Tag: Azure

Microsoft News Summary – 7 May 2014

Between a bank holiday and some travel, I’ve been unable to post, but I’ve saved up the headlines from those days: Windows Server Backup does not work correctly after you perform a bare metal recovery: This problem occurs because the Windows Server backup engine (Wbengine.exe) crashes when the partition information in the catalog is not…

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Presentation – Microsoft Azure And Hybrid Cloud

I recently presented in the MicroWarehouse and Microsoft Ireland road show to Irish Microsoft partners on the topic of the Cloud OS, comprised of Azure, Windows Server 2012 R2, Hyper-V, and System Center 2012 R2. You can find the slide deck below. Microsoft Azure & Hybrid Cloud from Aidan Finn   Technorati Tags: Azure,Windows Server…

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Microsoft News Summary-1 May 2014

Happy May Day, comrades! I was tied up with events the last couple of mornings so here is two days worth of news. Note the new beta for System Center Advisor. The security functionality looks very interesting! Virtual Processor Scheduling – How VMware and Microsoft Hypervisors Work at the CPU Level: Have you ever wondered…

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Microsoft News Summary-29 April 2014

There is a lot of reading material this morning. "Not enough disk space" error when you run a V2V conversion to a CSV in Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) 2012: When you try to perform a virtual to virtual (V2V) conversion to a cluster shared volume in Microsoft System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM 2012),…

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Set A Static IP Address For An Azure VM

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 configured to…

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Hyper-V Recovery Manager Is Generally Available – The Pros & The Cons

Microsoft announced the general availability of Hyper-V Recovery Manager (HRM) overnight. HRM is an Azure-based subscription service that allows you manage and orchestrate your Hyper-V Replica disaster recovery between sites. As you can see in the below diagram, HRM resides in Azure. You have an SCVMM-managed cloud in the primary site.  You have another SCVMM-managed…

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