Azure

Choosing A Strategy To Migrate Azure VMs to CSP

July 18, 2016 // 5 Comments

This post is intended to help you understand how you can migrate your classic (Service Management or SM) Azure virtual machines from an old Azure subscription to a new CSP subscription where the only API available to you is Azure Resource Manager (ARM). Official Migration Options From Microsoft [...]

Block Dodgy Admins, BotNets, and Data Leakage on Azure VMs

June 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

In this post I will explain how you can use Azure Network Security Groups (NSGs) to prevent unwanted or dangerous traffic from leaving your Azure virtual machines. Have you a written policy that prevents administrators from browsing the Internet from servers? Have you found that they find creative [...]

New F-Series Virtual Machines in Azure

June 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Last week, Microsoft announced a new series of virtual machines called the F-Series. There’s quite a bit in this announcement. New Sizing One of the things that has wrecked my head in Azure is that the virtual machines had unusual memory sizes: 1.75 GB RAM 3.5 GB RAM 7 GB RAM 14 GB RAM etc And [...]

Cloud & Datacenter Management 2016 Videos

June 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

I recently spoke at the excellent Cloud and Datacenter Management conference in Dusseldorf, Germany. There was 5 tracks full of expert speakers from around Europe, and a few Microsoft US people, talking Windows Server 2016, Azure, System Center, Office 365 and more. Most of the sessions were in [...]
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