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Azure Managed VM Images - Using Premium Data Disks

Azure Managed VM Images provide a great way to capture customizations to a base Virtual Machine that...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 08/17/2017

Embracing Open Source Workloads with Windows Server 2016

You may be surprised to learn that Microsoft has embraced open source in Windows Server 2016 and...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 06/26/2017

Windows Server 2016 - What's New for Web Servers with IIS 10

Windows Server 2016 includes a new version of Internet Information Server IIS  - in this episode we...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 05/11/2017

Windows Server 2016 - Azure-Inspired Software Defined Networking (SDN) in YOUR Datacenter!

The Azure-inspired Software Defined Networking (SDN) stack that is built into Windows Server 2016...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 04/24/2017

Massive Performance, Scale and Manageability Gains in Hyper-V with Windows Server 2016

In this episode, you'll learn about the huge performance and scale improvements made available with...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 04/10/2017

Get the "Lowdown" on Windows Server 2016 Essentials and the "Essentials Experience" Role

In this episode, we'll get you up-to-speed on all things relating to Windows Server 2016 Essentials....

Author: KeithMayer Date: 04/06/2017

What's New in Windows Server 2016 Remote Desktop Services for On-Premises and Cloud Deployments

The Remote Desktop Services (RDS) platform has been refined in Windows Server 2016. In this video...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 03/29/2017

Improve Deployment Speed and Reduce Overhead with Containers in Windows Server 2016

Learn how containers work in Windows Server 2016 and how they can be used to increase deployment...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 03/27/2017

Step-by-Step: Deploy Windows Server 2016 Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) Cluster in Microsoft Azure

In this short video, we'll walk through deploying a Windows Server 2016 Storage Spaces Direct (S2D)...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 03/21/2017

Windows Server 2016 Storage will Blow Your Mind! - Part 3

The third in a three-part series covering the amazing storage features found in Windows Server 2016....

Author: KeithMayer Date: 03/09/2017

Step-by-Step: Provisioning Azure ExpressRoute Private Peering with UltraPerformance VNET Gateway via new Azure CLI 2.0

The new Azure CLI 2.0 was recently released for general availability on Linux, macOS and Windows...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 03/08/2017

Windows Server 2016 Storage will Blow Your Mind! - Part 2

The second in a three part series covering the amazing storage features found in Windows Server...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 03/03/2017

Windows Server 2016 Storage Will Blow Your Mind! - Part 1

The first in a three part series covering the amazing storage features found in Windows Server 2016....

Author: KeithMayer Date: 02/27/2017

Step-by-Step: Capturing Azure Resource Manager (ARM) VNET Gateway Diagnostic Logs

*** UPDATED for Azure PowerShell 2.x and 3.x *** A while back, I published an article that stepped...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 10/12/2016

Microsoft Azure for Amazon AWS Cloud Professionals: 5-Part Series

Over the past several months, there's been a strong surge of interest in the community around...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 07/01/2016

Build Your Hybrid Cloud - Enhanced VMWare Disaster Recovery to Azure

Your environment can be protected by automating the replication of the virtual machines based on...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 05/31/2016

Building Your Hybrid Cloud - Getting Started with Azure Stack TP1

Microsoft Azure Stack enables your organization to deliver Azure-consistent services from your own...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 04/13/2016

8 Steps for Using Azure AD Service Principal Certificate Authentication with Azure Automation PowerShell Workflow Runbooks

Lately, I’ve been working with several customers that are getting started with Azure Automation...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 03/26/2016

Building Your Hybrid Cloud - Nested Virtualization in Windows Server 2016

Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze take us through an in-depth walkthrough of one of the newest features...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 02/26/2016

TechNet Radio: Build Your Hybrid Cloud - Delegating Management in the Azure Cloud with Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) - Part 26

Continuing their "Build Your Hybrid Cloud" series, Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze show us...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 02/17/2016

Step-by-Step: Automate Building Outbound Network Security Groups Rules via Azure Resource Manager (ARM) and PowerShell

Lately, I’ve been working with several organizations that need to selectively restrict...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 01/12/2016

Quick Tip: Using Azure PowerShell with Web Proxy and Fiddler

Does your organization use a web proxy server for securing outbound Internet access? Do you use...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 01/06/2016

7 Steps to Building Site-to-Site VPN Connections for V2 VNETs using Azure Resource Manager in the NEW Azure Portal

In a prior article, we walked through the process of scripted provisioning for V2 virtual networks...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 12/22/2015

Step-by-Step: Encrypting Data Volumes in the Azure Cloud with Windows Server 2012 R2, PowerShell and BitLocker

UPDATE: A first-class management experience is now available on Azure for enabling volume encryption...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 12/04/2015

TechNet Radio: Build Your Hybrid Cloud - Getting Started with Azure Resource Manager (Part 24)

Continuing their "Build Your Hybrid Cloud" series, Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze dive...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 11/30/2015

Step-by-Step: User-Defined Routing in the Cloud with Azure Resource Manager and Azure PowerShell 1.0 Preview

Custom IP routing topologies on Azure Virtual Networks have been available for several months via...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 10/22/2015

