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Screenshot showing how to create a web app in the Azure Stack portal

Azure Stack IaaS – part ten

This blog is co-authored by Andrew Westgarth, Senior Program Manager, Azure Stack Journey to PaaS One of the best things about running your VMs in Azure or Azure Stack is you can begin to modernize around your virtual machines (VMs) ... continue reading
Tuesdays with Corey: Sneak Peek at a new Windows Virtual Desktop Win32 Client

Tuesdays with Corey: Sneak Peek at a new Windows Virtual Desktop Win32 Client

In the last episode of Tuesdays with Corey, We showed you what it was like to use the portal to provision and manage their virtualized desktop. In this episode - we're focusing on the client experience. Corey Sanders, Corporate VP ... continue reading
Screenshot of the administrator view when downloading marketplace items into Azure Stack

Azure Stack IaaS – part nine

This blog was co-authored by Aparna Vishwanathan, Senior Program Manager, Azure Stack and Tiberiu Radu, Senior Program Manager, Azure Stack. Build on the success of others Before we built Azure Stack, our program manager team called a lot of customers ... continue reading
Synthetic Accelerations in a Nutshell – Windows Server 2019

Synthetic Accelerations in a Nutshell – Windows Server 2019

Hi folks, Dan Cuomo here for our final installment in this blog series on synthetic accelerations covering Windows Server 2019. In Server 2019, we took learnings and expanded on the work that began in Server 2012 R2 with Dynamic VMQ ... continue reading
A SQL Server tale of two cities

A SQL Server tale of two cities

No one disputes that data is critical to the lifeblood of business, applications, and the computer industry. SQL Server sits at the forefront of any discussion about data these days. So its no coincidence that SQL Server is seen, heard, ... continue reading
MSIX Packaging Tool Update

MSIX Packaging Tool Update

First published on TECHNET on Apr 23, 2019Today we want to introduce a new member on the board. The MSIX Packaging Tool April Release is there for you to use. If you want to doublecheck - it is the version ... continue reading
3 ways to gain insights with SQL Server 2019 big data clusters

3 ways to gain insights with SQL Server 2019 big data clusters

Businesses today are faced with the challenge of staying profitable and investing in future innovations. Speed and flexibility are the name of the game, and effective data-scaling techniques are highly sought after. Yet exploding data volumes, diverse data types, and ... continue reading
Role-based access control in Azure and Azure Stack

Azure Stack IaaS – part seven

It takes a team Most apps get delivered by a team. When your team delivers the app through virtual machine (VMs), it is important to coordinate efforts. Born in the cloud to serve teams from all over the world, Azure ... continue reading
Choose a virtual machine size through the portal in Microsoft Azure Stack

Azure Stack IaaS – part six

Pay for what you use In the virtualization days I used to pad all my requests for virtual machines (VM) to get the largest size possible. Since decisions and requests took time, I would ask for more than I required ... 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