Oh Where, Oh Where, Did My Azure PowerShell Go?

Oh Where, Oh Where, Did My Azure PowerShell Go?

Today while preparing for an Azure Cloud Lab that I will be delivering next week, I installed the latest version of Azure PowerShell (which in this case is version 1.2.0). Normally, when you have Azure PowerShell installed, you can search…

The Cloud Is Falling (Into Your Datacenter)! The Hybrid Cloud Just Got More “Azurey”

The Cloud Is Falling (Into Your Datacenter)! The Hybrid Cloud Just Got More “Azurey”

You may be familiar with the fable called “Chicken Little”, where a chicken keeps claiming that “The sky is falling!”. In fact, Disney made an animated movie of it. Well, consider this the techno-equivalent: “Azure Stack is coming!”   The Hype…

Microsoft Azure Backup Server (MABS) AKA DPM “Lite”

Microsoft Azure Backup Server (MABS) AKA DPM “Lite”

Recently, Microsoft announced the Microsoft Azure Backup Server (MABS). It’s technically a part of Azure Backup offering, but it’s a little different. In fact, it is more like System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) “lite”. Microsoft Azure Backup Server (MABS), is functionally…

Using Azure Site Recovery (ASR) to Migrate VMware VMs to Azure – Lessons Learned

Using Azure Site Recovery (ASR) to Migrate VMware VMs to Azure – Lessons Learned

While assisting a customer recently to deploy and configure Azure Site Recovery (ASR) in order to migrate on-premises VMware workloads into Azure, we ran into a few issues and potential “bugs”. I say “potential” bugs, as I have not heard…

“To Market, To Market, To Buy A VM”

“To Market, To Market, To Buy A VM”

OK, so I guess that’s not how the nursery rhyme goes. But you have to admit, it fits for our day-and-age of IT, and especially Microsoft Azure. In Microsoft Azure, aside from all the “do-it-yourself” options in IAAS, other technology…

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