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Back it Up. Disaster Recovery in Azure

Back it Up.  Disaster Recovery in Azure

Hi Everyone. I hope you had a good week. The topic for the next few weeks is Backup / Disaster Recovery / Migration of workloads to Azure VM's.   Azure Recovery Services is a management tool that enables organisation to configure and mana Read More

The complete Script: Create a VM in Azure

Hi Everyone and Happy Friday. Before starting a new topic next week, you can find below a complete script to create VM's in Azure Resource Manager:   # Authenticate to Azure Account Login-AzureRmAccount # Select an Azure subscription   Read More

Azure 360: PowerShell Commands

Azure 360: PowerShell Commands

Hi Everyone. Let's explore some PowerShell commands to make our VM creation script more functional and scalable. Once we logged into Azure account with: PS:>Login-AzureRmAccount We need to select which subscription we would like to pe Read More

Creating a VM in Azure: Naming Conventions and Limitations

Hi Everyone. Today I will link couple of the previously discussed subjects together: ·        Naming Convention ·        Azure Portal Limitations If you followed t Read More

Setting up an Azure VM. You're almost there!

Hi everyone. It's time to start looking at the component level of Azure IaaS. So, Where do we start? If you do not have an Azure subscription, you can sign up for a one at You get a generous $260  to pla Read More

Azure 360. Managed Disks vs Storage Accounts

Azure 360. Managed Disks vs Storage Accounts

Today, I would like to discuss a subject that all my clients asking me about: Managed Disks vs. Storage accounts. Should you make the move or not? Yes, but…. Managed disks support only LRS (Locally redundant storage). If you require to repli Read More

Azure 360. Understanding Azure Resources

Welcome back and Happy Friday. First quarter of 2017 is already gone! One of the main selling point of the cloud is the "unlimited resources" pitch. But is it unlimited? Can I go out now, get myself a Pay-As-You-Go subscription and run up 5000 D15 t Read More

Azure 360. Tags in Azure

Azure 360.  Tags in Azure

Welcome Back. I hope you had a great week. Let's pick up from where we left last time. After planning carefully the naming convention and grouping assets using resource groups, there might be a need to further group assets for variety of reasons. Mi Read More

Azure 360. Governance in Azure

Hi Everyone. Thanks for taking the time to read my blog. I will be writing weekly about Microsoft Azure public cloud. This blog is not aimed at comparing other clouds to Azure, or promoting it over other clouds. I strongly believe that the choice sho Read More