Articles by AFinn

Call For Speakers – Cloud Camp, October 17th

July 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

My employers, MicroWarehouse, are running a community event in the Dublin Convention Centre on October 17th. Cloud Camp is a tech event, with four tracks covering: Azure Infrastructure: Virtual machines, storage, networking, etc Azure Platform: Web Apps, Containers, etc Productivity & Security: [...]

Not A Hyper-V MVP Anymore

July 2, 2018 // 0 Comments

It’s with some sadness that I have to report that I am no longer a Hyper-V MVP. 11 years ago, I got and email to say that I had been awarded MVP status … in System Center Configuration Manager. Yes, I used to do a lot of stuff on ConfigMgr. But by the time I’d been awarded, that had all [...]

Azure Preview – Standard SSD Disks

June 5, 2018 // 1 Comment

Say what?!?! Standard SSD disks? And we thought that Standard = HDD and Premium = SSD! But that’s no longer the case. In the coming world of Azure (we’re not there yet), Premium will be just that, but Standard will be normal deployments of either HDD or SSD. How do the three tiers of managed [...]

Azure Traffic Manager: Geography Versus Latency

June 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

A recent #AzureTrivia question on Twitter asked how you would configure Azure Traffic Manager to redirect clients to the closest endpoint (a place hosting a web application). That question made me go hmm – how do you define closest? Defining Closeness Do  you measure closeness by kilometres [...]

Online Windows Server Mini-Conference – June 26th

June 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

Microsoft wants to remind you that they have this product called Windows Server, and that it has a Windows Server 2016 release, a cool new administration console, and a future (Windows Server 2019). In order to do that, Microsoft will be hosting an online conference on June 26th with some of the [...]

Disable Already Removed Azure AD Connect

May 31, 2018 // 0 Comments

It’s possible that someone removes your Azure AD Connect server(s), and you then want to remove Azure AD Connect synchronisation from Azure AD. However, the Azure Portal does not give you that option to remove synchronisation. To get around this, you can use Azure AD PowerShell. In my example, I [...]
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