Tag: Virtualisation

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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Ignite 2016 – Storage Spaces Direct

Read the notes from the session recording (original here) on Windows Server 2016 (WS2016) Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) and hyper-converged infrastructure, which was one of my most anticipated sessions of Microsoft Ignite 2016. The presenters were: Claus Joergensen: Program Manager Cosmos Darwin, Program Manager Definition Cosmos starts the session. Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) is software-defined,…

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Ignite 2016 – Discover Shielded VMs And Learn About Real World Deployments

This post is my set of notes from the Azure Backup session recording (original here) from Microsoft Ignite 2016. The presenters were: Dean Wells, Principal Program Manager, Microsoft Terry Storey, Enterprise Technologist, Dell Kenny Lowe, Head of Emerging Technologies, Brightsolid This is a “how to” presentation, apparently. It actually turned out to be high level…

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