Archives: June 2014
In a previous post I wrote about Using a Hyper-V VHD in an Azure VM. Today I’d like to show you what my next steps were. My goal with using Azure is to create an lab environment for student that fits the following needs:
- Easy to create new virtual…
Have you ever created a Hyper-V virtual machine and later needed to change the size of the disk on the VM? When you initially create a virtual machine you provide a size for the virtual hard disk (as shown below).
It’s pretty straight forward to expand the size of this… Read more
As I’ve started digging deeper into using Azure the need to automate tasks (turn off all VMs, turn on all VMs, automatically resize all VMs, etc…) has becomes very apparent. In April 2014 Microsoft announced the release of Microsoft Azure Automation to handle such operations.
Activate Azure Automation
This new… Read more
I’m in the process of moving some my lab environments that I use for teaching SQL Server classes to Azure. I’m pretty new to the Azure infrastructure world but I thought I could share some of my lessons learned in doing this. My first post will walk you through moving… Read more
I’ve noticed a recent trend with many presentations and articles on Power BI and Excel functionality. Many of these presentations show how quickly you can take tools like Power Query to find and discover data and then quickly present it through tools like Power View and Power Map. These are… Read more