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

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

Step-by-Step Documenting your Azure VMs

  The short version Open Azure PowerShell Select the subscription you want to document Run this one-liner   Get-AzureVM | ForEach-Object { $vm = $_.name ; Write-Output “$vm VM Properties” ; Write-Output “—————” ; Format-List -InputObject $_ -Property * ; Write-Output “$vm VM Endpoints” ; Write-Output “—————” ; Get-AzureEndpoint -VM $_ ; Write-Output “$vm Virtual … Read more