Azure AD Domain Services for 4Sysops

My most recent Azure piece is now online at 4Sysops. I look at the new Azure Active Directory Domain Services that make it possible to host domain joined VMs in Azure IaaS without having to host VMs in Azure that are Domain Controllers from your own domain.

Read it here.

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System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager Technical Preview 3 for 4 Sysops – part 2

In this second part we look at Virtual Machine Manager’s support for the new Shielded VM functionality in Hyper-V 2016, along with the Host Guardian Service attestation service. Read it here.

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System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager Technical Preview 3 for 4 Sysops – part 1

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Now that we’ve finally reached Technical Preview 3 in System Center, there’s enough new features there to see what’s coming next year. This part 1 for 4sysops covers management of rolling cluster upgrades, Storage Spaces Direct (S2D), Storage Replica, SOFS in front of SANs, centralized storage QoS management and Azure IaaS VM management. Read it here.

Enjoy and thanks for reading.