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 [...]

MS Merged Windows Server & Azure Divisions

December 9, 2009 // 0 Comments

Microsoft has announced that the Windows Server and Tools division will merge with Azure online services.  This means that future developments can be integrated.  We’ve already heard that VMM v.Next will allow you to migrate VM’s from your Hyper-V private could up to Azure.  And [...]
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