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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

10 Reasons to Use Azure Operational Insights

With today's announcement of the upcoming GA of Azure Operational Insights I wanted to provide you with the top 10 reasons why you should immediately start taking advantage of operational insights in...

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Major Azure Backup Pricing Changes in April 2015

There is exciting news for those using, or interested in using Azure Backup.  In the past I've presented the Azure Backup scenario but have found the pricing difficult for many customers to accept fo...

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Connecting PowerBI Dashboards to Data Sources

I had the opportunity to work with the preview for PowerBI Dashboards and if you thought you liked PowerBI before, you're really going to like it now.  The new interface is immediately available over...

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Configuration Management v3: Getting Started

So, you've decided that you want to move to Configuration Management v3 as we discussed here?  How do you get started and make DSC a competitive advantage for your business? Define the "What" and ...

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Would you hire your IT department?

A few years ago our family went into an ice cream shop in a small upper peninsula town of Escanaba.  We went up to the counter and asked the clerk, "what kind of ice cream do you have?"  She look...

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PowerBI Pricing: How's Free?

Microsoft just announced the pricing on PowerBI, which is now leaving preview and going into a production state.  The big news was, PowerBI is now "free".  That's shocking, as the base cost was initi...

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System Center with PowerBI and PowerView

At the Midwest Management Summit we talked through how you can use PowerView and PowerBI to configure visualization engines for your System Center data without third party tools.   To start, check ou...

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DPM to Azure Backup. What it means to you.

Today Microsoft announced that you can now do long term backups to Azure with DPM and UR3.  Previously to UR3 you could only use DPM for short term backups.  This is powerful because it allows a busi...

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10 Azure Capabilities You *might* Not Know About

Everyone knows that Microsoft is building a world class hosting platform in Azure, but what you may not know is that Azure is not only about hosting virtual machines.  Azure has become the platform f...

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