Azure RemoteApp, An Introduction of

This article provides a background of Microsoft Azure RemoteApp. A walk-through on how to deploy RemoteApp as a stand-alone cloud service is also available. What It Is This is a combination of Remote Desktop and highly scalable Windows server-based applications hosted in Microsoft Azure. Company published applications are centrally managed and protected in Microsoft Azure.… Continue reading Azure RemoteApp, An Introduction of

develop minimal server footprint with Features on Demand (2 of 4) – DISM PowerShell Cmdlets

In Part 2 of the series focused on Features On Demand for Windows Server 2012 R2, Yung Chou dives into DISM PowerShell Cmdlets to work on daily system administration tasks for our Features on Demand. Build Your Lab! Download  Windows Server 2012 R2,  System Center 2012 R2 and  Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 and get the… Continue reading develop minimal server footprint with Features on Demand (2 of 4) – DISM PowerShell Cmdlets

develop minimal server footprint with Features on Demand (1 of 4) – DISM Command Line Tool

Kicking off a new 4 part series focused on Features On Demand for Windows Server 2012 R2,  Yung Chou, introduces us to the benefits of having a minimal server footprint from not only a total cost of ownership perspective but also from the standpoint of having increased flexibility in your server roles. In Part 1… Continue reading develop minimal server footprint with Features on Demand (1 of 4) – DISM Command Line Tool

Devops, automation, and cloud computing

Convention wisdom refers DevOps as a strategy, an approach, or a movement as some call it. DevOps addresses the idea that Development and Operations need to be aligned well in an application lifecycle, work closely and collaboratively to eliminate inefficiency, reduce bottlenecks, and maximize productivity. The concept is certainly not new, for decades business processes… Continue reading Devops, automation, and cloud computing

Deploying windows 7 and windows 8.1 enterprise clients to Microsoft azure available for msdn subscribers

As announced at TechEd 2014 North America, deploying Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 Enterprise clients to Microsoft Azure is now available for MSDN subscribers. The following is a typical user experience. Log into Microsoft Azure Management Portal with a MSDN subscription account, click VIRTUAL MACHINE workspace, then click NEW to start the process of deploying… Continue reading Deploying windows 7 and windows 8.1 enterprise clients to Microsoft azure available for msdn subscribers

TechEd 2014 North America Announcement Summary

At TechEd 2014 North America, Microsoft has announced a large set of new innovations for IT Professionals & Enterprise developers to embrace a cloud culture in today’s mobile first, cloud first world. The following is a summary based on Brad Anderson’s keynote on May 5, 2014. I have highlighted my personal favorites.   Transform the… Continue reading TechEd 2014 North America Announcement Summary

TechEd 2014 North America Announcement Summary

At TechEd 2014 North America, Microsoft has announced a large set of new innovations for IT Professionals & Enterprise developers to embrace a cloud culture in today’s mobile first, cloud first world. The following is a summary based on Brad Anderson’s keynote on May 5, 2014. I have highlighted my personal favorites. Transform the Datacenter… Continue reading TechEd 2014 North America Announcement Summary