Category Archives: Azure Stack

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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Azure Data Factory and Azure Stack blob storage copy

In my last blogpost I explained how the future of “Azure: The world computer” looks like with Azure Stack. Azure Data Factory could be another Azure Service that plays a role in this hybrid / edge scenario. It is a cloud-based data integration service that allows you to create data-driven workflows in the cloud for orchestrating […]

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Azure Stack Infrastructure Backup Configuration

Infrastructure Backup is something that I have set in the past and basically have forgotten about ever since the introduction of scheduled backups. From my experience the backup solution works and I really don’t spend much time on it outside of doing disaster recovery testing. This can be done on an ASDK box once a […]

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Managed Images on Azure Stack

This last week I had the chance to start working with managed images on Azure Stack. As of the recent update release of 1901, managed images is now available for everyone. You may be asking yourself a few questions right about now. Like, what is a managed image? Why do I need a manage image? […]

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Azure File Share for your Infrastructure Backup

While working on a small problem with the infrastructure backup on one of our connected Stacks, I wondered if this could work with an Azure File Share. We now have a dedicated file server that we need to license and manage which might be a little bit old school in 2019? I put out a […]

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