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What is shutting down my Azure Virtual Machine?

What is shutting down my Azure Virtual Machine?

Recently I came across a scenario where someone had changed the time on a scheduled Azure virtual machine shut down, but the VM was not adhering to the shut down new time.. Learn how asking the wrong question can cause ... continue reading
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Protecting Windows Virtual Desktop environments with Azure Security Center

With massive workforces now remote, IT admins and security professionals are under increased pressure to keep everyone productive and connected while combatting evolving threats. Windows Virtual Desktop is a comprehensive desktop and application virtualization service running in Azure, delivering simplified ... continue reading

Introducing Azure Monitor for SAP Solutions

Azure Monitor for SAP Solutions is an Azure-native monitoring solution for customers running their SAP landscapes on Azure. Syeda Persia Aziz joins Scott Hanselman to show how it collects and consolidates telemetry data from Azure infrastructure and databases at one ... continue reading
Manage Hyper-V VMs using PowerShell Direct

Manage Hyper-V VMs using PowerShell Direct

PowerShell Direct lets you remotely connect to a Virtual Machine running on a Hyper-V host, without any network connection inside the Virtual Machine. PowerShell Direct uses the Hyper-V VMBus to connect inside the Virtual Machine. This feature is convenient if ... continue reading
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Assess your VMware workloads for a move to Azure VMware Solution with Azure Migrate

Azure Migrate first made its appearance in September 2017. Since being Generally Available in 2018 the team behind it have worked hard adding capabilities to the product that helps add organisations on that data centre migration journey. The latest feature ... continue reading
Azure Arc enabled SQL Server is now available

Az Update: Azure Arc enabled SQL, Azure File Sync Private Endpoints, and IoT Digital Twin updates

With all the changes in Azure, it is sometimes hard to keep track, that's why I thought I would give you a quick update on a couple of exciting things I learned this week. In this update, I want to ... continue reading
How to move VMware workloads to Azure VMware Solution with Azure Migrate

How to move VMware workloads to Azure VMware Solution with Azure Migrate

Azure Migrate first made its appearance in September 2017. Since being Generally Available in 2018 the team behind it have worked hard adding capabilities to the product that helps add organisations on that data centre migration journey. The latest feature ... continue reading
Diagram showing X64 stage 1 address translation from virtual address to guest physical address

Introducing Kernel Data Protection, a new platform security technology for preventing data corruption

Attackers, confronted by security technologies that prevent memory corruption, like Code Integrity (CI) and Control Flow Guard (CFG), are expectedly shifting their techniques towards data corruption. Attackers use data corruption techniques to target system security policy, escalate privileges, tamper with ... continue reading
Microsoft Azure Advisor: How to Improve performance, security, and reliability of your Azure VMs

Microsoft Azure Advisor: How to Improve performance, security, and reliability of your Azure VMs

Running virtual machines in Azure is great. However, there are a lot of things you need to think about to improve performance, security, and reliability. Your cloud environment is also constantly changing, so you will need to check your Azure ... continue reading
Az Update: Azure Firewall Manager, Azure VMware Solutions, Cost Management and more!

Az Update: Azure Firewall Manager, Azure VMware Solutions, Cost Management and more!

With all the changes in Azure, it is sometimes hard to keep track, that's why I thought I would give you a quick update on a couple of exciting things I learned this week. In this update, I want to ... continue reading