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
There’s lots of talk about cloud and what it can do for your business. But with so many offerings, even from one vendor such as Microsoft, it can be confusing to determine what’s the best way forward.
What’s in store for IT pros in the future?
Microsoft has launched a public preview of Azure Site Recovery in the Azure Portal.
Aidan Finn outlines his thoughts on how Microsoft can turn its mobile story around.
Understanding the basics of a Microsoft Azure virtual machine makes it easier to not only design and price virtual machines, but also lends itself to troubleshooting machines that go wrong.
If you deploy a network service in an Azure virtual machine, then the default virtual network routing will need to be modified. This post will explain why you will need to use User Defined Routing.
Aidan Finn provides an overview of the process that Azure Backup currently uses to seed the first full backup using a secure couriered disk transfer.
Learn how to remotely test network connectivity to virtual machines in Microsoft Azure.
Aidan Finn outlines the different ways businesses can use Microsoft Azure Backup.
Aidan Finn provides his take on why Microsoft’s is releasing its SQL Server platform to the open source Linux platform.
Aidan Finn gives his thoughts on why backup is so hard and difficult for IT professionals.
As an IT pro facing the mammoth size and immense possibilities of Azure, trying to figure out what you should start doing in the cloud is… a challenge.
In this introductory article, Aidan Finn explains what Microsoft Azure is and isn’t, along with key features of the service.