Aidan Finn shows you how you can use the snapshot feature of managed disks to create an exact copy (including identity and SID) of a virtual machine.
Aidan Finn explains how you can use volume licensing Software Assurance or Cloud Solution Provider subscriptions for Windows Server to reduce the cost of Microsoft Azure virtual machines.
This post will show how to use the Run Command to execute PowerShell scripts inside an Azure virtual machine running Windows Server from the Azure Portal. Note that this can also be done using PowerShell, CLI, and REST API.
After quite a long preview, Microsoft has made Azure Site Recovery (ASR) for Azure virtual machines generally available, providing inter-region replication of IaaS workloads. This is also known as Azure to Azure Site Recovery or A2ASR.
Aidan Finn shows you how to use a new preview feature in Azure Backup to protect SQL Server databases that are hosted in Azure virtual machines.
Let’s discuss the Auto-Shutdown settings in the properties of an Azure virtual machine, how to configure them, and whether you should use this feature or not.
I predicted that the Build conference would give us lots of Azure news. In one respect, I was right; there was lots of news.
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 restore an Azure virtual machine from a snapshot, using the recent update that was rolled out to Azure Backup.
Check out this set of things to consider when pricing a virtual machine solution that will eventually run in Microsoft Azure.
Month 3 of 2018 brought us some interesting news in Azure IaaS. Some things that have been in the oven for a while are starting to rise and there’s lots more evidence of the new and open Microsoft.
Aidan Finn discusses recent improvements that were announced for Azure Backup, making backups more efficient, large VM restores faster, and enabling support for virtual hard disks that are larger than 1TiB (1024GB).