The Community Cloud Advent Calendars!

Community Is bringing the Christmas spirit! Loving all these initiatives with Advent calendars, so much available training coming up. You can keep yourself busy all December learning new things! First tip https://azureadventcalendar.com/ 25 times 3 video blog a 20-30 min on Azure topics high and low. Perfect initiative by @Gregor_suttie and @Pixel_Robots Follow with #azureadventcalender … Read more

Azure and other clouds – ICON hunt

If you do design drawings and presentations, you would like to have updated ICONS to reflect the actual platform. Thats where the Azure and other clouds ICON hunt starts. Where are the latest stencils? Especially when everyone is trying to get their presentations for MSIgnite finished 🙂 In this post I will give you some … Read more

Adding Azure Hybrid Benefit to the ARM Template Deployment

How do you add Azure Hybrid benefit to your automated Azure Resource Manager deployment? In this post i will talk about what and why AHB and how to automate enablement in the deployment What is AHB AHB Tips Add to ARM Template Check AHB Convert existing non AHB to AHB Template in demo repo What … Read more

Domain join Azure VMs from ARM template with Key Vault secured credentials – Part 3

Part 1: Prerequisites and Key Vault Part 2: ARM Template and JsonADDomainExtension, details Part 3: Summary, Thoughts and flaws In part one I talked about Prerequisites and Key Vault In part two I talked about ARM Template and JsonADDomainExtension details In this part we are doing a deployment for domain join, a summary and pointing … Read more

Domain join Azure VMs from ARM template with Key Vault secured credentials – Part 2

3 Part blog series Part 1: Prerequisites and Key Vault Part 2: ARM Template and JsonADDomainExtension, details Part 3: Summary, Thoughts and flaws In part one I talked about Prerequisites and Key Vault In this part we are looking at the linked/nested template. Prerequisites for this part, some a repeat from part one. AD Domain … Read more

Domain join Azure VMs from ARM template with Key Vault secured credentials – Part 1

This will be a three part blog series on Automatically domain join Azure VMs from ARM template deployment with Key Vault secured domain join credentials 1: Prerequisites and Key Vault 2: ARM Template and JsonADDomainExtension, details 3: Summary, Thoughts and flaws Prerequisites and Key Vault. When using ARM templates to automate provisioning of VMs you … Read more

Azure in the Enterprise- Penny Pinching?

Being a consultant today when you are doing cloud, puts new requirements and expectations on you, previously we talked about solutions, projects and budgeted hardware according solution architecture and the went off building the solution. Today that process looks different when using clouds. We, the tech consultants need to factor in the cost in every … Read more