If you’re in the area of Saint Louis and can get away from work on May 19, 2015…

We’re hosting another of our IT Camps on Microsoft Azure and how to extend your datacenter into the cloud.  It’s a free, full-day of learning, including hands-on-labs and great resources for further investigation. Go to https://aka.ms/AzureITCampMO for details and to register.  (Hurry.. space is limited!) PS - We’ll also have a drawing for someone to … Continue reading If you’re in the area of Saint Louis and can get away from work on May 19, 2015…

Lab 6 (Optional): An Ubuntu Linux VM in Azure (Jan-June 2015 Azure Hybrid Cloud IT Camps)

This post contains Lab 6 of the 5 labs created for our current set of US DX IT Camps.  Yeah.. this is one I just added for good measure. The complete set of labs are listed here: Lab 1 – Building the Foundation (Virtual Network, Storage, and Cloud Service) Lab 2 – Building Workloads (Creating … Continue reading Lab 6 (Optional): An Ubuntu Linux VM in Azure (Jan-June 2015 Azure Hybrid Cloud IT Camps)

Newest Azure (IaaS) Cost Estimator Tool is Available

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmIt isn’t a brand-new tool, but it was updated to version 1.1 the other day, and definitely worth sharing.  The Microsoft Azure (IaaS) Cost Estimator Tool is now available.  It’s an installable tool that allows you to “profile [your] existing on-premises infrastructure and estimate cost of running it on Azure.” “Sweet!  So, it installs agents … Continue reading Newest Azure (IaaS) Cost Estimator Tool is Available

Breaking News: System Center 2012 R2 DPM is now supported in an Azure Virtual Machine

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmThis is pretty cool. As the title says: System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager is now an application that Microsoft will support when running inside a virtual machine in Microsoft Azure. I’m sure they won’t mind me sharing this.. but here is the text from an e-mail I received on the subject that spells … Continue reading Breaking News: System Center 2012 R2 DPM is now supported in an Azure Virtual Machine

Modernizing your Infrastructure: The FREE Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine Readiness Assessment

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmWelcome to another in our new series of “Modernize your Infrastructure” articles.  Today I’m pleased to share with you the details of yet another free and easy-to-use assessment tool from Microsoft.  The purpose of this tool is to help you answer the following important question: “Are my servers and services able to be migrated to … Continue reading Modernizing your Infrastructure: The FREE Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine Readiness Assessment

TechNet Radio: (Part 2) Virtualization: Did You Know…

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmIn this episode I welcome back Jeff Woolsey to the show for Part 2 of our three part “Virtualization: Did you Know…” series, where we cover four more quick facts about Microsoft’s Virtualization solution. https://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/TechNet+Radio/TechNet-Radio-Part-2-Virtualization-Did-You-Know/player?w=512&h=288 Download MP3 (Audio only) MP4 (iPod, Zune HD) High Quality MP4 (iPad, PC) Mid Quality MP4 (Windows Phone, HTML5) High … Continue reading TechNet Radio: (Part 2) Virtualization: Did You Know…

TechNet Radio: (Part 1) Virtualization: Did You Know…

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmToday I welcome Varun Chhabra to the show as we kick off our three part “Virtualization: Did you Know…” series.  In this series we will discuss facts and facets of Microsoft’s Virtualization solution that, if you are currently using some other virtualization platform, you probably didn’t know but definitely should. https://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/TechNet+Radio/TechNet-Radio-Part-1-Virtualization-Did-You-Know/player?w=512&h=288 Download MP3 (Audio only) … Continue reading TechNet Radio: (Part 1) Virtualization: Did You Know…