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Build 2014 Keynote 2 – Azure

April 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

The first presenter is Scott Guthrie, executive VP of cloud and enterprise, in a red t-shirt as usual. He wants to talk about a strategy that uses IaaS and PaaS together to give customers the best of breed service. 44 new features and services will be announced in this keynote. 2 new regions in [...]

How My New Azure VM Web Server Is Configured

April 1, 2014 // 1 Comment

Following yesterday’s “I’ve moved to Azure” post, I decided to write a bit more about what I’ve done. For obvious reasons, I will not get into deep specifics. The first step was to create a cloud service. Each cloud service in Azure should be seen as an external point of contact … a [...]

My AidanFinn.Com Blog Has Moved To Microsoft Azure

March 31, 2014 // 1 Comment

Tonight I completed the migration of this WordPress blog to Windows Azure.   I was having performance and health issues with the VM that I was renting from a local hosting company. The admin portal was proving to be a nightmare. I had upgrade the VM but the VM wasn’t upgraded. The hard disk [...]

Set A Static IP Address For An Azure VM

March 24, 2014 // 3 Comments

Windows Azure (errr Microsoft Azure) has a weird system for assigning IP addresses to VMs in virtual networks. Like VMM, it uses a pool of IP addresses. And that’s where the similarities end. Azure’s method appears to be more like DHCP. For example: When you log into the guest OS, the VM is [...]

Oracle Software Will Be Supported On Hyper-V & Azure

June 24, 2013 // 2 Comments

Up to now, the line on Oracle software was that it was only supported by Oracle on Oracle virtualisation.  Prepare to be stunned … Microsoft Corp. and Oracle Corp. today announced a partnership. Customers will be able to deploy Oracle software — including Java, Oracle Database and Oracle [...]

Server Posterpedia –Windows Server Poster App

September 21, 2012 // 1 Comment

A new app that features the feature poster apps for a number of server products, not just Hyper-V, has been released. You can download this app from the Microsoft Store for Windows 8. Click on a poster, and it’s displayed for you: You can zoom and scroll through the poster. Cleverly, the actions [...]

Meet Windows Azure Event Notes

June 7, 2012 // 0 Comments

I am live blogging so refresh for updates.  I’m not interested in the coder stuff so I’m only recording what’s of interest to me as an IT Pro. VMs He creates a persistent Windows VM where you can install anything you want that runs on Windows.  Then he creates a Ubuntu VM from a [...]
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