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 are four kinds of storage account in Azure and it can be hard to decide on which one to use.
Aidan Finn explains how the new process for logging into Windows Server and Linux virtual machines works in the Azure Portal.
Aidan Finn discusses what Azure Active Directory Authentication for Azure Linux virtual machines is, how to configure it, and how to login.
Aidan Finn shows you how you can quickly deploy an Azure virtual machine for evaluation purposes.
Aidan Finn explains how you can replace the OS disk of an Azure virtual machine with managed disks without touching the data disks.
Aidan Finn explains how the two options for associating a network security group (NSG) work, virtual machine NIC or subnet, and I’ll recommend a method to use.
This post will explain what DDoS protection is offered in Azure and how to deploy Standard tier protection in a virtual network.
Aidan Finn discusses how you can share the customizable experience of the Azure Portal with other administrators and delegated administrators of your subscription.
Aidan Finn explains the options you have for load balancing applications or services in Azure.
Aidan Finn explains several techniques that you can use to secure and protect Azure virtual networks.
Microsoft recently added a new tier of load balancer to Azure, the Standard Load Balancer, in addition to the previous (now renamed) Basic Load Balancer. In this post, I will compare the two and explain why you might opt to deploy the Standard Load Balancer.
We’re just a few weeks away from the Microsoft Build conference, where historically, a lot of announcements are made.
This post will explain the improvements that Microsoft has made by making the next-generation alert system of Azure generally available.