Download Microsoft Ignite 2018 Azure Stack Sessions

So Ignite is over and back to work we all go. If you are like me you may still be recovering from the miles and miles of walking, the overwhelming Expo, and cramming all the knowledge in my head from all the sessions I was able to attend. There are so many more sessions I … Continue reading Download Microsoft Ignite 2018 Azure Stack Sessions

Azure Stack: Access Management

There is some good documentation out about Role Based Access Control (RBAC) for Azure Stack and Azure. I would love to share my thoughts and plans on how we will manage RBAC for Azure Stack. What I am currently doing is still in the planning stages and may change as we move forward with more … Continue reading Azure Stack: Access Management

Highly Available App Service Solution – Part III – SQL Always On

So it has been some time since I worked on my "Deploying a highly available App Service Solution" blog series. Last blog in this series was also a standalone blog: Using Azure Active Directory Domain Services for Azure Stack VM's Authentication and Identity, but since we need some sort of Active Directory environment in this solution … Continue reading Highly Available App Service Solution – Part III – SQL Always On

Managed Disks in Azure Stack. Coming Tomorrow?

Well, it is Wednesday evening, August 29th and I was working on various tasks that needed to be done.  One of them was adding the Azure Stack Road Map to our Azure Stack Teams Channel that I have been needing to do.  One of the many tasks that I keep putting off.  Went to look … Continue reading Managed Disks in Azure Stack. Coming Tomorrow?

Azure Stack: Adding the BGInfo extension to Azure Stack VM’s using Azure Stack PowerShell

A quick and simple blog about adding the BGInfo extension to an Azure Stack VM using PowerShell.  I decided to write this blog because I started getting confused which VM I was working in tonight. I am pretty sure I have seen some ARM Templates that will do something like this.  I know for sure … Continue reading Azure Stack: Adding the BGInfo extension to Azure Stack VM’s using Azure Stack PowerShell

Azure Stack: Using Azure Active Directory Domain Services for Azure Stack VM’s Authentication and Identity.

Unofficially this would be my next blog in my series about Deploying A Highly Available App Service Solution Series.  However, I also wanted to blog about my experience with using Azure's AD Domain Services to satisfy our identity needs with Azure Stack based VM's.  This would allow us not to deploy an entire Active Directory … Continue reading Azure Stack: Using Azure Active Directory Domain Services for Azure Stack VM’s Authentication and Identity.

Azure Stack: Highly Available App Service Solution – Part II – Did I just start eating an elephant?

When I first started this blog series I had thought I could knock this off in a week or so. As I sit here on Saturday night a few weeks after posting my first blog in this series I realized I might have bitten off more than I could chew.  I also missed a lot … Continue reading Azure Stack: Highly Available App Service Solution – Part II – Did I just start eating an elephant?

Deploying an Azure VM using Cloud Shell on my iPhone

So sitting near my corporate office at a very delicious Indian restaurant while waiting for my laptop to get re-imaged I got bored. I didn't have enough time to go watch Denzel Washington's new action film The Equalizer 2 and needed to do something to entertain myself. So I did what every other Azure Cloud … Continue reading Deploying an Azure VM using Cloud Shell on my iPhone

Azure Stack: Deploying A Highly Available App Service Solution Series

So for my next few blogs, I am going to document how we deployed Azure Stack's App Service in a Highly Available deployment in our multi-node Stack.  This multi-part blog will consist of deploying all the pre-requisites for App Services including the file servers, the SQL servers, and the actually App Service itself. I will … Continue reading Azure Stack: Deploying A Highly Available App Service Solution Series

Backing Up Azure Stack Infrastructure

So I pretty much wasted my Friday driving 2 hours to Dallas and watching a movie for over 2 hours then driving back for 2 hours.  6 hours that I can't get back watching a movie that wasn't really worth driving to go watch.  I really don't know what I was thinking.  What does this … Continue reading Backing Up Azure Stack Infrastructure