Select Page

How to connect virtual networks across Azure regions with Azure Global VNet peering

Anavi Nahar joins Donovan Brown to show how virtual network peering enables you to connect networks seamlessly in Azure Virtual Network. The virtual networks appear as one for connectivity purposes. The traffic between virtual machines uses the Microsoft backbone infrastructure ... continue reading

Use Azure Automation to onboard VMs to Log Analytics

Hello, Chris Wallen here and in this post, I'm going to show how you can use an automation runbook to onboard Windows and Linux VMs to a Log Analytics workspace. Before we get started with the code portion, there are ... continue reading
GigaOm Report

Faster and cheaper: SQL on Azure continues to outshine AWS

Over a million on-premises SQL Server databases have moved to Azure, representing a massive shift in where customers are collecting, storing, and analyzing their data. Modernizing your databases provides the opportunity to transform your data architecture. SQL Server on Azure ... continue reading

How to use Azure Ultra Disks with Azure Virtual Machines

Aung Oo joins Scott Hanselman to show how to use Azure Ultra Disks. Ultra Disk is a new Managed Disks offering that delivers unprecedented and extremely scalable performance with sub-millisecond latency for the most demanding Azure Virtual Machines and container ... continue reading
Use Azure Automation to Install and Configure the Log Analytics Extension

Use Azure Automation to Install and Configure the Log Analytics Extension

Hello, Chris Wallen here and in this post, I'm going to show how you can use an Azure Automation runbook to deploy and configure the Log Analytics extension to a group of virtual machines running either Windows or Linux. Before ... continue reading
Stretch-01-Config.png

Disaster Recovery with Azure Stack HCI in next version Windows Server LTSC

Disaster can hit at any time. When thinking about disaster and recovery, I think of 3 things Be prepared Plan on not involving humans Automatic, not automated Having a good strategy is a must. You want to be able to ... continue reading

How to connect Windows Server to Azure hybrid services using Windows Admin Center

Thomas Maurer joins Scott Hanselman to show how you can connect your Windows Servers on-premises to Azure hybrid services like Azure Site Recovery to protect your virtual machines or Azure Update Management to keep your servers up to date.[0:01:28] - ... continue reading
Backup SQL server in Azure VM

Azure Backup support for SQL Server 2019 and Restore as files

As SQL Server 2019 continues to push the boundaries of availability, performance, and data intelligence, a centrally managed, enterprise-scale backup solution is imperative to ensure the protection of all that data. This is especially true if you are running the ... continue reading
Role_Based_Access_Control_RBAC_vs_Policies.png

Governance 101: The Difference Between RBAC and Policies

Organization's that adopt governance can achieve effective and efficient use of IT by creating a common understanding between organizational projects and business goals. To achieve said goal, "guardrails" have to be set in place to ensure resource creation and utilization ... continue reading

What’s the difference between Group Policy and Azure Policy?

To understand the difference between Group Policy and Azure Policy, we need to start with the architecture differences regarding how devices are seen in a Windows Server domain versus in Microsoft Azure. Traditional Group Policy architecture is based on Users ... continue reading