Microsoft Azure 102 – Installing and Configuring Azure PowerShell

In this presentation, screen by screen I walked through the installation and configuration of Azure PowerShell. There are two ways to connect PowerShell with an Azure subscription. One uses Azure Active Directory and the other is with a publish-settings file. Both are detailed in this delivery. I also demonstrated a simple routine to remotely stop…


Microsoft Azure 101 (Part 3/3) – Cloud Service and Virtual Machine

This Azure 101 series presents a set of core competencies of Microsoft Azure for IT professionals and serves as prerequisites (https://aka.ms/Prerequisites) for attending Microsoft events relevant to Microsoft Azure including: Virtual network Storage account  Cloud service and virtual machine (This post) In each topic, i walked through the specifics of processes and steps with screen-to-screen…


Microsoft Azure 101, Storage Account Essentials

This Azure 101 series presents a set of core competencies of Microsoft Azure for IT professionals and serves as prerequisites (https://aka.ms/Prerequisites) for attending Microsoft events relevant to Microsoft Azure including: Virtual network Storage account (This post) Cloud service and virtual machines In each topic, i walked through the specifics of processes and steps with screen-to-screen…


Screen-by-Screen Guided Labs for US IT Camps in Spring of 2015

The following are click-through demos of the hands-on labs included in IT Camps delivered in the spring of 2015. Copies of printed lab instructions are available at event days, while an online version is also at https://aka.ms/FY15Q3Labs. In addition, Notice accessing Microsoft Azure does require a subscription. As needed, one can acquire a free trial…


Microsoft Azure 101, Virtual Network Essentials

This Azure 101 series presents a set of core competencies of Microsoft Azure for IT professionals including: virtual network, storage, cloud service and virtual machines. In each topic, i walked through the specifics of processes and steps with screen-to-screen details of examined scenarios. This post is specific to creating and configuring a Microsoft Azure virtual…


IT Camp Presentation for the Spring of 2015

In this wave of deliveries, we demo the methodology to build IT services with Microsoft Azure and migrate on-premises workloads to cloud as well. Filed under: cloud computing, hybrid cloud, iaas, powershell, virtualization, windows, windows azure


My Presentations at SharePoint Saturday, Virginia BEach

Here are the two presentations (Azure AutoScaling and Azure Primer) I did at SharePoint Saturday, Virginia Beach on Jan. 10th, 2015. Filed under: cloud computing, iaas, virtualization, windows azure


Azure Weekly Demo

Every Friday, there is a short online demo session on Microsoft Azure. You can register for it at https://azureinfo.microsoft.com/AzureDemos.html. It’s very focused and with just a few slides. Here’s my session on Jan. 9th, 2015 on creating a virtual network in Microsoft Azure. If you would like to evaluate Microsoft Azure, a 30-day free trial…