If you are comfortable with consuming services from AWS, then learning about Microsoft Azure will be easy. This post is the 40,000ft view of Microsoft Azure. My employer uses Office 365 (I registered my O365 account for Azure), and it was cool to see the corporate ADFS objects within Azure
Microsoft Product Design & Administration
This is part 3 of the vCD Installation guide, describing the installation of the vCloud Director Database: SQL Server 2012 running on Windows Server 2012.
Previously I have blogged about PowerCLI. This additional post describes how to use vCheck for Exchange with Exchange 2010.
PowerCLI is an incredible tool that you can use to automate many of your operational procedures, particularly useful if you are constrained by budget and you are competent in scripting with Windows PowerShell. This post covers setting up and using PowerCLI, the operational risks entailed, how to use Virtu-al.net’s vCheck
This is part 2 of the vCenter 5.1 to 5.5 Update 1c upgrade, detailing the Windows Server 2012 R2 OS installation and configuration.