Step-by-Step: Windows Azure Backup

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmAzure Backup “is a simple and reliable data protection solution which enables customers to back up their on-premises data to Microsoft Azure.”  Remember Windows Server Backup?  Well, like that perennial utility, this one backs up from or restores items to your Windows File System.  “But this one backs up to or restores from Azure?” Bingo.  And … Continue reading Step-by-Step: Windows Azure Backup

Active Directory Domain Controllers in Azure? You bet! (Hybrid Cloud for IT Pros – Part 3)

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htm The following article is part 3 of our many-part series, “Hybrid Cloud for IT Pros”.  Click HERE often for the ever-growing full list of articles in this series. “Hey Kevin, I’d like to take advantage of putting application servers up in a virtual network in Azure.  But I need a domain controller for my … Continue reading Active Directory Domain Controllers in Azure? You bet! (Hybrid Cloud for IT Pros – Part 3)

Learn Microsoft Virtualization in Your Own Easy-to-Build Virtual Lab

Many of you in the U.S. may be familiar with the Microsoft “IT Camps” that we host now and then, where we teach you some great stuff and then give you the opportunity to work with the technology through hosted hands-on lab exercises.  These free in-person events have become very popular.  They’re so popular, in … Continue reading Learn Microsoft Virtualization in Your Own Easy-to-Build Virtual Lab

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…

Build a Hyper-V Lab for a Chance to WIN a Surface Pro and MORE! ( US ONLY )

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmBuild your very own Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 for FREE and Enter for a chance to win* one of the following fantastic prizes: Three Grand Prizes: One of three Microsoft Surface Pro 64GB devices with Type Cover keyboard cover ($828.99 USD Retail Value)   Twenty-Five First Prizes: One of twenty-five Microsoft Certification Exam Vouchers ($150.00 … Continue reading Build a Hyper-V Lab for a Chance to WIN a Surface Pro and MORE! ( US ONLY )

Why doesn’t remote desktop to my Windows Azure VM work? (So many questions. So little time. Part 48.)

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmAn attendee at our IT Camp in Saint Louis a few weeks ago had an problem that is understandable: “Thanks for training session, I have a question.  Tried to RDP one of my VM’s at work and I can’t connect.  Possible firewall port issue?  I am going to try and connect from home tonight.” You're … Continue reading Why doesn’t remote desktop to my Windows Azure VM work? (So many questions. So little time. Part 48.)

NEW: Virtualization IT Camps!

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmYes!  We’re coming back to a classroom near you (I hope) for an intense, full-day of training and hands-on with Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V, and System Center.  If you’re using virtualization…“What do you mean, ‘if’?”Yeah, good point.  The modern datacenter is already virtualizing, and likely virtualizing using VMware vSphere, vCenter, and so on.  That’s why we … Continue reading NEW: Virtualization IT Camps!