(Part 5) Open Source + Microsoft Azure - Deploying Linux Containers in the Cloud with Docker and Azure

In part 5 of our “Open Source + Azure” series, Keith Mayer welcomes Tatiana Lavrentieva to the...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 09/15/2015

Data Collection for Regulated & Healthcare Industries with Inspector and Microsoft Azure

Conor Hyland, Product Manager at IMEC Technologies joins Keith Mayer in this “Cloud Solution...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 07/24/2015

Coordinating Home Healthcare via the Cloud with August Systems and Microsoft Azure

Alan Nelson and Lynn Batty from August Systems join Keith Mayer as they discuss their latest cloud...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 07/23/2015

Social Learning powered by the Hybrid Cloud with NanoLearn

Jerry Goguen from IntraLearn Software joins Keith Mayer to discuss his cloud solution, NanoLearn...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 07/22/2015

Radically Simple Business Intelligence with Halo BI and the Microsoft Azure Cloud

Brandon Kirby, Vice President of Technology & Business Development at Halo BI joins Keith Mayer...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 07/21/2015

Step-by-Step: Managing Azure Resources with Azure Resource Manager (ARM) and PowerShell

In the past few articles, we’ve been focusing on provisioning end-to-end IaaS environments on...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 07/20/2015

Managing SharePoint & Exchange in the Cloud with Office 365, Azure and DocAve Online from AvePoint

John Peluso, Vice President of Product Development at AvePoint joins Keith Mayer for this “Cloud...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 07/17/2015

Big Data in the Clouds with Hortonworks and Microsoft Azure

Rohit Bakhshi, Sr. Product Manager at Hortonworks joins Keith Mayer as they discuss how Hortonworks...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 07/16/2015

Connecting Artists and Families in the Cloud with BoomBoom Prints and Microsoft Azure

Brett Brohl, CEO of BoomBoom Prints, joins Keith Mayer on this episode of Cloud Solutions Innovators...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 07/15/2015

Healthcare Management, Coordination & Modeling with AaNeel and Microsoft Azure

Upen Patel, President & CEO of AaNeel Infotech, joins Keith Mayer in this “Cloud Solution...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 07/14/2015

(Part 4) Open Source + Microsoft Azure - Implementing Big Data Solutions with Hadoop on Microsoft Azure

Keith Mayer and Tommy Patterson are back for part 4 of their series on "Open Source +...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 07/14/2015

Managing Competitive Vendor Bidding with InfoBid and Microsoft Azure

Dr. Bernard Upshur, President of InfoBid, joins Keith Mayer as they discuss InfoBid’s competitive...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 07/13/2015

HOW-TO: Building V2 VNET-to-VNET Connections with Azure Resource Manager and PowerShell in 5 Steps

As a follow-up to my original End-to-End IaaS scenario using Azure Resource Manager (ARM),...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 07/13/2015

18 Steps for End-to-End IaaS Provisioning in the Cloud with Azure Resource Manager (ARM), PowerShell and Desired State Configuration (DSC)

Support for provisioning and managing Azure IaaS virtual machine environments via Azure Resource...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 07/07/2015

(Part 3) Open Source + Microsoft Azure - Building a web app using Node.js and Azure

Keith Mayer and Tommy Patterson are back for part 3 of their series on "Open Source +...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 07/07/2015

TechNet Radio: (Part 23) Building Your Hybrid Cloud - Azure Key Vault

Continuing their data protection through encryption episodes in their "Build Your Cloud"...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 07/01/2015

Export Azure Subscription Usage to CSV with NEW Billing API and PowerShell

The Azure Billing REST API was recently made available as a Public Preview, and there’s been a...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 06/30/2015

TechNet Radio: (Part 22) Building Your Hybrid Cloud - Orchestrating Hybrid Cloud with Chef and Azure

Continuing our "Build Your Cloud" series Keith Mayer welcomes Steven Murawski from Chef as...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 06/26/2015

Quick Script: List Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) Assignments for Azure Resources via PowerShell

Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) is a great new feature of Azure Resource Manager and the Azure...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 06/25/2015

Enterprise Field Mobility with SEE Forge and Microsoft Azure

James McDonough, CEO & Co-Founder of SEE Forge, joins Keith Mayer in this “Cloud Solution...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 05/15/2015

TechNet Radio: (Part 21) Building Your Hybrid Cloud - Protecting Data with Encryption - part 2

Following up on their data protection through encryption episode in their "Build Your...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 05/08/2015

TechNet Radio: (Part 20) Building Your Hybrid Cloud - Protecting Data with Encryption

Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze are back for the next part in their “Build Your Cloud” series and in...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 05/07/2015

TechNet Radio: (Part 19) Building Your Hybrid Cloud - Monitoring and Alerting for Azure Workloads

Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze continue our ongoing series on how to “Build Your Cloud” and in this...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 05/06/2015

(Part 2) Open Source + Microsoft Azure - Implementing MySQL databases in the Cloud

Keith Mayer and Tommy Patterson are back for part 2 of their series on “Open Source + Azure” and...

Author: KeithMayer Date: 04/27/2015

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