Exploring Azure Stack and Azure Stack HCI - Part 1

March 26th at 11:40am
Kenny Lowe


Note: This is an opinion piece, representing my personal views.

Today, Microsoft announced an exciting new addition to the Azure Stack brand - Azure Stack HCI! This announcement enhances the Azure Stack portfolio in a few important ways, evolving the WSSD program into the 2019 ecosystem,...

The Practical Guide to the Cloud, for IT Pros - Part 1

February 9th at 11:40am
Kenny Lowe


This blog is part of a series relating to the Microsoft IT Implementer group, the goal of which is to bring more focus and help to the IT Pro/IT Implementer audience when discussing cloud technologies. We’ve worked with a select group of Microsoft MVPs to put together a new blog series cover...

How to License Windows Server in Azure Stack

November 29th at 11:40am
Kenny Lowe


DISCLAIMER: This post is based on my understanding, which may have gaps or inaccuracies, so as ever your mileage may vary. By all means use this post to learn about the various scenarios for licensing, but ALWAYS check with your Microsoft licensing specialist to ensure you are conforming to...

Useful Links

November 16th at 8:05pm
Kenny Lowe

Getting Started with Azure Cognitive Services in Containers

Azure Cognitive Services aren't just for the Public Cloud any more! Extend and deploy them to the edge by running services like Text Analytics or Face Analysis wherever you need to.

Azure DevOps Demo Generator

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Azure AD Tenant Availability Checker

July 24th at 10:34am
Kenny Lowe


Check if a customer has an existing Azure AD Tenant

I deal with onboarding a lot of customers into CSP, and many of those don't understand their current Azure Active Directory usage, or even if they currently have Azure AD.

If I want to check if a customer has an associated Azure AD...

Grav on Azure - Grav Code Deployment

July 22nd at 7:42pm
Kenny Lowe

Now that the infrastructure is deployed, all that remains is the intallation and configuration of Grav itself. This is a fairly straightforward process, but there are some nuances to be aware of and some tweaks to be made for this environment.

The first thing to do is to download Grav itself. Grav...