Tag: powershell

Using Chocolatey with Azure VMs 5

Using Chocolatey with Azure VMs

Automate Everything. That’s my new mantra, and it should be yours… Like many of you, I’m an infrastructure guy and grew up with the crutches of setup.exe and the massive installers that MSFT built in […]

Nested VMs in Azure with one click?  You must be crazy… 6

Nested VMs in Azure with one click? You must be crazy…

When I first heard that you could run nested VMs with Azure, I ran over to my laptop to deploy one of those shiny new Version 3 VMs! Once my Host was provisioned, I got […]

Introducing the Azure Cloud Shell 7

Introducing the Azure Cloud Shell

The Azure Cloud Shell has been out for some time now, as an embedded Bash and PowerShell command-line shell / terminal within the Azure Portal. It really great to be able to use Azure command-line […]

PowerShell now Open Source AND Cross-Platform! Linux, macOS, Windows 9

PowerShell now Open Source AND Cross-Platform! Linux, macOS, Windows

Windows PowerShell the new Shell (first released in 2006) for Windows that provides the ability to implement Task Automation, and Configuration Management via a Command-Line Shell and PowerShell scripting language built on the .NET Framework. […]

35 Azure and Cloud eBooks for Amazon Kindle 10

35 Azure and Cloud eBooks for Amazon Kindle

Blog articles and Technical documentation are nice for learning technologies, but there are times when a good book just can’t be replaced. This is especially true when getting information from blogs that may have a […]

What is Azure Resource Manager?

In the early days of Microsoft Azure the Portal was the primary tool to go in and configure your cloud components. After some time the Azure Service Manager API’s were introduced as a set of […]

Export Azure Resource Groups to ARM Templates with PowerShell

The latest release of Azure PowerShell includes the new “Export-AzureRMResourceGroup” cmdlet. This cmdlet allows you to specify the name of a Resource Group and it will export the resources for that group into an ARM […]

Azure Stack: Introducing PaaS Services and DevOps Tools 11

Azure Stack: Introducing PaaS Services and DevOps Tools

When Microsoft announced the initial Technical Preview release of Azure Stack it was also announced there would be additional services released in the coming weeks. This week, Microsoft announced the addition of Web Apps, SQL database, […]

Free eBook: Azure Automation

The book “Microsoft Azure Essentials: Azure Automation” written by Michael McKeown is written to target IT Pros and PowerShell developers to help them understand the core concepts of Azure Automation. This includes using runbooks based […]

Create Azure Service Bus Namespaces using PowerShell cmdlets and Azure CLI 1.0

An Microsoft Azure Service Bus Namespace can certainly be managed through the Azure Management Portal. However easy that is for a user to do manually, it definitely can be useful to create and manage Azure […]