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Everything You Need to Know About Azure Infrastructure – December 2020 Edition

Happy new year! I’m writing this article at the end of my first day back at work since November. I have barely looked at any work-related stuff in the last month. Writing this article will give me a chance to catch up with thing. App Service Anti-Virus Logs in Public Preview Microsoft has announced that […]

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With a $50B run rate in reach, can anyone stop AWS?

AWS, Amazon’s flourishing cloud arm, has been growing at a rapid clip for more than a decade. An early public cloud infrastructure vendor, it has taken advantage of first-to-market status to become the most successful player in the space. In fact, one could argue that many of today’s startups wouldn’t have gotten off the ground […]

Get started with the Azure Arc Jumpstart Project

Yesterday the team announced the new Azure Arc Jumpstart project. We all have been there, and you want to try out some new Azure services for a proof of concept (PoC) or a quick demo. Thanks to the automation using Azure Resource Manager templates, it …

Cloud Advocate AMA – Festive Tech Calendar

The holidays are only a couple of days away, and we wanted to take that opportunity to host a Cloud Advocate Ask-Me-Anything (AMA) for the Festive Tech Calendar. So join Pierre Roman, Sarah Lean, and Thomas Maurer for a Cloud Advocate Ask Me Anything (…

Learn about Azure Stack HCI on Microsoft Learn!

Last week the general availability of the new Azure Stack HCI, our new hybrid cloud hyper-converged platform was announced. With the release of this new platform, the team also released a new Microsoft Learn learning path called Azure Stack HCI foundat…

Get and Download Azure Stack HCI now!

Yesterday, the Azure Stack HCI team shared some great news; the new Azure Stack HCI is now generally available. Azure Stack HCI is a new hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) operating system delivered as an Azure service that provides the latest securi…

Start your Cloud Project with Microsoft FastTrack for Azure

I often get asked by customers how they can get started with their projects on Microsoft Azure. They often need help and support for datacenter migrations, new cloud deployments, architectures, and much more. Now there are obviously two things to consi…

How Azure AD and a Load Balancer Can Simplify App Delivery

This post was sponsored by Kemp Microsoft’s offering in the single sign-on space for several years has been Azure Active Directory, which serves as the underlying directory service for Microsoft 365. This service is also widely used as the SSO and provisioning service compatible with most third-party SaaS applications such as ServiceNow, Salesforce, Atlassian, and many more.   In a surprising turnaround from […]

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How to install and set up an Azure Stack HCI Host

A couple of months the Azure Stack HCI team announced a new version called Azure Stack HCI version 20H2, which is currently in public preview. As part of the Azure Stack portfolio, Azure Stack HCI is a hyper-converged cluster solution that runs virtual…

Microsoft announces its first Azure data center region in Denmark

Microsoft continues to expand its global Azure data center presence at a rapid clip. After announcing new regions in Austria and Taiwan in October, the company today revealed its plans to launch a new region in Denmark. As with many of Microsoft’s recent announcements, the company is also attaching a commitment to provide digital skills […]

Microsoft announces its first Azure data center region in Denmark

Microsoft continues to expand its global Azure data center presence at a rapid clip. After announcing new regions in Austria and Taiwan in October, the company today revealed its plans to launch a new region in Denmark. As with many of Microsoft’s recent announcements, the company is also attaching a commitment to provide digital skills […]

DP-300 Study Guide Azure Database Administrator

I am currently preparing for the new Microsoft exam DP-300 Administering Relational Databases on Microsoft Azure. That is why I want to share my new updated DP-300 Microsoft Azure Database Administrator Certification Exam Study Guide with you.  If you …

Speaking at GET-IT: Azure and DevOps 1-Day Virtual Conference

Today, I am honored to let you know that I will be speaking at Petri’s GET-IT: Azure and DevOps 1-Day virtual conference on December 16, 2020. This is a full day of free learning dedicated to deep technical content aimed at IT Pros and Developers…

How to Monitor an Azure virtual machine with Azure Monitor

This week in the Azure tip video, we are going to have a look at how to monitor an Azure virtual machine (VM) with Azure Monitor. You can use Azure Monitor to collect and analyze monitoring data from Azure virtual machines to maintain their health. Vir…

MJFChat: The Evolution of Windows from an IT Pro’s Viewpoint

We’re doing a twice-monthly interview show on Petri.com that is dedicated to covering topics of interest to our tech-professional audience. We have branded this show “MJFChat.” In my role as Petri’s Community Magnate, I will be interviewing a variety of IT-savvy technology folks. Some of these will be Petri contributors; some will be tech-company employees; […]

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