Monthly Archives: March 2016

Using Power BI to view your Azure Usage

One of the challenges of understanding your Azure usage is to decipher the usage report from the Azure Portal. And I really needed that, since I was getting past my…

Service Discovery and Monitoring with Operations Manager

One of the most frequent requests we get from customers is to create monitor for application services. Often enough you will find management packs for well know applications, but if…

Azure Resource Manager– Posts Reference

I’ve been writing a bit about Azure Resource Manager. Here’s a reference to my posts for easier access: Azure Migration from ASM to ARM – The Journey to the Center…

Journey to ARM – Part V – Adding an external IP to an existing VM

Differently from the classic model, when you create a VM it won’t have an external IP to access your VM (if you created it using the portal, yes, it will…

Journey to ARM–Part IV – Creating a VM from an existing VHD

In my last blog, I have showed you how to copy the storage form your previous Classic storage account to brand new and shinny one. Now all you supposedly need…

Journey to ARM–Part III – Copying Storage

Previously, in the ASM2ARM saga, I have created the VPN gateway I will need to connect my Azure VMs to my on-premises resources. Today I will show you how to…

Journey to ARM–Part II – Creating the VPN gateway

The starting point to create a connection between an Azure VNET and your on-premises environment is a VPN gateway. In the classic Azure portal, the experience is relatively easier and…

Journey to ARM–Design and Migrate

I’ve recently committed myself to migrate my (now former) azure classic VMs environment in Azure to the new Azure Resource Manager model. I then found out that there is no…