Tool: ARM Template Checker for Microsoft Azure Stack

UPDATE 11/21/2016: This tool has now been superseded by the ARM Template Validator available here : https://github.com/Azure/AzureStack-Tools/tree/master/TemplateValidator Hello Readers, Currently in preview, one of benefits of Microsoft Azure Stack is how it brings consistency between templates you can deploy in the public cloud (Microsoft Azure) and on-premises (Microsoft Azure Stack, in your datacenter or a… Read more

ARM concepts in Azure Stack for the WAP Administrator — Offers, Plans, and Subscriptions

Hello Readers! This blog is part 3 of the series “ARM concepts in Azure Stack for the WAP Administrator.” In this post we’ll discuss how the plans, subscriptions, and add-ons concepts you are familiar with in Windows Azure Pack (WAP) map to the brand-new Microsoft Azure Stack Technical Preview 1. Note Some information relates to pre-released product which may be… Read more

ARM concepts in Azure Stack for the WAP Administrator — Cloud Service Delivery

Hello Readers! This blog is part 2 of the series “ARM concepts in Azure Stack for the WAP Administrator”. In this post we’ll discuss how cloud resources (virtual machines, virtual networks, web sites, etc.) are provisioned in Windows Azure Pack (WAP) and then we’ll discuss how they are provisioned in Microsoft Azure Stack. Note Some information relates to pre-released… Read more

ARM concepts in Azure Stack for the WAP Administrator–Introduction Post

You may have read about the first Technical Preview for Azure Stack, that was just released. This blog post tells you all about it, and the bits have since been released, with the documentation and a white paper. A cornerstone component of Azure Stack is Azure Resource Manager (ARM). It plays a central role in… Read more

Automation of Remote Console deployment for CPS Standard

For this post, we are glad to host Thomas Roettinger, Program Manager in Microsoft’s Private Cloud Solutions team, announcing the availability of artifacts that will help you deploy the Remote Console feature in Microsoft Cloud Platform System (CPS) Standard. The Remote Console feature First of all, what is the Remote Console feature? Have you ever… Read more