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How to Share Azure Resource Graph Queries as a Link

How to Share Azure Resource Graph Queries as a Link

Azure Resource Graph is a service in Azure that allows you to performant resource exploration with the ability to query at scale across a given set of subscriptions so that you can effectively govern your environment. You can get an ... continue reading
Desired State Configuration code: How to troubleshoot the extension

Desired State Configuration code: How to troubleshoot the extension

Hello folks! If you have made it this far, know I think you’re amazing and one of a kind! If you are just tuning in now and would like to see the full blog series daisy chained together, take note ... continue reading
Architecture diagram showing Azure Container Registry connectivity to other Azure services over Private Link.

Azure Container Registry: Securing container workflows

Securing any environment requires multiple lines of defense. Azure Container Registry recently announced the general availability of features like Azure Private Link, customer-managed keys, dedicated data-endpoints, and Azure Policy definitions. These features provide tools to secure Azure Container Registry as ... continue reading
Visual showing example of bursting flow

Achieve higher performance and cost savings on Azure with virtual machine bursting

Selecting the right combination of virtual machines (VMs) and disks is extremely important as the wrong mix can impact your application’s performance. One way to choose which VMs and disks to use is based on your disk performance pattern, but ... continue reading
Deploy a Windows Server container on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

Deploy a Windows Server container on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

The Windows Container team announced an update to the Container extension for Windows Admin Center with a couple of new features like pushing Container images to an Azure Container Registry. In this blog post, I want to provide you with ... continue reading
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Network Policy in Kubernetes using Calico

Introduction to the problem All pods in Kubernetes can reach each other. For example, the frontend can reach the backend and the backend can reach the database. That is expected and normal. But this openness can make problems like: The ... continue reading
Enhanced notebook editor inside Azure Machine Learning studio with three users and IntelliSense.

Azure Machine Learning—what’s new from Build 2020

Machine learning (ML) is gaining momentum across a number of industries and scenarios as enterprises look to drive innovation, increase efficiency, and reduce costs. Microsoft Azure Machine Learning empowers developers and data scientists with enterprise-grade capabilities to accelerate the ML ... continue reading
Undelete soft-deleted file share in the Azure portal.

Azure Files enhances data protection capabilities

Protecting your production data is critical for any business. That’s why Azure Files has a multi-layered approach to ensuring your data is highly available, backed up, and recoverable. Whether it’s a ransomware attack, a datacenter outage, or a file share ... continue reading
Newest VM scale-in policy example. The VM with ID 9 is deleted first during scale-in which is the newest created VM. Next, the VM with ID 7 is deleted during scale-in because the VM with ID 8 is a protected VM.

Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets now provide simpler management during scale-in

We recently announced the general availability of three features for Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets. Instance protection, custom scale-in policy, and terminate notification provide new capabilities to simplify management of virtual machine instances during scale-in. Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets ... continue reading
Digging into the Replica Domain Controller ARM Template Code

Digging into the Replica Domain Controller ARM Template Code

If you are here because you want some automation built into your world vs. manual domain controller builds + configuration, then you’ve arrived at the right place! Two hot topics come into view when discussing ARM Templates: Configuration Management and ... continue reading