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Just move it to the cloud

Just move it to the cloud

Just move it to the cloud. It's simple right. However some things are easier said than done. After deciding you are moving to the cloud for your workloads the hard work of moving data comes next. With transitioning to the ... continue reading

Automate Azure VM Storage

The Problem One of the best things about Azure, and the cloud in general, is we can automate most anything, and we are going to look at how to automate Azure VM Storage.  This allows us to come up with ... continue reading
How to Enable CSV Cache

How to Enable CSV Cache

Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV) Cache is a feature which allows you to allocate system memory (RAM) as a write-through cache. The CSV Cache provides caching of read-only unbuffered I/O. This can improve performance for applications such as Hyper-V, which conducts ... continue reading
How to create a Custom Hyper-V Quick Create VM Gallery

How to create a Custom Hyper-V Quick Create VM Gallery

You might have seen that Hyper-V in Windows 10 got a new Quick Create Feature. This will open up a virtual machine gallery, which allows you to download different virtual machine images, like Windows 10 or Ubuntu. For example, the ... continue reading
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Beat SQL Server 2008/R2 End of Support by moving to Azure VM for three years of free security update

Today, On July 9, 2019, support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 ended. But there is still time to protect those workloads by rehosting to Azure SQL Database Managed Instance to run on latest version of SQL Server or ... continue reading
Azure Cost Optimisation Series - Identify Orphaned Disks Using PowerShell

Azure Cost Optimisation Series – Identify Orphaned Disks Using PowerShell

First published on TECHNET on Feb 21, 2018Hello all,Neil Bird here again, 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 and ... continue reading
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So what exactly is the CLIUSR account

From time to time, people stumble across the local user account called CLIUSR and wonder what it is, while you really don’t need to worry about it; we will cover it for the curious in this blog. The CLIUSR account ... continue reading
What's new in Hyper-V for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update?

What’s new in Hyper-V for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update?

First published on TECHNET on Nov 13, 2017 Windows 10 Fall Creators Update has arrived! While we’ve been blogging about new features as they appear in Windows Insider builds, many of you have asked for a consolidated list of Hyper-V ... continue reading
What's new in Hyper-V for the Windows 10 Creators Update?

What’s new in Hyper-V for the Windows 10 Creators Update?

First published on TECHNET on Apr 13, 2017 Microsoft just released the Windows 10 Creators Update . Which means Hyper-V improvements! New and improved features in Creators Update: Quick Create Checkpoint and Save for nested Hyper-V Dynamic resize for VM ... continue reading
Setting up Linux Operating System Clusters on Hyper-V (3 of 3)

Setting up Linux Operating System Clusters on Hyper-V (3 of 3)

First published on TECHNET on Mar 02, 2016 Author: Dexuan Cui Link to Part 2: Setting up Linux Operating System Clusters on Hyper-V Link to Part 1: Setting up Linux Operating System Clusters on Hyper-V Background This blog post is ... continue reading