Category Archives: Storage

AzureStack TP1 released! – part II

PART I:AzureStack TP1 released! Well, I hope everyone got their bits downloaded. Let’s continue with the deployment of AzureStack in our environment. I assume you have installed the host with Windows Server 2016 TP4. copy the downloaded Azure Stack bits to the host and op a PowerShell command as Administrator. Now run the DeployAzureStack.ps1 –Verbose: […]

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AzureStack TP1 released! – part I

Today is the day that many people have waited for… Azure Stack TP1 is just released. Let’s take a look at what we can expect in this release and how to get started with this build. First things first: the download link Azure Stack is Azure in your own datacenter. In the TP1 release we […]

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Microsoft Azure Stack Storage explained – part II

In the previous post we looked at how the Azure-consistent storage is being provisioned in a region and what components are involved to make this happen. In this blog post we continue our journey on Azure Stack Storage and look at what storage types are available and how blob and table storage is working in […]

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Microsoft Azure Stack Storage explained – part I

In this post we are looking at the Azure Stack Consistent Storage. We will look at how the tenant can consume the storage resources and how a service administrator can provision storage services for tenants to consume them. If we look at the storage landscape, we have to today in the private cloud we see […]

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Imagine what you could do with Powershell Direct

PowerShell what?! What is PowerShell Direct? It is a new feature that allows you to manage your virtual machine directly from the Hyper-V host. This feature was shown at Ignite and I was really excited about it. So imagine you have provisioned a VM and you want to manage. But you want to manage it […]

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Azure Stack – What’s new and what’s changed

At Ignite 2015 Microsoft announced Microsoft Azure Stack. Microsoft brings with this version literally the Public Azure to your own Datacenter. Azure stack will contain the same bits as they run in Azure. So that’s looking really promising as I can’t even imagine how many services they offer in Azure. The big keyword here is […]

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Building / Configuring Nano Server Cluster

We all have seen all the great new announcements about Azure Stack, System Center 2016, Server 2016 and off course Nano Server. In this post i am going ahead of preparing the new Azure Stack in my environment. In Azure Stack you can create Compute and Storage resources. The details about that I will save […]

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