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
Aidan Finn performs several different tests to determine performance of aggregating standard data disks in Microsoft Azure.
Aidan Finn plays with the biggest virtual machine in Microsoft Azure, the GS5, and explains the cost and performance implications for using it.
Aidan Finn explains how Microsoft is simplifying Azure Site Recovery for vSphere, which should make Microsoft’s DR site in the cloud much more attractive.
Microsoft has announced the first public preview of Microsoft Azure Stack. Learn about this new service and whether it’s right for you.
Aidan Finn tests whether it’s possible to achieve 50,000 IOPS with a Microsoft Azure VM.
Have you ever used a resource group in Azure? If you have never consciously used a resource group, then it’s time to start reconsidering.
Aidan Finn walks us through on how to create an Azure virtual machine that uses Azure’s Premium Storage.
Microsoft made some positive headlines last week when they announced that some Azure prices would be coming down soon.
Microsoft is making it much easier for you to deploy SQL Server inside of Azure VMs in the Azure Portal.
Aidan Finn shows us how to create an Azure Premium Storage Account, along with steps for deploying necessary storage for virtual machines.
Azure Backup is finally starting to generate interest among SMEs, thanks to the slew of recent improvements that were driven by customer feedback.
Learn how to better understand your Microsoft Azure spending with these quick tips from Aidan Finn.
Learn all about Azure Premium Storage, along with how this shared-SSD flash storage behaves with IaaS virtual machines.