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Nathan Lasnoski

Nathan Lasnoski

Nathan Lasnoski is Concurrency's Chief Technology Officer, a Datacenter MVP and a recognized leader in Core Infrastructure Design, SharePoint Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Unified Communications technologies.

Contributions by Nathan Lasnoski

Viewing and Applying Configurations in Azure Automation DSC

I’ve recently been talking about declarative configuration management using PowerShell DSC (platform) and Azure Automation DSC (tooling).  In the previous post we discussed how to get started learning about these concepts, as well as how to spin up your Azure Automation DSC instance.  In this post we’ll cover the capabilities of adding new Azure virtual machines, applying configurations, and viewing configurations.

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Real Time Performance Analysis with Operations Management Suite (OMS)

This week the Operations Management Suite team at Microsoft released a new feature for real-time performance analysis to understand both hourly and historical performance from servers within your managed cloud or on-premise infrastructure.  The usage of the feature will drastically speed up understanding the performance challenges on target servers especially because System Center Operations Manager has historically been rather slow at providing that information for consumption.  The Operations Management Suite has made visualizing performance data easy and fast.

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Error Code 0x8007232B Windows 10 Solution

I received an Error Code 0x8007232B that I was unable to activate my Windows 10 enterprise installation.  Upon selecting "change product key" it also locked up my computer and prevented me from selec...

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Azure Automation DSC: Getting Started

For those watching the Azure Automation portal, you may have noticed a new preview capability has been launched within the Azure Automation UI.  The current capabilities available through PowerShell ...

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Windows Containers 101

The Microsoft team did a great job today talking about containers.  What is a container?  A container is an isolation layer that allows an application to execute without affecting other applications,...

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Azure Traffic Manager vs. Azure Load Balancer

I found in some conversations this week that there is a lack of understanding of the differentiation between Azure Traffic Manager and Azure Load Balancers.  The two platforms are extremely important...

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New Azure Feature: User Defined Routes

Today Microsoft announced today a new feature called User Defined Routes in Azure.  This addresses what was previously a significant challenge to networking configuration within the Azure topology.  ...

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Microsoft Azure Pack 2.0 in Microsoft Azure Stack

The next version of Windows Azure Pack and cloud consistent private cloud was announced today at Ignite and was also showed last week at BUILD as Microsoft Azure Stack.  If an enterprise or a service...

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Microsoft Operations Management Suite Announcement Details

Today at Ignite Microsoft announced the new Microsoft Operations Management suite, a software as a service based platform for delivering management to any cloud environment, whether on-premise, Azure...

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