Cloud Computing

Last Updated on 3 May 2017, Total: 71 Articles and Tutorials

21 General
47 Microsoft
3 VMware vCloud
  1. 10 Reasons Cloud Computing is Cool

    While there are many different types of cloud computing, when I think of "the cloud", I think of IT as a Service (ITaaS) so that’s what I’ll cover in this article... Read More

  2. Connecting a Datacenter to Microsoft Azure Using ExpressRoute Network Service Provider

    This article explains how to connect a datacenter to Microsoft Azure using the ExpressRoute Network Service Provider. The article provides an overview of ExpressRoute as well as the different provider models available, and then focuses on using the Network Service Provider model to establish a private WAN connection to Azure... Read More

  3. Creating and Managing a Virtual Machine in Microsoft Azure

    This article will describe how to create and manage a virtual machine (VM) in Microsoft Azure. You will also learn how to use the Microsoft Azure portal for managing a VM and associated resources... Read More

  4. Deploying Azure Stack Technical Preview 1 Proof of Concept (Part 1)

    In Part I of this article, you learn about the Azure Stack technology that allows organizations to deliver Azure services from within their own datacenters. You also learn about the Azure Stack Portal, services that are available to test in Azure Stack, and installation requirements. In addition, this article guides you through the installation of the Microsoft Azure Stack Technical... Read More

  5. Deploying System Center 2012 SP1 Using the PowerShell Deployment Toolkit

    This article provides an overview of the PowerShell Deployment Toolkit PDT, the function of each of the components, and some critical steps needed to properly leverage the toolkit... Read More

  6. Deploying Virtual Machines in Azure using Azure Resource Manager - ARM Templates (Part 2)

    This article is the second of a two-part series on deploying virtual machines in Azure. In Part I, you learned how to use Azure Resource Manager (ARM) PowerShell APIs to programmatically provision virtual machines. In this article, you perform the same provisioning actions using ARM templates... Read More

  7. Deploying Virtual Machines in Azure using Azure Resource Manager - PowerShell API (Part 1)

    This article is the first of a two-part series on deploying virtual machines in Azure. Part I will cover how to use Azure Resource Manager (ARM) PowerShell APIs to programmatically provision virtual machines. In Part Two, we will use ARM templates to perform the same provisioning actions... Read More

  8. Do You Need Cloud Computing?

    This article looks at whether it is time for you to “use the cloud”, what it means, and what a cloud offers... Read More

  9. Docker and Containers (Part 1) - Understanding Containers

    The first article in this new series examines what containers are and how they can be useful for organizations... Read More

  10. Docker and Containers (Part 2) - Understanding Docker

    The second article in this series describes the Docker platform and how it simplifies creating and deploying containerized applications... Read More