Feb 09

Behind the Scenes of the 2016 Iowa Caucus App – Secure, Scalable, High Performance, Awesome App, Awesome Execution

Capturing more than 90% of the caucus results within three hours in a secure, accurate and trusted manner is an amazing accomplishment. In today’s special TechNet Radio episode, join Tommy Patterson as he welcomes the team that brought to life … Continue reading

Jan 28

Inside Windows Azure Online Backup Using PowerShell Step-By-Step

Prerequisites – before we get started! For a complete list of Windows Azure Backup PowerShell cmdlets see: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh770400.aspx To Install Windows Azure Backup see Backup Windows Server Using Windows Azure Backup Step-By-Step To enable PowerShell for use with Windows Azure … Continue reading

Jan 28

Install Windows Azure PowerShell Cmdlets Step-By-Step Connect to Windows Azure Includes Importing MSOnlineBackup Module

There are two ways you can authenticate to Windows Azure.  You can store a username and password or you can use a certificate.  If you want to authenticate with a password see How to: Connect to your subscription My preference … Continue reading

Nov 19

Windows Server 2012 & Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager #WhyWin2012R2

Windows Server 2012 R2 Launch Blog Series Index at http://aka.ms/2012r2-01 Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager helps simplify the task of delivering service availability. For organizations with two or more datacenters looking to protect vital workloads running in their private cloud, … Continue reading

Nov 13

Activate Free MSDN Windows Azure Account From BizSpark benefits

By Now, you should have a LiveID / Microsoft Account. You are enrolled in the BizSpark program so now we need to activate your Free MSDN Windows Azure Account. Login to your BizSpark account (http://www.microsoft.com/bizspark/default.aspx).  Click My BizSpark from the … Continue reading

Nov 12

What’s New in Windows Server 2012 R2 Lessons Learned Week 3

More great stories from Microsoft Technology Evangelists…   Backup Windows Server 2012 R2 to Windows Azure #WhyWin2012R2 – If you have a small number of servers to protect and you currently have no backup solution, you are using the in … Continue reading

Nov 06

Windows Server 2012 R2 Backup Full Integration with Windows Azure Backup #WhyWin2012R2

If you have a small number of servers to protect and you currently have no backup solution, you are using the in box Windows Server backup tool on these servers, or use a third party backup solution, Windows Azure Back … Continue reading

Oct 31

Build Your Business Activate BizSpark MSDN Free Windows Azure Account Step-By-Step

If you have not already activated your BizSpark benefits, see http://aka.ms/gurubizspark To successfully activate Windows Azure platform benefits BizSpark subscribers will need to go this very simple process: Activate Windows Azure subscription for BizSpark / MSDN subscribers Sign-in to your … Continue reading

Oct 18

2012 R2 Launch Series: Why Windows Server 2012 R2 Rocks! #WhyWin2012R2

Windows Server 2012 R2 Launch Blog Series Index at http://aka.ms/2012r2-01 Part 2: Why Windows Server 2012 R2 Rocks! #WhyWin2012R2 You are probably like most people and realize that Windows Server 2012 was a very substantial upgrade over Windows Server 2008 … Continue reading

Oct 16

Windows Server Backup to the Cloud on the Cheap

Windows Azure Backup helps protect server data against loss and corruption by enabling backup to offsite cloud storage in Windows Azure. It provides a consistent experience configuring, monitoring, and recovering backups across local disk and cloud storage, integrating with the … Continue reading

Oct 16

Free Windows Azure eBook + Free Windows Azure Account + Step-By-Step Getting Started

We are happy to announce a new free ebook – Introducing Windows Azure for IT Professionals by Mitch Tulloch with the Windows Azure Team!  As you go through the book you will want to play with Windows Azure.  You can … Continue reading

Oct 12

Build Your First FREE Cloud Server and Infrastructure Step-By-Step

It is time to build your first cloud server.  It is easy to create a virtual machine that is running the Windows Server operating system when you use the Image Gallery in the Windows Azure Management Portal. This tutorial will … Continue reading

Oct 12

Get started as an "Early Expert" on Windows Server 2012 R2 with this FREE eBook!

Research has shown that approximately 65% to 70% of organizations today have more than one hypervisor deployed. This presents a large opportunity for IT Professionals to increase their technical differentiation and value in the IT marketplace by supporting multiple hypervisors. … Continue reading