Fetching your Azure core count limit for each region using PowerShell (ARM)

azure core limits by region
azure core limits by region

With the move to Azure Resource Manager, it looks like the core-count limits are now per-region-per-subscription instead of just per-subscription.  How do you find out what your limits are? I was asked that question, so threw together this PowerShell script to give us the answer: Add-AzureRmAccount $regionlist = (Get-AzureLocation).Name $limits = foreach ($region in $regionlist)…

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Microsoft Azure – Cloud Backup and Recovery

If you’re new to the cloud, or the public cloud, you may be wondering what are some typical workloads, and how you can integrate it into your existing environment.  One of those workloads is backup, and its a pretty easy one to understand both from the practical point of view, and from potential to provide…

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Microsoft Azure – How to sign up

In my last blog post – It’s Alive! The Australian Azure Geo – I introduced you to the new Australian Azure Geo that opened.  This time I’m going to cover off a few of the different ways you can get access to Azure.  In the next few posts I'll take a closer look at some…

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It’s Alive! The Australian Azure Geo

By now you will have probably heard that our shiny new Azure Geo in Australia is live!  This brings added value to us here in New Zealand – including the benefits of public cloud pricing, reliability, and security.  Perhaps two of the biggest benefits of the local Azure Geo are as follows: lower latency higher…

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