In this post I will discuss how we can create custom virtual machine images and deploy them to the Microsoft Azure platform. To complete this process you will need an Azure Subscription, the Azure PowerShell module installed and a pre-prepared VHD which you would like to use (VHDX is not supported at present.) 1,081 more words
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It’s not unusual for the CEO of a company to crow about its performance. It is sort of striking when, in the process of doing so, that CEO admits to big problems in the past. 615 more words
Wherever you stand on the debate over which cloud giant will reign supreme, it’s clear that the economic forces shaping the market are evolving quickly. After nearly three decades helping companies move their enterprise applications into the modern era, whether to new servers, operating systems or clouds, I’ve seen the cycle before: innovation leads to rapid expansion, which leads to consolidation, shake-out and more innovation. 771 more words
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Open source software has permeated practically every nook of the software world. The biggest companies and largest-scale systems all lean heavily on open source code. 117 more words
The mobile revolution has spread beyond the mini supercomputers in our hands all the way to the datacenter.
With our expanded use of smartphones comes increased pressure on servers to help drive these devices: The activity we see everyday on our phones is a mere pinhole view into all that’s happening behind the scenes, in the massive cloud infrastructure powering all those apps, photo-shares, messages, notifications, tweets, emails, and more. 84 more words