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Azure Cloud Shell Tips for SysAdmins: Part II - Using the Cloud Shell tools to Migrate

Azure Cloud Shell Tips for SysAdmins: Part II – Using the Cloud Shell tools to Migrate

As an Azure Advocate, one of the things I spend my time doing is learning the easiest ways for beginners to use Microsoft Azure. Today I want to share with you a few ways to utilize some tools that are ... continue reading
Azure Cloud Shell Tips for SysAdmins: Part I - Bash and tools for Cloud Shell

Azure Cloud Shell Tips for SysAdmins: Part I – Bash and tools for Cloud Shell

As an Azure Advocate, one of the things I spend my time doing is learning the easiest ways for beginners to use Microsoft Azure. Today I want to share with you a few ways to utilize some tools that are ... continue reading
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Azure. Source–Volume 89

Dear Azure fans, Azure.Source is going on hiatus. Thank you for reading each week and be sure to follow @Azure for updates and new ways to learn more. Now available Announcing the general availability of Azure premium files We are ... continue reading
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Best practices in migrating SAP applications to Azure – part 2

This is the second blog in a three-part blog post series on best practices in migrating SAP to Azure. Journey to SAP S/4HANA from SAP Business Suite A common scenario where SAP customers can experience the speed and agility of ... continue reading
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Best practices in migrating SAP applications to Azure – part 1

This is the first blog in a three-part blog post series on best practices for migrating SAP to Azure. Designing a great SAP on Azure architecture In this blog post we will touch upon the principles outlined in “Pillars of ... continue reading

Migrating SAP applications to Azure: Introduction and our partnership with SAP

Just over 25 years ago, Bill Gates and Hasso Plattner met to form an alliance between Microsoft and SAP that has become one of our industry’s longest lasting alliances. At the time their conversation was focused on how Windows could ... continue reading
SAP HANA infrastructure automation with Terraform and Ansible

SAP HANA infrastructure automation with Terraform and Ansible

Page Bowers and Donovan Brown discuss how SAP customers are moving to Azure to take advantage of SAP-certified HANA virtual machines such as Azure M-series. Learn how you can use Terraform and Ansible to speed up SAP HANA deployments on ... continue reading
Desired State Configuration (DSC) Planning Update – September 2018

Desired State Configuration (DSC) Planning Update – September 2018

2018 has been the most active year ever for the DSC community. The DSC team is taking on major new areas of work in Azure, and we have made significant progress in development of the new DSC platform. In this ... continue reading
Ansible Managing Windows Server

Configuring Ansible to Manage Windows Servers – Step by Step

How to manage Windows Servers using Ansible. Deploy a Ansible controlling node on CentOS 7, and configure Windows Server 2016 for management. Create Ansible playbook examples with custom Powershell Ansible modules.continue reading