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Windows Admin Center unleashes Server Core adoption

Since the general availability of Windows Server 2019, we have seen the fastest adoption rate of Windows Server Core in history. If you havent heard of Windows Server Core, then youre really missing out! Windows Server Core is the lightest ... continue reading
Step-By-Step: Manage file storage growth with Azure File Sync

Step-By-Step: Manage file storage growth with Azure File Sync

At this point I’m sure you’re heard about Azure File Sync. If you have not, Azure File Sync (AFS) is a service that centralizes your file shares in Azure Files, while keeping the flexibility, performance, and compatibility of an on-premises ... continue reading
Tags - An easy way to gain insight into your cloud resources

Tags – An easy way to gain insight into your cloud resources

Keeping your resources organized, whether in the cloud or on-premises, is a critical part of managing your environment. It allows for you to have control and visibility into your when multiple teams are working and doing their thing to get ... continue reading
Manage multiple Azure tenancies with Azure Lighthouse

Manage multiple Azure tenancies with Azure Lighthouse

If you’ve explored the management capabilities inside Microsoft Azure, you’ll know there are a bunch of tools to help you manage and monitor your Azure resources and keep them compliant. Azure Blueprints (in preview) enables you to extend this across ... continue reading
An Introduction to Azure Resource Graph

An Introduction to Azure Resource Graph

Do you need the ability to quickly explore the resources across all your subscription and see what you are running? If you're answer is yes, then Azure Resource Graph is the service for you. The Azure Resource graph, based off ... continue reading
Azure Cloud Shell Tips for SysAdmins: Part III - Using Azure CLI

Azure Cloud Shell Tips for SysAdmins: Part III – Using Azure CLI

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

Working with Azure DevOps using the Azure DevOps CLI

In this episode, Damian speaks to George Verghese from the Azure DevOps team about the new Azure DevOps CLI. There are several ways to work with Azure DevOps, and if your goal is automation, the CLI should definitely be in ... continue reading
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

Modify Azure SQL Database Managed Instance using Azure CLI

First published on MSDN on Nov 14, 2018 Azure SQL Managed Instance is fully-managed SQL Server Database Engine hosted in Azure cloud. With Managed Instance you can easily add/remove cores associated to the instance and change the reserved size of ... continue reading

Analysing inventory of Managed Instances using T-SQL

First published on MSDN on Oct 01, 2018 Sometime you would need to know how many Managed Instance you have created in Azure cloud. Although you can find all information about the Azure SQL Managed Instances in Azure portal or ... continue reading