Microsoft TechNet Radio
About This Show
The podcast for anyone who is passionate about IT. We go deep into the technologies you live with, and the people that build, deploy and manage these. Each week we offer a critical voice, guests ranging from your IT peers, technical roles inside Microsoft and industry experts. Follow the conversation @MS_ITPro Become a Fan @ facebook.com/MicrosoftITPro Subscribe to our podcast via iTunes, Stitcher, or RSS.
Most Recent Episode
TechNet Radio: (Part 17) Building Your Hybrid Cloud - End-to-End IaaS Workload Provisioning in the Cloud with Azure Automation and PowerShell DSC
3 days ago
Keith Mayer welcomes special guest Tommy Patterson to the series as they discuss end-to-end IaaS workload provisioning in the Cloud with Azure Automation and PowerShell DSC. Tune in as they break down automation into 3 main categories of tasks (managing and orchestrating the overall process, provisioning cloud fabric resources, and provisioning workloads, like operating systems and applications) and then go into in-depth demos showing how you can do this via Azure Automation and PowerShell DSC. [2:05] How can Azure Automation, PowerShell and DSC all be used together to create a “push-button” provisioning in the cloud?[4:23] How do you go about positioning each of the tools we’ve mentioned?[5:34] So, what should we use for managing & orchestrating the overall process?[6:54] How about provisioning cloud fabric resources vs provisioning workloads?[11:43] DEMO:Azure Automation Runbook – provisioning load-balanced web VMs in existing virtual networkPowerShell DSC – provisioning new IIS web sitePublish DSC to Azure StorageInvoke DSC configuration inside each VM via Azure VM Agent extension __________________________ Experience Microsoft's latest products with these FREE downloads! Build Your Lab! Download Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2 and Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 and get the best virtualization platform and private cloud management solution on the market. Try it FREE now! Don't Have a Lab? Build Your Lab in the Cloud with Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines. Try Windows Azure for free with no cost or obligations, and use any OS, language, database or tool. FREE Download __________________________ If you're interested in learning more about the products or solutions discussed in this episode, click on any of the below links for free, in-depth information: Websites & Blogs: Keith Mayer's BlogTommy Patterson’s BlogMicrosoft Virtual Academy: Automating the Cloud with Azure AutomationCloud Solutions HubBuilding Clouds blogPart 1 – Step-by-Step: End-to-