SCOM Authoring–Simple Monitoring for IT Admins

If you are trying to transition from SCOM Authoring Console to Visual Studio Authoring Extensions, you may have found that the environment can be tough to start. However, when it…

New book about SCVMM and Hyper-V

My MVP colleague Alessandro Cardoso just finished an awesome covering Windows 2012R2 and Hyper-V new features, System Center 2012 R2 VMM, Operations Manager, App Controller and Azure integration as well Veeam…

Configuring Azure Recovery Services – Premises to Azure – Part II

In my latest posts, I have covered how to create the vault and configure the basics of the Azure Recovery Services – On Premises to Azure. Now we need the…

Configuring Azure Recovery Services – Premises to Azure – Part I

In this article I will show how I configured a VM in my lab to be replicated to Azure. At least, I will start to. First, you will need to…

My Favorite Azure New Features

On May 12, Microsoft has announced a whole bunch of new Azure features (here). If you try, like myself, to be up to date with them, you will realize how…

SCOM and Azure – Monitoring your Cloud infrastructure

I have been asked to think about how to extend an existing datacenter monitoring infrastructure into Azure. I like to see the extended datacenter as a transparent entity,so, my approach…

Extending your DataCenter to Azure using Cisco SMB Router (RV042G)

A while ago, I started playing with Azure and always wanted to extend my humble lab to the Cloud, just so I could expand and contract when needed. I could…

Guides to deploy SMA and Azure integration

Have recently being in touch with SMA and Azure for some project that are coming soon and stumbled upon these two guides that I believe are worth mentioning: First one…

SCOM 2012 R2 UR2 – What happened when I tried it

As a Microsoft MVP, I have a duty: to go through what the customer will have to go through. Just without a safety net. As you may already know, Microsoft…