Posts Categorized: Virtual Machines

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SQL Server AlwaysOn Template in Microsoft Azure Portal Gallery

A new template has been added to the Microsoft Azure Portal Gallery and is currently in preview. The SQL Server 2014 AlwaysOn template automates the creation of a SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Group, taking care of the setup steps behind the scenes.

Cloud computing

Migrate On-Premise Virtualized Workloads to Azure using Azure Site Recovery

Azure Site Recovery not only enables a low-cost, high-capability, CAPEX-saving, and OPEX-optimizing Disaster Recovery strategy for your IT Infrastructure, it can also help you quickly and easily spin-off additional development and testing environments or migrate on-premise virtual machines to Microsoft Azure. With its built-in features, Azure Site Recovery makes migrating to Azure simple, reliable, and quick.

VM

Automating VM Configuration using PowerShell DSC Extension

PowerShell DSC Extension and the associated Azure PowerShell DSC cmdlets are now available on the Azure SDK. Now, you have the ability to use the Azure PowerShell DSC cmdlets to upload and apply a PowerShell DSC configuration to an Azure VM by enabling the VM Agent and the PowerShell DSC extension.