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Migrate to Azure: Save now, be future ready

The global health crisis has transformed the way we work and live. Remote work has surged across industries, and the ability to scale and manage your business from anywhere has become essential. As our customers are moving beyond resolving immediate ... 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
Design Considerations of Building a Replica Domain Controller ARM Template

Design Considerations of Building a Replica Domain Controller ARM Template

Inside the Cloud Adoption Framework, the first migration pattern surrounds rehosting workloads. Since rehosting means workloads move out of the primary datacenter and into Azure without making too much of a change the first iteration, most customers decide to build ... continue reading

IIS Best Practices

It has been almost eight years since I first wrote a blog on IIS best practices. During this time, several new versions of IIS have arrived, some reached end of lifecycle; we were introduced a new development platform called .NET ... continue reading
Decision-makers cite cost savings and reducing human error as the greatest benefits to IoT adoption; 63 percent and 57 percent respectively say these are the most valuable ways they use IoT in their businesses

IoT Signals energy report: Embracing transparent, affordable, and sustainable energy

The increased use of renewables, resiliency challenges, and sustainability concerns are all disrupting the energy industry today. New technologies are accelerating the way we source, store, and distribute energy. With IoT, we can gain new insights about the physical world ... continue reading
L2bridge Container Networking

L2bridge Container Networking

Overview Containers attached to a l2bridge network will be directly connected to the physical network through an external Hyper-V switch. L2bridge networks can be configured with the same IP subnet as the container host, with IPs from the physical network ... continue reading
Az Update: Cloud Shell running PS7 and Scopes for ARM Templates

Az Update: Cloud Shell running PS7 and Scopes for ARM Templates

With all the changes in Azure, it is sometimes hard to keep track, that why I thought I will give you a quick update on two exiting things I learned this week. I will show you that Azure Cloud Shell ... continue reading
Teaming in Azure Stack HCI

Teaming in Azure Stack HCI

Written by Dan Cuomo, Senior PM at Microsoft. Follow him on Twitter @dan2_2023 Windows Server currently has two inbox teaming mechanisms with two very different purposes. In this article, we’ll describe several reasons why you should use Switch Embedded Teaming ... continue reading
IoT Central Energy Solutions

Fueling intelligent energy with IoT

At Microsoft, building a future that we can all thrive in is at the center of everything we do. On January 16, as part of the announcement that Microsoft will be carbon negative by 2030, we discussed how advances in ... continue reading
How To Install Log Analytics Gateway Using Load Balancers In Azure

How To Install Log Analytics Gateway Using Load Balancers In Azure

Hello everyone, after a long time, I am back with a new post. Today I will drive you through the configuration of a load balanced Log Analytics Gateway (formerly OMS Gateway and briefly referred below as LAGW) installed on Azure ... continue reading