ARM concepts in Azure Stack for the WAP Administrator – Multi-tier applications

Hello Readers! This blog is part 6 of the series “ARM concepts in Azure Stack for the WAP Administrator.” In this post we’ll discuss how the deployment of multi-tier applications concepts you are familiar with in Windows Azure Pack (WAP) map to Microsoft Azure Stack Technical Preview 1. Note Some information relates to pre-released product which may be substantially modified… Read more

Microsoft Azure Stack Advanced Scenarios for TP1: Beyond the Basics

In the last post we deployed JSON templates and also VM Extensions to Windows and Linux VMs running on Microsoft Azure Stack Technical Preview 1. Next let’s look at the installation and configuration of additional PaaS Resource Providers in Microsoft Azure Stack TP1. Resource providers are suppliers of an Azure /Azure Stack service via ARM… Read more

Microsoft Azure Stack Advanced Scenarios: Fundamentals

If you are testing the capabilities of Azure Stack Technical Preview, you will probably have been deploying virtual machines from the portal.  The IaaS capabilities in Azure Stack are great, but what about being able to deploy multi-components applications as a single entity? Applications can be made up of many parts resources that can include virtual… Read more

Channel 9 Series on Operations Management Suite

Hello Readers, Jim Britt here after a very long time away from blogging .  I wanted to take this opportunity to post some news about a multi part series on Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) created by the Enterprise Cloud Group CAT Team.  Tiander Turpijn and I have given some examples in this series on… Read more

Using the OMS Search API with native PowerShell cmdlets

In a hybrid cloud world where manageability of your resources is key, it’s important to have automation support to leverage APIs that can help you in your to day management. One of those APIs is the Operations Management Suite (OMS) Search API. The OMS Search API allows you to execute saved searches and/or dynamic queries… Read more

ARM concepts in Azure Stack for the WAP Administrator – Packaging and publishing templates in Azure Stack

Hello Readers! This blog is part 5 of the series “ARM concepts in Azure Stack for the WAP Administrator.” In this post we’ll discuss how templates are packaged and published in Azure Stack Technical Preview 1 (TP1), compared to the concepts you may be familiar with today in Windows Azure Pack (WAP). Note Some information… Read more