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Cloning Azure / Azure Stack Virtual Machines.

Hello. In this post I will show you how to snapshot and clone an existing Azure or Azure Stack virtual machine in a few easy steps. There are many reasons for taking snapshots. As a precaution before an update or change or to make clones of an existing virtual machine. Also there is a big difference between a snapshot in Azure / Azure Stack and an image in Azure / Azure Stack. An image expects to be sysprep’d (generalized) where a snapshot is an exact point in time. Just wanted to take this opportunity to explain the difference. For this...

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Setup Storage Account Recovery on Azure Stack BEFORE you need it…

Hi there, I want to talk about a very important setting that all Operators should be aware of when deploying / managing their Azure Stack regions and that is Storage Account recovery. We all know someone that has forgotten to add locks to their resource groups and then rather than selecting a single object and hitting delete, has selected the delete resource group option. Below I will show you how to setup the Storage Account recovery settings in your Azure Stack and then how to recover a storage account.. Setting up the retention period for deleted storage accounts. Go to...

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Lets build a lightening fast REST API based on Azure Table Storage and C#

Hi All. I have had the pleasure of developing complex production web applications leveraging Azure Table storage and I wanted to contribute with a detailed end to end example. I am a massive fan of Azure Table storage. Not having to deal with Entity Framework or complex database schemas is an absolute joy and the speed of the Azure Table technology when interfacing through C# is excellent. Learn about the differences between SQL and No-SQL technologies and when its a good idea to use either here:- https://www.guru99.com/sql-vs-nosql.html. Here is a quick definition to get us started:- Azure Table storage is...

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