Application Management – Using Linux in Service Templates

For various reasons, Linux is commonplace in large environments. Deploying VMs running Linux with VMM is a useful feature but there can be some confusion around how to do it. In this post, I’ll be going through preparation of Linux images and deployment of Linux in service templates. Linux Preparation There’s a bit of necessary… Read more

Application Management – Service Templates, real reusable examples

Service Template Example Kit – General Web Lab Download the STEK here. In this blog post of this ongoing series we will look at some real world examples of service templates and how to start using them. One of the more challenging aspects of application management can be rapid lab deployments in a repeatable and… Read more

Application Management-Example-Deploying a Service to Your Private Cloud (Part 2)

Hey Readers, so you’ve taken a look at the initial post and are ready for some more information I suppose.  Well if you haven’t seen the previous post, before we dive in, make sure you review on where we started in Part 1 where you can get an idea of the high level goals, some… Read more

The Top 10 Reasons You Should Attend our Sessions at MMS 2013!

Trying to decide which sessions to attend at the 2013 Microsoft Management Summit?  There are a lot of great options this year, and here are ten reasons we think you should check out the sessions hosted by the authors of the Building Clouds blog… You’ll get to learn all about the Fundamentals of Building Clouds… Read more

Switch to Hyper-V with the Hyper-V Switch Program – Part 1 by Michael Lubanski

Switch to Hyper-V with the Hyper-V Switch Program – Part 1 By Michael Lubanski If you are thinking about travelling down the road to the Microsoft Private Cloud, one of the challenges you might face is how to migrate your virtual machines from your current VMware platform to a Hyper-V platform. Sure, you could do… Read more