Moving your data to a serverless infrastructure with Azure Files and Active Directory Authentication (Preview)

A couple of days ago, Microsoft announced the public preview of Windows Server Active Directory authentication / integration for Azure Files. Make sure to check-out the introduction video by Will Gries (Senior Program Manager) and Thomas Maurer (Senior Cloud Advocate) This is probably one of the most requested feature releases […]

Virtual Datacenter Concept | 3 of 10 | Resource Groups

Welcome back to the Azure Virtual Datacenter Concept blog post series. In our previous posts about naming conventions and Azure Governance, we’ve defined our rules of play. Now it’s time to start populating our Azure environment with some Resource Groups. Let’s talk resources! When deploying new resources in Azure, they […]

Virtual Datacenter Concept | 2 of 10 | Governance

This blogpost is part of a series of Azure Virtual Datacenter Concept blog posts. Today let’s focus on probably the most important pillar of the Azure Governance scaffold: Azure Governance.We will talk about Azure Policies and auditing, resource tagging, managing subscriptions, locking down resources and role based access controls. What’s […]

Virtual Datacenter Concept | 1 of 10 | Naming Conventions

This blogpost is part of a series of Azure Virtual Datacenter Concept blog posts. Let’s talk about one of the key pilars from the Azure Governance scaffold: naming conventions Understanding which resource, what is does and where it is located Naming standards and conventions have been around for decades. They […]

Virtual Datacenter Concept | Introduction

This blogpost is part of a series of Azure Virtual Datacenter Concept blog posts. The following series of posts is a direct reference to the Virtual Datacenter Concept provided by Microsoft as part of the Cloud Adoption Framework. My intention is to provide you with a holistic overview, lessons learned […]