Introduction and blabbing... (skip ahead to next section for actual blog.) A friend and fellow MVP, Steve Buchanan recently tweeted the following article: Career Advice for IT Professionals in 2019. He mentioned a few points from this article in his tweets that really grabbed my eye. One is "Change is always constant." A few other points … Continue reading Deploying Pivotal Container Service (PKS) on Azure Using Karsten Bott’s Automation Magic
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
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
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
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
This week professionally I had some disappointments. However, this morning as I was getting ready to drive up to Dallas I saw an email that made me do my happy dance. This morning I received "the" email! I am honored to be chosen and awarded Microsoft's MVP award in Microsoft Azure. I feel extremely honored … Continue reading Wow!!! Honored To Be Awarded My 1st Microsoft MVP Award!
I have in the past used Matt Mcspirit's script, the Azure Stack Development KIt Configurator and then thought it was an awesome script. Since the first time I used it some cool improvements have been added along with the over performance of the script. This by far is the most awesomest script that you will … Continue reading The Most Awesome Script You Will Ever Need For your Azure Stack Development Kit deployments
A few days ago I wrote a blog on Dell EMC's new Patch and Update Automation Tool. I had mentioned I didn't find the documentation on the tool until pretty much after I ran the tool the first time. Let this be another lesson learned by Kris!!! Find the documentation and read it. It had … Continue reading An Update to my earlier Dell EMC PNU Blog
Update: I want to update this blog with information I received. It looks like the bits that I downloaded the day this tool was released was the beta version. Dell EMC has since corrected this and the GA release of the product is now available. Some of my issues below most likely would have been … Continue reading Patch and Update Automation Tool for Dell EMC VxRack Azure Stack 14G
So this is my first attempt at recording a session. If this works out I will try to do some more recorded sessions that will go along with the blog I am writing. Please excuse the editing as I am very new to this format. :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_RuC9ycZ-M&feature=youtu.be As with most my blogs I … Continue reading Preparing Azure Stack for the upcoming Extension Host.