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Coming in November, our “Ignite your Business” Tour!

Connect. Learn. Innovate. Whether you’re a Technical Decision Maker, IT Professional or Developer – Ignite Your Business is the event to attend. Learn why Windows 10 is the best platform for business. Connect with our valued partners at the showcase, engage with experts and get hands-on experience. Whether you build, manage or design, this is… Read more

TechNet On Tour: Disaster Recovery using Azure

To follow up on my post of a couple of days ago, I thought I’d share this awesome introductory video discussing our up-coming September/October US events… Have you signed up yet?  GO HERE to select your city and date: https://aka.ms/TechNetTour Hope to see you there!… Read more

Azure for Disaster Recovery: The US Tour

We Technical Evangelists are at it again!  This September and October, we will visit 10 cities to talk about using Microsoft Azure as part of your disaster recovery plan. Attendees will receive a free Microsoft Azure pass and the opportunity to complete several disaster recovery related labs during the course of the workshop. 9/1 –… Read more

If you’re in the area of Saint Louis and can get away from work on May 19, 2015…

We’re hosting another of our IT Camps on Microsoft Azure and how to extend your datacenter into the cloud.  It’s a free, full-day of learning, including hands-on-labs and great resources for further investigation. Go to https://aka.ms/AzureITCampMO for details and to register.  (Hurry.. space is limited!) PS – We’ll also have a drawing for someone to… Read more

Lab 6 (Optional): An Ubuntu Linux VM in Azure (Jan-June 2015 Azure Hybrid Cloud IT Camps)

This post contains Lab 6 of the 5 labs created for our current set of US DX IT Camps.  Yeah.. this is one I just added for good measure. The complete set of labs are listed here: Lab 1 – Building the Foundation (Virtual Network, Storage, and Cloud Service) Lab 2 – Building Workloads (Creating… Read more

Backup/Recover Your Files to/from Azure Storage (Hybrid Cloud for IT Pros – Part 4)

The following article is part 4 of our many-part series, “Hybrid Cloud for IT Pros”.  Click HERE often for the ever-growing full list of articles in this series. At my IT Camp events, when discussing this topic, I’ll often ask my IT Pro friends in attendance the following questions; usually with the following results: “How… Read more

Step-by-Step: Windows Azure Backup

Azure Backup “is a simple and reliable data protection solution which enables customers to back up their on-premises data to Microsoft Azure.”  Remember Windows Server Backup?  Well, like that perennial utility, this one backs up from or restores items to your Windows File System.  “But this one backs up to or restores from Azure?” Bingo.  And… Read more

Active Directory Domain Controllers in Azure? You bet! (Hybrid Cloud for IT Pros – Part 3)

The following article is part 3 of our many-part series, “Hybrid Cloud for IT Pros”.  Click HERE often for the ever-growing full list of articles in this series. “Hey Kevin, I’d like to take advantage of putting application servers up in a virtual network in Azure.  But I need a domain controller for my application… Read more

Lab 4: Building Application & SQL Workloads (Jan-June 2015 Azure Hybrid Cloud IT Camps)

This post contains Lab 3 of the 5 labs created for our current set of US DX IT Camps. The complete set of labs are listed here: Lab 1 – Building the Foundation (Virtual Network, Storage, and Cloud Service) Lab 2 – Building Workloads (Creating your DC and SQL Servers) Lab 3 – Working with… Read more

Lab 2: Building Workloads (Jan-June 2015 Azure Hybrid Cloud IT Camps)

This post contains Lab 2 of the 5 labs created for our current set of US DX IT Camps. The complete set of labs are listed here: Lab 1 – Building the Foundation (Virtual Network, Storage, and Cloud Service) Lab 2 – Building Workloads (Creating your DC and SQL Servers) Lab 3 – Working with… Read more