Tag: azure

Microsoft Azure and Security Best Pratices – Part 2 Infrastructure

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This is the next post on my blog posts on Microsoft Azure and Security Best Practices, my first post focusing on Identity can be found here –> http://msandbu.org/microsoft-azure-and-security-best-pratices-part-1-identity/ One of the main concerns about moving the workload to the public cloud is security, basically,…

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Azure Standard load balancer

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A While back Microsoft announced a new Load balancing tier in Microsoft Azure called Azure load balancer standard, which is a new SKU of the existing load balancing service in Azure, which is still in preview when I’m writing this blogpost. Azure provides…

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Cloud Wars – IBM vs Microsoft vs Google vs Amazon IaaS

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In my previous blog post I did a short overview of the different cloud vendors, a bit about their focus areas and also a bit about strengths and weaknesses. The blogpost can be found here –>http://bit.ly/2CrBgZA .In this post I want to focus…

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Comparison between Horizon Cloud and Citrix Cloud on Azure

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The last couple of weeks I have been working with VMware Horizon Cloud for Microsoft Azure, and tesing the bits and pieces about the platform, and especially I’ve been looking at how it compares against Citrix Cloud in general. Therefore I decided to…

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Public Cloud Comparison on GCP, AWS, Azure and IBM.

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It has been a busy last month but finally I have some news to share. Lastly I have been working almost full time on Azure, AWS & GCP. As part of that experience I also get a lot of information about the different…

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Creating Azure ARM template with Veeam Agent unattended setup

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One of the things that you need to remember to have when moving to the public cloud is to do backup of your stateful virtual machines since this is not something that is included as part of the basic service that cloud platforms…

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Running and optimizing Citrix in Microsoft Azure

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This is a recap of  the webinar me and a fellow CTP Dave Bretty, had earlier today on MYCUGC “Delivering and Optimizing Citrix from Microsoft Azure” since the webinar itself only covered a big overview of the big picture I decided to do…

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Considering GPU in the Cloud for VDI deployments? Not so fast…

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At Citrix Synergy myself and Phillip Jones https://twitter.com/P2Vme has a presentation at the NVIDIA Booth on the first day of the conference where we talked about different deployment scenarioes for NVIDIA GRID both for HCI (Which Phillip covered) and in Cloud which I…

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Security aspects when moving to the public cloud – PaaS

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So this is a follow-up on my previous blogpost on Security Aspects on public cloud –> http://msandbu.org/security-aspects-when-moving-to-the-public-cloud-iaas/ in this blog post I will focus more on what security aspects you ned to think about when considering using platform services. Platform services comes in…

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What is Azure Stack and what is the architecture?

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Microsoft has always been heavily committed to the datacenter and has a large footprint with Hyper-V & System Center. If we dial the clock back five years, Microsoft released Azure Pack, which was their first big attempt at a complete integrated private cloud…

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