Luper's Learnings – Azure Technical Community for Partners (June 2015)

This is the June 2015 monthly edition of Luper’s Learnings. Are you still recovering from all the meat that came out of //build and Ignite? I know that I am! Well, here we are, in a new month and, since Azure operates at cloud speed, there’s even more Learnings to share. While I discussed Ignite…


Luper's Learnings – Azure Technical Community for Partners (July 2015)

This is the July 2015 monthly edition of Luper’s Learnings. Celebration abounds! As I write this, it’s the afternoon of 1 July here in Redmond. I hope that my Canadian friends had a Happy Canada Day. Today also marks the 1st day of Microsoft’s FY16 fiscal year, this weekend in the US we’ll celebrate our…


Luper's Learnings – Azure Technical Community for Partners (August 2015)

This is the August 2015 monthly edition of Luper’s Learnings. We’re now a full month into Microsoft’s new fiscal year (FY16) and I’m here to tell you that after the enthusiasm of our Worldwide Partner Conference and several internal events during the month of July, Azure is top of mind for all at Microsoft and…


Luper's Learnings – Azure Technical Community for Partners (September 2015)

In the US and Canada, we had the Labor Day holiday yesterday which means that Summer is officially over. Kids are back to school, temperatures will be dropping, work travel will be picking up and… the weather (and computing) will be getting cloudier! I hope that you enjoyed summer holidays (or winter for those in…


Luper's Learnings – Azure Technical Community for Partners (October 2015)

Wow… it’s October. Where, oh where did 2015 go? I hope that everyone has a terrific last few months of the calendar year. As I’m writing this, it’s Friday evening in my hotel in Stockholm, Sweden where I’ve spent two days meeting with awesome Azure partners. I hope that you have or had a terrific…


Luper's Learnings – Azure Technical Community for Partners (November 2015)

This is the November 2015 monthly edition of Luper’s Learnings. What an amazing last 30 days it’s been. I had the great opportunity to meet with terrific Azure partners in Sweden, Finland, UK, Spain, Netherlands and Belgium during a two week Europe visit. Last week I attended the two day Azure Tour event in New…


Quick check… Azure VM disks – Managed or Unmanaged?

I wanted to know quickly if a disk attached to an Azure VM is a Managed Disk or an unmanaged disk. Below is how I did it in the portal. In the portal, a Managed Disk attached to a VM will look something like the below: VM Disks Tab: Clicking on the disk name and…