April 29, 2019
As companies of all sizes move their assets and workloads to the cloud, there’s a clear need to provide more powerful ways to manage, govern, and automate their cloud resources. Such automation scenarios require custom logic best expressed in PowerShell.
March 8, 2018
Azure Automation provides the ability to automate, configure, and deploy updates across your hybrid environment using serverless automation. These capabilities are now generally available.
November 28, 2017
Azure Automation has the ability to integrate and automate processes across Azure and on-premises environments using a hybrid worker. This hybrid management capability has been extended to now deliver an automatic response to events in your datacenter using watcher tasks.
October 5, 2016
Join us every other Friday for an hour focused on technical information regarding Microsoft’s Business Continuity and Disaster recovery Solutions including Azure Site Recovery (ASR), Azure Backup (AB), Operational Insights (OI), Azure Automation (AA), and related technologies.
September 28, 2015
Learn how to use Azure Automation runbooks to initiate actions in response to Azure alerts.
August 11, 2015
Learn how to leverage a PowerShell module you can upload to Azure Automation and use directly in your runbooks. The OMS module uses Azure Active Directory for authentication and authorization.
July 1, 2015
As systems scale, we expect nodes to fail ungracefully in random and unexpected ways, networks to experience sudden partitions, and messages to be dropped at any time. Azure Search uses chaos engineering to help solve this problem.
January 29, 2015
Today, we are excited to announce support for automated backup and automated patching, available directly in the portal for SQL Server Azure Virtual Machines.
January 28, 2015
In this post, I'll show you how to setup your Chef environment to provision Azure Virtual Machines and walk you through creating a policy or "cookbook" and then deploying this cookbook to an Azure VM.
January 27, 2015
Create a new Azure Scheduler job that starts any runbook in your Azure Automation accounts