Updated White Paper – Enabling Database as a Service Enabling Database as a Service with the Microsoft Private Cloud Stack

Hello Readers, Just a quick note to let you know that the document from this blog post has just been updated. It now includes updates related to the latest changes and enhancements in Update Rollups (UR) 3, 5 and 6 for Windows Azure Pack. There are also a few additional FAQ entries in the second… Read more

Ignite sessions now posted

We are back from Ignite and the excitement there was palpable. It was indeed a unique experience being there amongst our customers and partners. Interacting with customers and getting feedback from you is vital to help us prioritize and develop solutions that meet your needs – more on this tomorrow! At Ignite, we shared information… Read more

White paper: Modern Application Modeling and Configuration for Infrastructure Clouds

  Hello readers! This blog post introduces the “Modern Application Modeling and Configuration for Infrastructure Clouds” white paper from the Enterprise Cloud Group (ECG) CAT team, that you can download at the link below. We hope you will find this resource useful! Audience This document is for IT professionals or application owners interested in understanding… Read more

Enabling Database as a Service with the Microsoft Private Cloud Stack

Hello Readers, During the course of the last few weeks and months, we’ve been publishing many different articles related to automating database deployments, templates for database workloads in Windows Azure Pack (WAP), blog posts about how to leverage the WAP APIs to work with virtual machines and/or databases, and many others. All of these relate… Read more

Software Defined Networking – Hybrid Clouds using Hyper-V Network Virtualization (Part 3)

Hello Readers and Viewers! Welcome to the last part (3 of 3) of this blog series on Software Defined Networking. In the previous post we have examined how multi-tenant S2S VPN and NAT provide different modes of connectivity to VMs of different tenants with overlapping IP addresses hosted in Fabrikam network. In this post we… Read more

Software Defined Networking – Hybrid Clouds using Hyper-V Network Virtualization (Part 2)

Hello Readers and Viewers! This is part 2 (of 3) in series for Software Defined Networking – Hybrid Clouds using Hyper-V Network Virtualization. In the previous post we covered all of the major concepts related to Hyper-V Network Virtualization. In this post we will examine simple SDN implementation scenario in detail and illustrate how it… Read more

Software Defined Networking – Hybrid Clouds using Hyper-V Network Virtualization (Part 1)

Hello Readers and Viewers! By now, you have likely seen Brad Anderson’s Blog Post (Networking Without Limits: SDN) where he talks about Software Defined Networking, and how it applies to the larger topic of Transform the Datacenter. So what the heck is SDN you ask? Well, as Brad mentioned in his blog, at its core… Read more

Cloud OS Video Series 5–Monitoring the Private Cloud

The Cloud OS Video series is a collection of videos that help you understand the technology, deployment, and management of the Cloud OS leveraging Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 SP1. Each video is designed to be less than 10 minutes and cover a specific topic. These allows you to target your learning easily… Read more

Cloud OS Video Series 4–Enabling Chargeback in System Center

The Cloud OS Video series is a collection of videos that help you understand the technology, deployment, and management of the Cloud OS leveraging Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 SP1. Each video is designed to be less than 10 minutes and cover a specific topic. These allows you to target your learning easily… Read more

Cloud OS Video Series 3-Creating Service Templates using VMware VMDKs

The Cloud OS Video series is a collection of videos that help you understand the technology, deployment, and management of the Cloud OS leveraging Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 SP1. Each video is designed to be less than 10 minutes and cover a specific topic. These allows you to target your learning easily… Read more