Troubleshooting Windows Azure Pack – Plans and Subscriptions

Hello Readers Next topic on our Windows Azure Pack (WAP) Troubleshooting tour is "Plans and Subscriptions". Briefly Plan, Subscriptions and Resource Providers can be described in the following way: Tenant: One or more individuals consuming services from the Windows Azure Pack via a subscription. Plan: Contains one or more services (Resource Providers: VM, DB, Web,… Read more

Configuring VMM and OM for IaaS usage and metering

In the previous blog post (here) I explained how usage and reporting works in Windows Azure Pack and System Center 2012 R2. As a follow up, I will take a deeper look into how usage and reporting can be configured step by step, This should allow the reader to setup this scenario without having to… Read more

Realizing the Full Potential of Hyper-V Network Virtualization

Today we have a treat for you! Richard Hicks, a Microsoft MVP in TMG firewalls and now a DirectAccess expert, shares some very interesting and useful information with you on some new features and capabilities in System Center Virtual Machine Manager and Hyper-V. In this article Richard covers an interesting aspect of private cloud, which… Read more

Automation–Orchestrator Runbook Spotlight–Virtual Machine Startup by Priority

Hello Readers/Viewers! Today we are going to take an in depth look at a specific example Runbook – Virtual Machine Startup by Priority Use Case: Ability to query Virtual Machine Manager for Virtual Machines (for more than 1 Virtual Machine) within a Cloud, then start up those Virtual Machines in a specified order (often used… Read more