Microsoft Azure Stack Technical Preview 1: Introduction & Feature Overview

This is something I had wanted to do for a while. Finally did welcome Charles Joy, a Principal Program Manager on the Azure Stack team, back to the show and we discussed the recent release of Microsoft Azure Stack Technical Preview 1. It’s a fun episode. Enjoy it. Filed under: azure stack, cloud computing, DevOps,…

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Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services for IT Pros

This is a short presentation to introduce Azure IaaS essential features to IT pros. Azure will quickly become transparent for Windows administrators once the basic concepts are in place, which is what this presentation is trying to facilitate.   This is a cross-posting from http://yungchou.wordpress.com.

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What Is and What Is Not Cloud Computing and Why Do I as an IT Pro Care

This was a presentation which I delivered at Stratford University in PDF format. My focus was on bringing clarity of cloud computing to the audiences so we can better articulate the business values of cloud computing and why cloud is or perhaps is not the solution for a business problem. Additional resources is available at…

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A Quick Reference of Microsoft Azure VM Pricing and Configurations

Microsoft Azure has provided two pricing schedules, Standard and Basic, and each has a set of configurations available for deploying a VM. This article provides a quick reference while highlighting important considerations for choosing a VM configuration. VM with Standard Pricing Microsoft Azure Standard pricing offers ten defined VM configurations available for deployment. As of…

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TechNet Radio: (Part 9) Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud - Scaling Cloud Applications

In part 9 of our  “Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud” series on TechNet Radio, Keith Mayer and Yung Chou are back and this episode they discuss in depth the ability for DevOps organizations to scale up or scale down cloud applications. Tune in as they discuss Azure’s unique flexibility in terms of capacity planning for…

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TechNet Radio: (Part 7) Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud - Configuration Management

In part 7 of our  “Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud” series on TechNet Radio, Keith Mayer and Yung Chou welcome Sr. Program Manager Michael Greene to the show as they discuss the importance of configuration management for organizations that are starting to leverage the cloud for their daily operations. Tune in as they also demo…

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TechNet Radio: (Part 6) Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud - Automating for Predictability

Continuing our  “Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud” series on TechNet Radio, Yung Chou welcomes Sr. Program Manager Charles Joy to the show as they discuss the be the importance of automation in your datacenter especially when it comes to advancing your DevOps strategy.   [2:36] How does automation help organizations accelerate the delivery of new…

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Yung Chou’s Presentation on Deploying Microsoft AD with Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services

This presentation focuses on Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services essentials Windows AD operability in Microsoft Azure It is not about Windows AD design, implementation, or sys admin Microsoft Azure Active Directory Call to Action Get it! Microsoft Azure 30-Day free trial http://aka.ms/R2 Learn it! Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services http://aka.ms/AzureIaaSMethod Check it! Static VNet IP https://aka.ms/StaticVNetIP Find…

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Deploying Microsoft Azure RemoteApp as a Stand-Alone Cloud Service with QUICK CREATE

Microsoft Azure RemoteApp is a solution which can be rapidly deployed for anywhere accessing remote resources with a variety of devices including Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, or Android. A user will install a Microsoft Remote Desktop client on an Internet-connected laptop, tablet, or phone and access RemoteApp applications running in Microsoft Azure, as if…

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Yung Chou’s Presentation on Deploying Windows 8.1 in Microsoft Azure

My presentation on Deploying Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 in Microsoft Azure Highlights 30-Day free trial – https://aka.ms/R2 VM deployment methodology – https://aka.ms/AzureIaaSMethod User experience (Gallery, Quick Create) Storage Account Cloud Service Capturing (live) image Attaching data disk RDP experience Azure pricing – https://aka.ms/Pricing Azure what-if cost calculator – https://aka.ms/Calculator Azure compliance – https://aka.ms/AzureCompliance Azure…

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