Aidan Finn writes about Microsoft virtualization for the Petri IT Knowledgebase. He is a Microsoft Valuable Professional with the Virtual Machine (Hyper-V) expertise. Aidan has been working in IT infrastructure since 1996, and is the Technical Sales Lead for MicroWarehouse Ltd., a Microsoft value added distributor in Ireland. He runs the aidanfinn.com blog and has written or co-written books such as Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Installation And Configuration Guide, Microsoft Private Cloud Computing, and Mastering Hyper-V Deployment.
Aidan Finn's Recent Posts
Recent September, 2018 Stories
Ahead of Ignite, a few new Azure features have started to show up.
Aidan shows you how to deploy application security groups to create granular (per-NIC) network security group rules in the Azure Portal.
Microsoft Ignite is coming – and that means there will be lots of cloud news coming out of Microsoft.
Aidan explains how you can easily synchronize folders between multiple file servers via Azure File Sync.
Aidan explains how a lightning strike to one of Microsoft’s data centers in America affected Microsoft cloud customers around the world.
In this post, Aidan explains what tiering is in Azure File Sync, how to enable it, and how the policy-based system works.
Looking for a few tips on how to troubleshoot issues with Azure File Sync? Aidan has some insight on how to resolve your problems.
Aidan summarizes what's been going on in Azure IaaS in August, and I'll also discuss a few features and services that you might have missed or forgotten about.
In this opinion post, Aidan shares what my experience of owning and using a Surface Pro for work has been like over the last six months.
Aidan explain's how you can back up folders & files that have been synchronized and/or tiered to the cloud with Azure File Sync.
Aidan shows you how to restore files that were synchronized to the cloud, using Azure File Sync, and backups up using Azure Backup.
In this post, Aidan will show you how to deploy Azure File Sync to synchronize files from a file server to Azure, which you can then use to enable tiering of hot/cold files, inter-site replication, cloud-based backup. and disaster recovery.
This post will detail the system requirements and considerations for planning an Azure File Sync deployment.
This post will discuss what the general availability of Azure File Sync will mean to customers that are continuing to use on-premises file servers.
Aidan dives into several ways that you can back up SQL Server which is running in an Azure virtual machine.