Tag: Virtual Machines

Webinar – Getting More Performance From Azure VMs

I will be doing a webinar later today for the European SharePoint Office 365 & Azure Community (from the like-named conference). The webinar is at 14:00 UK/Irish, 15:00 CET, and 09:00 EST. Registration is here. Title: Getting More Performance from Azure Virtual Machines Speaker: Aidan Finn, MVP, Ireland Date and Time: Wed, May 1, 2019 3:00 PM –…

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Generation 2 Virtual Machines Make Their First Public Appearance in Microsoft Azure

Microsoft has revealed that the new preview series of confidential computing virtual machines, the DC-Series, which went into public preview overnight are based on Generation 2 (Gen 2) Hyper-V virtual machines. This is the first time that a non-Generation 1 (Gen 1) VM has been available in Azure. Note that ASR allows you to migrate/replicate…

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Microsoft Ignite 2018: Implement Cloud Backup & Disaster Recovery At Scale in Azure

Speakers: Trinadh Kotturu, Senthuran Sivananthan, & Rochak Mittal Site Recovery At Scale Senthuran Sivananthan Real Solutions for Real Problems Customer example: Finastra. BCP process: Define RPO/RTO. Document DR failover triggers and approvals. Access control: Assign clear roles and ownership. Levarage ASR built-in roles for RBAC. Different RS vault for different BU/tenants. They deployed 1 RSV…

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Cloud Mechanix – “Starting Azure Infrastructure” Training Coming To Frankfurt, Germany

I have great news. Today I got confirmation that our venue for the next Cloud Mechanix class has been confirmed. So on December 3-4, I will be teaching my Cloud Mechanix “Starting Azure Infrastructure” class in Frankfurt, Germany. Registration Link. Buy Ticket About The Event This HANDS-ON theory + practical course is intended for IT…

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Azure Template DSC Never Starts

In this post, I’ll explain how I figured out a problem where I couldn’t get the Azure Resource Manager (ARM) JSON template DSC extension to execute. The problem below might explain why your DSC extension never appears to start, assuming that you have uploaded your DSC pack (zip file) to an accessible Internet location, and…

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Faster & Bigger Azure Backup for Azure VMs

Azure Backup recently rolled out an update to their service for protecting Azure VMs to improve backup speed, restore performance, and to add support for larger disks. Support for Large Disks Azure Backup didn’t support disks that were larger than 1 TiB (1 TB is the marketing measure of 1000 GB, and 1 TiB is…

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