA is a free program delivering structured learning…


TechNet Radio: (Part 9) Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud – Scaling Cloud Applications

In part 9 of our  “Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud” series on TechNet Radio, Keith Mayer and Yung Chou are back and this episode they discuss in depth the ability for DevOps organizations to scale up or scale down cloud applications. Tune in as they discuss Azure’s unique flexibility in terms of capacity planning for…


TechNet Radio: (Part 8) Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud – Rollback Plan? What rollback plan?

In part 8 of our  “Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud” series on TechNet Radio, Keith Mayer and Jennelle Crothers explore the world of roll-backs and how Microsoft Azure can streamline both the roll-back and roll-forward process for most dev teams. [1:40] It seems like most dev teams spend lots of time on roll-forward plans for…

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