TechEd Europe 2014 – Day 2

For my second day to TechEd Europe 2014 I went to the below sessions: Session 1: Directory Integration: Creating One Directory with Active Directory and Azure Active Directory; Session 2: System Center Operations Manager: Monitoring in a Modern World; Session 3: Protecting Virtual Machines with Veeam: There is More than Just Protection; Session 4: How you can Hack-Proof your clients ...

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Update Rollup 4 released for System Center 2012R2 and Windows Azure Pack

Microsoft has just released Update Rollup 4 for System Center 2012 R2 and Windows Azure Pack. This update fix a lot of issues (mainly on VMM) and add new features as DPM which is now able to backup SQL Server 2012SP2/2014. Below, you can find links to download updates: Virtual Machine Manager: KB2992024 Service Provider Foundation: KB2992021 Operations Manager: KB2992020 Service ...

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TechEd Europe 2014 – Day 1

This week I am to TechEd 2014 at Barcelona. For this days, I have chosen the below session: TechEd Keynote Optimizing your Datacenter with Windows Server, System Center, and Microsoft Azure Software Defined Compute in the Next Release of Windows Server Hyper-V Next Generation Networking in the next release of Windows Server: SDN, NFV and Cloud Scale fundamentals Software Defined ...

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Windows Azure Pack and VM Clouds in High Availability

When the Windows Azure Pack is installed for production, the access to the cloud services should be accessible 99,9% of the time. To implement this service level, the Windows Azure Pack has to be deployed with high availability mechanisms as Load-Balancing, SQL AlwaysOn and so on. The below schema shows the Windows Azure Pack deployment in high availability that I ...

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Windows Azure Pack – SMA installation

SMA (Service Management Automation) is a feature that enables to automate tasks in your private cloud from the Windows Azure Pack. SMA is included in the Orchestrator ISO. Three components are needed to run SMA for Windows Azure Pack: SMA Web Services – This is a REST Endpoint used by the Windows Azure Pack to connect to the SMA service. ...

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AlwaysOn Part 8 – Methods to add Database (SCOM)

SQL Server 2012/2014 AlwaysOn Availability Groups: Article Summary Part 1 – AlwaysOn Introduction Part 2 – AlwaysOn Design Part 3 – Install and Configure Windows Server 2012 R2 in Core mode Part 4 – WSFC Cluster Creation Part 5 – Install SQL Core on Windows Core Server Part 6 – AlwaysOn Availability Groups Creation Part 7 – AlwaysOn Availability Groups ...

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AlwaysOn Part 7 – AAG with dedicated Replication Network

SQL Server 2012/2014 AlwaysOn Availability Groups: Article Summary Part 1 – AlwaysOn Introduction Part 2 – AlwaysOn Design Part 3 – Install and Configure Windows Server 2012 R2 in Core mode Part 4 – WSFC Cluster Creation Part 5 – Install SQL Core on Windows Core Server Part 6 – AlwaysOn Availability Groups Creation Part 7 – AlwaysOn Availability Groups ...

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Windows Azure Pack – MySQL Server

In the previous topic, I have configured the Website clouds service in the Windows Azure Pack. However websites usually need a database to store configuration and user data. For example Tech-Coffee is powered by WordPress which needs a MySQL database. So in this topic we will see how to implement the MySQL Servers service on the Windows Azure Pack. MySQL ...

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