Use ISCSI or Virtual Harddisk File to deploy Azurestack POC

Today I spent some time searching for possibilities to deploy the AzureStack POC without the required 3 to 4 local physical disks. Looking for people who customized the deployment script, I stumbled on a post of somebody who adjusted the deployment to also use NVMe disks as a deployment target. He added a new bustype […]

Microsoft Announces The First Technical Preview Of Azure Stack

With Azure Stack, Microsoft wants to bring its Azure cloud computing services into its customers’ data centers. Today, the company announced that it will launch the first technical preview of Azure Stack later this week on Friday, January 29. For now, this is a pretty limited version of Microsoft’s overall vision for Azure Stack. It’ll […]

Perfect Desired State Configuration Start (MVA)

Are you keeping up with PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC)? It’s one of the fastest-moving technologies today. But more than that, it literally transforms how IT Implementers deploy and manage on-premises resources and those extended to hybrid and other cloud environments for both Windows and Linux. Get a solid foundation with this course, and build on it […]

Infrastructure as Code (IaC) Freddy vs JSON

Freddy vs JSON: Build your cloud with Azure Resource Manager. Nice term used in this video that implicitly captures the shift in how to think about infrastructure and how to “interact” with Infrastructure components in a (hybrid) cloud world: Infrastructure as Code. A good read when starting with json and Azure Resource manager template is the […]

Understanding the Azure Stack with Matt McSpirit

Microsoft Azure Stack brings proven innovation from Microsoft’s hyper-scale public cloud into your datacenter, providing agility and productivity for application owners, flexibility and control for IT, and assurance that corporate assets are protected. Founded on Azure technologies, Microsoft Azure Stack delivers proven software-defined infrastructure for existing and next-generation applications. With advanced compute, networking, storage and […]