Ignite 2020

Ignite 2020 announcements

Microsoft Ignite 2020 kicked-off yesterday and as far as I can see they have put all the news out there in one go. In the Azure Stack Hub area not too much news, most of it was already announced at Build. VNet peeringProbably the most practical one of all announcements is the support for VNet […]

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Azure Stack Fiji?

The latest rumour in the Azure Stack world is called “Azure Stack Fiji”. This is a very exciting development if you ask me. And I am looking forward to this years Microsoft Ignite, hope we get some announcements! Microsoft is developing a new member of its Azure Stack hybrid computing family that is codenamed Azure […]

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Podcast time: Lisa at the edge!

There are a lot of podcasts out there these days, which in itself is a good thing, but we only have so much time to spend every day. 🙂 When it comes to podcasts about hybrid cloud and Azure Stack there is one that stands out for me at the moment. Lisa at the edge […]

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App Service: Will it blend?

I am working with some developers to check if their code would work on Azure Stack Hub App Service. One of us made a reference to the “will it blend” videos that were a hit in the early Youtube days, that made me smile. Because… it is important to smile. Note: This post applies to […]

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Azure Stack – Ignite 2019 updates!

Hello from sunny and warm Australia! Unfortunately I couldn’t attend Ignite in Orlando this year, but got all the updates for you in a single blogpost regarding the Azure Stack space. A lot of updates to share now so let me dive in to it right away: Rebranding Alert:Azure Stack refers now to a family […]

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Azure Image Builder: a closer look

At Microsoft Build 2019 I attended a short session about Azure Image Builder & Azure Stack by Daniel Sol and Ihcene Cheriet. They showed a demo of a fully automated customized linux distro and add it as an image to the Azure tenant. Pretty awesome I thought. It took me a while, but this week […]

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Update 1.1904.0.36 and Changes in Update Processes

Update 1.1904.0.36 was officially released for Azure Stack today. Just like last months, this update was mainly focused around fixes and improvements. I am impressed with the newer smaller and faster updates. My little 4 node scale until up until 1903 was taking an average of 16 to 20 hours to update. These past 2 […]

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Azure Stack Syslog: my experience so far

Since the 1807 update Azure Stack supports the configuration of a syslog server. In our company we have a syslog service based on ElasticSearch. My initial thoughts back then (oktober 2018) were “Yes, now I can collect everything and filter out what I need!”. Well, turns out to be a little bit different. A special […]

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Azure Stack vs Azure Stack HCI

March 26 Microsoft announced they added a new member to the Azure Stack family. Some of you might got confused with the news Microsoft released Azure Stack HCI. In this blog post I will describe the differences and how to position both platforms. Azure Stack – Intelligent Cloud / Intelligent Edge Azure Stack as we […]

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