Scott digs into PowerShell and the Azure Automation service with Eamon O’Reilly. You might be using PowerShell or local scripts today but are running them locally from your office. Why not move those into the reliable Azure Automation Service? We cover: Basics of Azure Automation Runbooks Starting and Stopping VMs Scheduling Runbooks
In this solo Azure Friday, Scott shares his new side-project, a startup he’s working on with his buddy Greg Shackles. The app and services were written entirely in C# and run on Azure. Not only that, but the services are globally load balanced by Traffic Manager. Scott shares this unique view into how your small startup can have make […]
Jack Richins teaches Scott how to easily encrypt his SQL Server databases on Virtual Machine Azure instances. It’s easier than you’d think! Areas covered in this video: – Understanding encryption and SQL Server – Understanding the Data Protection API, master keys, and certificates – Using SQL commands to create the master key and certificates, and […]
Scott learns how to secure Azure SQL Database with Jack Richins. We cover getting started and best practices for a more secure database. Areas covered in this video: Azure security and compliance Understanding Azure role (hardware, network, OS, and SQL Server) Understanding Network SSL/TLS, IP Restrictions, and Least Privilege Useful topics and links: Microsoft Azure […]
Scott and Becky Ochs dig into what settings you need to enforce to make sure your Azure instances are collecting the correct Security and Audit logs. We’ll learn about logging for Cloud Services, VMs and configuration for both. Areas covered in this video: Azure Diagnostics Agent Auditing in Azure Windows Event Forwarding (WEF) Useful topics […]
Microsoft Azure is built on a hyper-scale, hybrid and trustworthy infrastructure platform that helps organizations add scale to their applications, be agile and enjoy cost savings. Learn how businesses are transforming themselves by evolving their IT strategy to take advantage of Azure’s infrastructure platform.
Data is everywhere. It is generated by applications, by sensors, and by devices at a rapidly increasing rate. Capturing all of this data and transforming it into intelligent action can differentiate and change an organization. Learn how companies are taking advantage of data through the latest innovations in Microsoft’s Data Platform in areas such as […]