Azure Stack – It is time to party like it is 2019!

Ok, so instead of going into the details of Azure Stack's latest release, which is  1.1908.0.20 . I want to focus on how I got my your stamp ready to deploy  1.1908.0.20. However, I do want to touch on a few things about 1.1908.0.20 and why this is a very big release with very limited … Continue reading Azure Stack – It is time to party like it is 2019!

Azure Stack Update 1.1905.0.40 Released with Windows Server 2019 Support

So this week Azure Stack 1.1905.0.40 was released with a few big changes internally. I will be transparent and say this was one of the longest updates to date. However, there are some very good reasons why it is one of the longest. A few updates ago Microsoft release a new PNU processes. I mentioned … Continue reading Azure Stack Update 1.1905.0.40 Released with Windows Server 2019 Support

Azure Stack: Update 1.1904.0.36 and Changes in Update Processes

Update 1.1904.0.36 was officially released for Azure Stack today. Just like last months, this update was mainly focused around fixes and improvements. I am impressed with the newer smaller and faster updates. My little 4 node scale until up until 1903 was taking an average of 16 to 20 hours to update. These past 2 … Continue reading Azure Stack: Update 1.1904.0.36 and Changes in Update Processes

Azure Stack Infrastructure Backup Configuration

Infrastructure Backup is something that I have set in the past and basically have forgotten about ever since the introduction of scheduled backups. From my experience the backup solution works and I really don't spend much time on it outside of doing disaster recovery testing. This can be done on an ASDK box once a … Continue reading Azure Stack Infrastructure Backup Configuration

Hybrid Cloud Series – Introduction

Introduction This was probably the most challenging task that I set out to do. I am just getting into containers. Which means I am fairly new with Kubernetes and all the different management platforms that are built around Kubernetes. I have been working with Pivotal's Container Service (PKS) a lot more lately. Which to be … Continue reading Hybrid Cloud Series – Introduction

Managed Images on Azure Stack

This last week I had the chance to start working with managed images on Azure Stack. As of the recent update release of 1901, managed images is now available for everyone. You may be asking yourself a few questions right about now. Like, what is a managed image? Why do I need a manage image? … Continue reading Managed Images on Azure Stack

Lesson Learned: Azure Stack Azure Active Directory Application Creation

I recently deployed App Services again to my production Azure Stack. Again? Yes, even though it is a "production" stack in reality this is actually more for developing services, testing, etc. So, that should explain the again part. I have been deploying App Services since 1.1 or 1.2, even before when Azure Stack was still … Continue reading Lesson Learned: Azure Stack Azure Active Directory Application Creation

My experience or (non)experience with Kubernetes on Azure Stack

First off this may be my last blog before Christmas and the New Year so I would love to wish everyone a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and a Happy New Year. 2018 has been an awesome year and I am so looking forward to 2019 as well! So I would like to share my experience … Continue reading My experience or (non)experience with Kubernetes on Azure Stack

Azure Stack – Marketplace Management PowerShell Script

For those Azure Stack Operators that manage the Azure Stack Marketplace you know some of the pain points of keeping track when a Marketplace item is updated.  This is pretty much a monthly job for someone to verify that all the extensions and core images synced to your Azure Stack's are up to date.  Well, … Continue reading Azure Stack – Marketplace Management PowerShell Script

Windows Server 2019 and Azure Stack – My Curiosity Got To Me

I have been reading some post in various social tools about Window Server 2019 and when it will be available on Azure Stack.  I have the same questions as well and hoping that Windows Server 2019 will soon be available in the Azure Stack Marketplace.  However, I was curious to see if a custom image … Continue reading Windows Server 2019 and Azure Stack – My Curiosity Got To Me