Tag: azure

Security aspects when moving to the public cloud – IaaS

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This is a follow-up from my earlier blogpost around –> http://msandbu.org/security-aspects-when-moving-to-the-public-cloud/ and the purpose about this post is highlighting the security aspects on IaaS services. with IaaS we have the capabilities to provision a set of virtual machines and have different supporting services…

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Citrix moving forward with Citrix Cloud and Essentials package

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There is alot of interest around Citrix these days with the upcoming releases with XenDesktop Essentials and XenApp Essentials, and also with all the investments in the latest release with 7.13 as well. The purpose of this blog is to summurize the differences…

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Customizing Role Based Access Control in Azure

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One of the things I often find in Azure deployments is the lack of RBAC usage, which is quite easy now in the new portal and integrated quite easily with AzureAD. By default the one that creates the a Azure Subscription has the…

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Test run of Teradici Cloud Access Software on Azure N-series

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Earlier this year, Microsoft announced that they were partnering with Teradici on their N-series virtual machine instances in Azure, which I’ve blogged about previously here –> http://msandbu.org/n-series-testing-in-microsoft-azure-with-nvidia-with-k80/ Teradici are the creators behind the  PCoIP protocol, which its often leveraged in VMware Horizon View…

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Getting started with DataDog monitoring against Microsoft Azure

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So after getting constantly bombarded with a sponsored tweet on my timelime for a while, I decided to take a hint and take a closer look at what DataDog actually was.  So this post is actually just a small introduction to it. Now…

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N-series testing in Microsoft Azure with NVIDIA

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So I’ve been fortunate enough to been able to test-drive the N-series virtual machine instances in Microsoft Azure. For those who are not aware, the N-series is a GPU enabled series of virtual machines. Which can either be setup with a M60 (Which…

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Azure Stack as an turnkey solution is that the right approach from Microsoft?

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Earlier last week it was announced that Azure Stack will be deliverd as a turnkey solution duing 2017 via Dell, HPE and Lenovo systems. Now this came as a disappointment to many that they now could not be able to run Azure Stack…

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Delivering XenDesktop from Microsoft Azure using Azure Resource Manager

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Last week, Citrix announced support for Microsoft Azure Resource Manager in XenDesktop. As of now this feature is only available in Citrix Cloud. Because Citrix has the common policy that features comes in Cloud first then on the on-premises deployment. Using Azure Resource…

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New site & New provider, welcome to Azure!

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So after much back and forth now, I’m moved from WordPress which has been my provider for my blog since I’ve started blogging in 2012 but now I’ve decided like to many others that its time to move across to Microsoft Azure. Why…

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Azure Stack networking overview and use of BGP and VXLAN

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Now after been dabling with Azure Stack for some time since the preview, there has been one thing that has been bugging me, which is the networking flow. Hence I decided to create an overview of the network topology and how things are…

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