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Enabling WinRM / Remote Powershell on Azure Resource Manager Windows OS VMs

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Note: these instructions only apply to Windows VMs created using Azure Resource Manager. For VMs created in Azure Classic mode (old portal at http://manage.windowsazure.com), WinRM / Remote Powershell is enabled by default for certified Windows images. If you need WinRM (required to run remote Powershell commands) enabled on new Windows Virtual Machines created using Azure Resource […]

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Microsoft Azure Readiness Kit for DevCamps February 2016 update

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Content for the Microsoft Azure Readiness Kit DevCamps has been recently updated to reflect the latest announcements, including PaaS, App Services, IaaS, Machine Learning, Data platform and storage, Media, Integration and Identity. Great resource for beginners that want to understand the Azure platform or for experts who need a quick refresh on the multiple Azure […]

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Telemetry Ingestion and Analysis Using Microsoft Azure Services

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For the latest Azure Insider column Bruno Terkaly and I invited our colleague in France, Thomas Conté, to write an article about Telemetry Ingestion and Analysis using common cloud components, including Worker Roles, BLOB Storage, and HDInsight. He did an amazing job illustrating this specific workload, providing multiple options for each step of the process, […]

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Windows Azure Insider March 2014 – The Windows Azure Service Bus and the Internet of Things Part 2

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After an overwhelming number of email messages, feedback and comments based on our previous Windows Azure Insider column, this month Bruno and I continue the conversation around the Internet-of-Things and Windows Azure, incorporating a hands-on approach to using the Service Bus to control an Arduino device using a Windows Phone client. We had a lot […]

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Windows Azure Insider February 2014 – The Windows Azure Service Bus and the Internet of Things

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This month, for the MSDN Magazine Windows Azure Insider column, Bruno and I write about one of the hottest topics in the industry: The Internet of Things (or IoT). We talked to some of the IoT experts inside the Windows Azure group, including Clemens Vasters and Abhishek Lal, and put together a two-piece article that […]

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Windows Azure Insider December 2013 – Meet the Demands of Modern Gaming with Windows Azure

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For the December 2013 issue of the Windows Azure Insider column, Bruno and I write about how the public cloud can be used to create a robust backend to support multiplayer games for mobile devices, combining the power of Virtual Machines (IaaS) with Cloud Services (PaaS). The article can be found here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/dn532200.aspx Thanks for […]

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Windows Azure Insider The Digital Government Issue – Choose a Cloud Network Government-Compliant Applications

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MSDN Magazine recently released a special issue about the tools, technologies and services that the government is using to digitally interact with citizens. Bruno and I contributed with an article that talks about the current state of cloud adoption for government institutions, explaining the different hybrid models for deployment (PaaS + IaaS) and services (public […]

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