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Viewing and Applying Configurations in Azure Automation DSC

I’ve recently been talking about declarative configuration management using PowerShell DSC (platform) and Azure Automation DSC (tooling).  In the previous post we discussed how to get started learning about these concepts, as well as how to spin up your Azure Automation DSC instance.  In this post we’ll cover the capabilities of adding new Azure virtual machines, applying configurations, and viewing configurations.

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

SQL Server 2016 Backup and Restore Enhancements

Backups and restores are the bread and water of a DBA’s job. With each new version of SQL Server, Microsoft continues to add enhancements to backups and restores. With SQL Server 2016, here is what y...

Amy Cousland by Amy Cousland

Azure Automation DSC: Getting Started

For those watching the Azure Automation portal, you may have noticed a new preview capability has been launched within the Azure Automation UI.  The current capabilities available through PowerShell ...

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

Azure AD Connect General Availability Announced

Last week Microsoft announced the General Availability of Azure AD Connect. With this release all existing Azure AD and Office 365 customers should start planning their upgrade of their existing directory synchronization tools to Azure AD Connect.

Bill Hughes by Bill Hughes

Mobilizing corporate data with Azure App Service

Last month, Azure introduced a new premium addition to the App Service feature called App Service Environment. App Service Environment is a premium feature of App Services and the features it contain...

Tim Gabrhel by Tim Gabrhel

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