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Helping move healthcare organizations to Azure

Today’s healthcare organizations are expected to be agile, reduce costs, and direct capital toward revenue generating activities that improve patient outcomes. The cloud is a key part of the answer, but implementing a new solution on the cloud also requires ... continue reading
Azure Cost Optimisation Series - Enable Hybrid Use Benefit (HUB) Using PowerShell

Azure Cost Optimisation Series – Enable Hybrid Use Benefit (HUB) Using PowerShell

First published on TECHNET on Mar 07, 2018Hello all,My name is Neil Bird, I am a Premier Field Engineer (PFE) in the UK Cloud & Infrastructure team. I am passionate about helping customers get the most out of Microsoft Azure ... continue reading
Azure Resource Manager (ARM) - Automate Installation of VM Extensions using PowerShell and JSON

Azure Resource Manager (ARM) – Automate Installation of VM Extensions using PowerShell and JSON

#> ########################################################################################################## ############################### ## SCRIPT OPTIONS & PARAMETERS ############################### #Requires -Version 3 #Requires -Modules AzureRM # Version: 1.1 <# - 28/07/2017 * added progress bar and confirmation prompt. * added "-ProcessAllVMs" switch, without this script only processes 3 x VMs ... continue reading
How to Use Cloud Shell in Visual Studio Code

How to Use Cloud Shell in Visual Studio Code

As you may know, I am a huge fan of the Azure Cloud Shell. I use it often directly in the Azure Portal, on Microsoft Docs, in the Azure Mobile App or on shell.azure.com. A lot of times I am ... continue reading
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Virtual machine scale set insights from Azure Monitor

In October 2018 we announced the public preview of Azure Monitor for Virtual Machines (VMs). At that time, we included support for monitoring your virtual machine scale sets from the at scale view under Azure Monitor. Today we are announcing ... continue reading
How to edit files in Azure Cloud Shell

How to edit files in Azure Cloud Shell

Azure Cloud Shell is a great tool to manage your Azure resources directly within the Azure Portal, Microsoft Docs, the Azure Mobile App or shell.azure.com. With Azure Files you even get persistent storage, which you can use to store scripts, ... continue reading
Azure Resource Manager template for deploying the FHIR server wirh a SQL persistence provider

Microsoft FHIR Server for Azure extends to SQL

This blog post was co-authored by Doug Seven, Senior Director, Microsoft Health Engineering and Michael Hansen, Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Health Engineering. Since the launch of the open source FHIR Server for Azure on GitHub last November, we have been ... continue reading
Azure Policy Guest Configuration – Service

Azure Policy Guest Configuration – Service

This post builds upon the introduction published earlier to the PowerShell blog. In this post we are going to explore the Azure Policy Guest Configuration service. The full documentation for this service is available at the following short url. https://aka.ms/gcpol ... continue reading
Azure Event Hubs Pipeline

Announcing self-serve experience for Azure Event Hubs Clusters

For businesses today, data is indispensable. Innovative ideas in manufacturing, health care, transportation, and financial industries are often the result of capturing and correlating data from multiple sources. Now more than ever, the ability to reliably ingest and respond to ... continue reading
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What is the difference between Azure Application Gateway, Load Balancer, Front Door and Firewall?

What are the differences between Azure Firewall, Azure Application Gateway, Azure Load Balancer, NSG, Azure Traffic Manager, and Azure Front Door? Here's a high-level consolidation of what they each do. The Azure Application Gateway (AAG) is a web traffic manager ... continue reading