So now that we’ve been talking about building virtual machines in Windows
Azure, and extending your datacenter into “the cloud”, we need to
actually make the connection. But how does one actually build the Windows
Azure Network, and then that subnet our local subnets?
Keith Mayer gives us the answer today in our latest “20 Key Scenarios with
Windows Azure Infrastructure Services” article. He delivers an excellent
step-by-step, showing you exactly how it’s configured. For his sample
scenario, basically all you need is a Windows Server 2012 server connected to
the external network, and a Windows Azure subscription. So…
Get your Windows Server 2012 evaluation, Start a free 90-day Windows Azure
trial, and CHECK OUT HIS ARTICLE HERE
Well, do you?
“Yes! And I bet you’re going to tell me to use Windows Azure.”
You’re catching on! In today’s article in our “20 Key Scenarios with
Windows Azure Infrastructure Services”, my friend Keith Mayer shares some
excellent tips, resources, and a step-by-step for building a SharePoint 2013
lab housed completely in Windows Azure. All you need is a Windows Azure
Free Trial subscription.
READ HIS EXCELLENT ARTICLE HERE
“Hey Kevin… I would like to use Windows Azure as a location where I set
up a SQL Server database mirror. Is this something I can do?”
Absolutely, yes! In fact, it doesn’t even require anything fancy as far
as setting up special connectors or site-to-site VPN in order to try this out
(though in production you should consider a more secured connection).
As a really great tutorial and example, I point you to this TechNet resource:
Tutorial: Database Mirroring for Disaster Recovery in Hybrid IT
This tutorial shows you how to implement SQL Server database mirroring for
disaster recov... (more)
Welcome to another installment of our May series of articles – “20 Key
Scenarios with Windows Azure Infrastructure Services”.
Today I’m going to describe a scenario, a problem, and then propose a
The Scenario: Single Sign-On support using Active Directory, Windows Azure
Active Directory, ADFS (Active Directory Federation Services), and Office 365
and/or Windows InTune.
For those of you who may not be familiar with it, you have the ability to set
up a federated identity relationship between your local Active Directory and
your Office 365 authentication. In this w... (more)
“Hey Kevin.. How do I get high availability out of my SQL
Cluster. Shared Storage. Windows Failover Clustering supports that.
“But… I want my SQL Servers running in Windows Azure. And I
don’t have shared storage in “the cloud”. But I still
need the benefits of clustered high availability.”
Wow.. you sure want a lot. Thankfully, I have a great solution. SQL
Server 2012 has a new high availability feature called SQL Server 2012
AlwaysOn. With AlwaysOn configured, you can have two or more (up to 5)
complete copies of ... (more)