A collection of 8 posts

Mar 20, 2017

ARM Templates and Managed Disks

One of the most exciting features to come out of Azure Storage of late is the introduction of Managed Disks. If you are not familiar with the glory of this tool, please see

Oct 17, 2016

Migrate VMs ASM to ARM

When you are ready to migrate your VMs from ASM to ARM mode, there are several platform supported mechanisms you can leverage. They are documented here. The main things to note are: Network

Apr 22, 2016

Massive Azure VM Storage + Encryption

Many of you have now learned of my fondness for Azure Disk Encryption, seeing as how I blog about it pretty frequently. Someday soon I'm going to do some ADE using Linux but

Apr 6, 2016

Upgrade those VMs to Premium Storage!

Let's say you have a production VM running in Azure. That's pretty common these days and you find yourself monitoring them and thinking, gosh, I should be able to get more umph out

Mar 22, 2016

Azure ARM Custom VMs

In Azure ASM mode, you have this neat little tool in the portal that allows you to show VMs that you've 'captured' and easily redeploy. This was to support the scenarios where you

Mar 16, 2016

Starting to Like Azure ARM Templates

It's taken a while, but I'm starting to get the hang of Azure ARM templates. It helps that there is an active and vibrant community on GitHub providing new, interesting (and slightly crazy)