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Azure Automation: Shutting Down Custom Tagged Virtual Machines

Azure Automation: Shutting Down Custom Tagged Virtual Machines

Hello everyone! Christopher Scott, Premier Field Engineer. I have recently transitioned into an automation role and like most people my first thought was to setup a scheduled task to shutdown and startup Virtual Machines (VMs) to drive down consumption costs ... continue reading
Configuring a Hyper-V Host with PowerShell DSC (Part 1)

Configuring a Hyper-V Host with PowerShell DSC (Part 1)

Hello, my name is Michael Godfrey and I am a Platform’s Premier Field Engineer (PFE) at Microsoft. I have been a Fabric Administrator for the past few years and have made it a habit of building quite a few Hyper-V ... continue reading
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Windows PowerShell and DSC on Linux in Microsoft Azure

Hello everyone! I’m Preston K. Parsard, Platforms PFE and I’d like to talk about running PowerShell and Desired State Configuration (DSC) on Linux in Microsoft Azure. Just in case you haven’t heard yet, PowerShell has been open sourced and released ... continue reading
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Combating a spate of Java malware with machine learning in real-time

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In recent weeks, we have seen a surge in emails carrying fresh malicious Java (.jar) malware that use new techniques to evade antivirus protection. But with our research team’s automated expert systems and machine learning models, Windows 10 PCs get ... continue reading
RUN you Own #Azure DevTest Labs in the Cloud #DevOps #Science #Linux #Containers

RUN you Own #Azure DevTest Labs in the Cloud #DevOps #Science #Linux #Containers

James TestLAB Azure DevTest Labs is a service that helps developers and testers quickly create environments in Azure while minimizing waste and controlling cost. You can test the latest version of your application by quickly provisioning Windows and Linux environments ... continue reading
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#Microsoft OMS Service Map for Hybrid IT Management #MSOMS #Azure #Linux #HybridCloud

Service Map in #MSOMS automatically builds a common reference map of dependencies across your servers, processes, and third-party services. It discovers and maps all TCP dependencies, identifying surprise connections, remote third-party systems you depend on, and dependencies to traditional dark ... continue reading
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#Microsoft System Center 2016 Management Pack for Microsoft #Azure #Sysctr #SCOM

Management Pack Scope The Management Pack for Microsoft Azure enables you to monitor the availability and performance of Azure resources that are running on Microsoft Azure. The management pack runs on a specified server pool, and then uses Microsoft Azure ... continue reading
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Microsoft’s Cyber Defense Operations Center shares best practices

This post is authored by Kristina Laidler, Security Principal, Cyber Security Services and Engineering Each week seems to bring a new disclosure of a cybersecurity breach somewhere in the world. In 2016 alone, over 3 billion customer data records were ... continue reading
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Microsoft’s Cyber Defense Operations Center shares best practices

This post is authored by Kristina Laidler, Security Principal, Cyber Security Services and Engineering Each week seems to bring a new disclosure of a cybersecurity breach somewhere in the world. In 2016 alone, over 3 billion customer data records were ... continue reading
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