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 explains how to use the Azure Portal to deploy Azure Automation, install additional PowerShell modules, and ensure that all PowerShell modules are up to date.
Aidan Finn explains what a webhook is and how to use them.
Aidan Finn discusses the Azure App Service, the heart of Microsoft’s platform-as-a-service.
Aidan Finn explains what Azure Web Apps are and what they offer to businesses that require an enterprise-class facility for line-of-business web-based applications running in the cloud.
Aidan Finn explains the two ways that you can deploy a web-based application in Azure.
Aidan Finn discusses the features of Microsoft’s 2 new series of virtual machines, the D_v3 and the E_v3, which are successors to the D_v2-Series.
Aidan Finn discusses the preview that has been launched to allow you to centrally visualize and report on your usage of Azure Backup.
Aidan Finn looks at Microsoft’s recently launched Azure Backup Server, additional support for Windows Server 2016, and VMware 6.5 to its on-premises extension to the cloud backup service.
Aidan Finn discusses how to enable disaster recovery replication of Azure virtual machines from one region to another region, which will enable your services to survive a massive outage in an Azure data center or region.
Aidan Finn explains how to customize the functionality of Compute Resiliency, which is a feature that increases tolerance of transient errors in Hyper-V failover clusters.
Aidan Finn discusses learning about Platform-as-a-Service.
Aidan Finn explains how to orchestrate and order the failover of virtual machines in a Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V cluster using Cluster Group Sets.
Aidan Finn discusses Microsoft’s recent announcements about the end of infrastructure roles for Nano Server and the twice-yearly updates to Windows Server.