Posted by Florent Appointaire on April 8, 2021
Migrate your applications to AKS with Azure Migrate

Azure Migrate has recently seen an update to its features. It can now help you move your ASP.NET and Java applications to an Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) container. Usually, such apps would be hosted on Tomcat/IIS. It would be quite a chore to move them to Kubernetes. However, said new capability makes the process much more streamlined.

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Posted by Vladan Seget on April 6, 2021
Identify basic VMware vSAN 7 requirements

More and more people turn to hyperconverged infrastructures each year because, well, they do have a lot to offer. Many people are starting with such well-known and admirable solutions as VMware vSAN, enabling you to replace physically shared storage. That is an excellent choice, but there are a few things you need to know before you start.

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Posted by Mikhail Rodionov on April 1, 2021
The “old new thing” or an introductory guide to Vi

We readily discuss everything new coming out each month from Microsoft and Azure. Modern cloud and hyperconvergence services take up most of our discussions and wallets when it comes to virtualization. But there are a lot of people who still use Unix-based cloud services, and their monitoring and management tools can be quite different.

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Posted by Florent Appointaire on March 30, 2021
Migrate from one region to another with Azure Resource Mover

Azure Resource Mover is a feature that helps to move your Azure resources from one Azure region to another with ease. The feature also notifies you about relevant dependencies to help prepare your target and source region for proper functionality after moving. This removes the need to exercise the procedure using various windows and services. Everything is done in one place.

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Posted by Alex Khorolets on March 25, 2021
Replace Your Manual Microsoft Certificate Enrollment With Auto-Enrollment

Everybody knows how tedious it may be working with self-signed SSL certificates. That’s why it’s easier to add the Microsoft Certificate server role to your Active Directory. However, manual certificate enrollment is not so handy when there are dozens of users within one IT infrastructure, and if that’s the case, it won’t hurt to learn how to cut a corner or two!

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Posted by Vladan Seget on March 18, 2021
VMware vSphere Replication 8.4 details and enhancements

Along with various recent updates, VMware released its new version of vSphere Replication 8.4. It’s a free perk that comes included with the vSphere package and has a limited potential to enable and operate VM replication to remote locations. Although it’s quite a basic feature, it can still provide valuable benefits for small deployments scenarios.

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Posted by Florent Appointaire on March 16, 2021
Azure Automanage for your virtual machines

Operating VMs can be overwhelming when you’re overseeing an enterprise-class IT environment. Azure Automanage is a new feature that applies Azure best practices configurations to a VM based on its services. Once the VM is onboard, the feature applies the most appropriate configs to it, monitors it for drift, and auto-corrects it in case of deviation.

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Posted by Paolo Valsecchi on March 11, 2021
VMware Horizon: grant permissions in Active Directory

Having a controlled minimum set of permissions in your Active Directory (AD) will ensure nothing will slip during clone publishing. Otherwise, VMware Horizon, when instant clones are published, can make unwanted corrections in the AD service account while creating computer objects in the target organizational unit. You don’t want that.

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Posted by Florent Appointaire on March 9, 2021
Discover Kubernetes Resource View

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) recently introduced the ability to view the state of your AKS resources from a GUI. Azure Portal now enables you to view in-depth details of your workloads in real-time. You can view the workload of your deployments, pods, and replica sets, and various other capabilities without digging in the cmdline.

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Posted by Romain Serre on March 4, 2021
Filter Web Content with Microsoft Defender for Endpoint

Among many good things, remote work creates new challenges for business cybersecurity. Regardless of whether the user uses VPN, having additional security measures can never hurt. Microsoft Defender for Endpoint introduces additional layers where you can also set web content filters to avoid your employees creating unwanted cyber threats.

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