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Video: Removing a Resource Group in Azure

I recently recorded this video as a companion to the Azure Documentation page – “Deploy and manage virtual machines using Azure Resource Manager templates and PowerShell”, and specifically showing off the task “Removing a Resource Group in Azure” I hope you find it useful!… Read more

Video: Displaying Information about a Virtual Machine in Microsoft Azure with PowerShell

I recently recorded this video as a companion to the Azure Documentation page – “Deploy and manage virtual machines using Azure Resource Manager templates and PowerShell”, and specifically showing off the task “Displaying Information about a Virtual Machine in Microsoft Azure with PowerShell” I hope you find it useful!… Read more

Video: Deploy Multi-VM App with a Virtual Network and Load Balancer in Azure Resource Manager

I recently recorded this video as a companion to the Azure Documentation page – “Deploy and manage virtual machines using Azure Resource Manager templates and PowerShell”, and specifically showing off the task “Deploy Multi-VM App with a Virtual Network and Load Balancer in Azure Resource Manager” I hope you find it useful!… Read more

Video: Create a Custom Virtual Machine Image in Azure Resource Manager with PowerShell

I recently recorded this video as a companion to the Azure Documentation page – “Deploy and manage virtual machines using Azure Resource Manager templates and PowerShell”, and specifically showing off the task “Create a Custom Virtual Machine Image in Azure Resource Manager with PowerShell” I hope you find it useful!  … Read more

Video: Deploy a Windows Virtual Machine with Azure Resource Manager Templates and PowerShell

I recently recorded this video as a companion to the Azure Documentation page – “Deploy and manage virtual machines using Azure Resource Manager templates and PowerShell”, and specifically showing off the task “Deploy a Windows Virtual Machine” I hope you find it useful!… Read more

This just in: More Updates to Azure Backup

The Azure Blog just posted some exciting news about improvements and updates to Azure Backup, specifically around the backup and retention of Azure Virtual Machines (VMs). “Oh yeah?  How can they make it any better?” Well, for starters.. How would you like to be able to retain a backup of a Virtual Machine for up… Read more

Video: Deploy an Application with Azure Resource Manager Templates

In this video (which complements the documentation found at https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/resource-group-template-deploy/) I walk you through the process of deploying an application with Azure Resource Manager Templates.   … Read more

Azure Site Recovery (ASR) now available in all US Azure Datacenter Regions

This just in… Today, Microsoft has increased the number of datacenter regions that will support Azure Site Recovery.  Datacenter regions added: Central US East US2 North Central US, and South Central US “Cool.. but what is Azure Site Recovery?” Ah.. in case you, like my friend here, don’t know; Azure Site Recovery is Microsoft’s “Disaster… Read more

TechNet Radio: (Part 1) End of Support for Windows Server 2003 – Why Migrate?

Eric Mills and yours truly kick off a new 3 part series today as we discuss the upcoming End of Support for Windows Server 2003.  Tune in for part 1 as we discuss the reasons why you should migrate now to a supported operating system before its too late.   Ready to make the move?… 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