IT Pros’ Job Interview Cheat Sheet of Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

Internet Climate Recently, as hacking has become a business model and identity theft an everyday phenomenon, there is increasing hostility in Internet and an escalating concerns for PC and network securities. No longer is a long and complex password sufficient to protect your assets. In addition to a strong password policy, adding MFA is now… Continue reading IT Pros’ Job Interview Cheat Sheet of Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

My Presentation at The Univ. of Texas at Arlington

It is a great pleasure to have an opportunity to meet the wonderful and vibrant student community and speak about cloud computing at UTA on October 8, 2015. I focused on making the point of why cloud and why now, demonstrated with the ability to constructing computing fabric and deploying application on demand. http://www.microsoft.com/feeds/omni_external_blogs.js Additional… Continue reading My Presentation at The Univ. of Texas at Arlington

Try It Yourself – Configure a Point-to-Site VPN Connection to a Virtual Network (3-Part video Series)

This connection is very easy to understand and implement. Point-to-Site (or P2S) here refers as a connection between a single device (namely a connection point) and an Azure virtual network (vnet) site. A P2S connection requires a subnet defined within the target Azure vnet site. If to examine from a connected Azure vnet site, a… Continue reading Try It Yourself – Configure a Point-to-Site VPN Connection to a Virtual Network (3-Part video Series)

Essentials for Realizing Azure Baseline Costs

Subscription and Service Limits, Quotas, and Constraints (http://aka.ms/Limits) This is a must-bookmarked page to find out, for instance: Total cpu cores a subscription can consume The number of endpoints a VM can have. The bandwidth an Azure website may provide. Total VMs a virtual network may host. Total TB per storage account Maximum of objects… Continue reading Essentials for Realizing Azure Baseline Costs

Microsoft Azure 102 – Installing and Configuring Azure PowerShell

In this presentation, screen by screen I walked through the installation and configuration of Azure PowerShell. There are two ways to connect PowerShell with an Azure subscription. One uses Azure Active Directory and the other is with a publish-settings file. Both are detailed in this delivery. I also demonstrated a simple routine to remotely stop… Continue reading Microsoft Azure 102 – Installing and Configuring Azure PowerShell

Microsoft Azure 101 (Part 3/3) – Cloud Service and Virtual Machine Essentials

This Azure 101 series presents a set of core competencies of Microsoft Azure for IT professionals and serves as prerequisites (http://aka.ms/Prerequisites) for attending Microsoft events relevant to Microsoft Azure including: Virtual network Storage account Cloud service and virtual machine (This post) In each topic, I walked through the specifics of processes and steps with screen-to-screen details… Continue reading Microsoft Azure 101 (Part 3/3) – Cloud Service and Virtual Machine Essentials