Category: Azure Stack HCI

AzS HCI HandsOn – Part 5 – VM Provisioning in Azure Stack HCI from Azure Portal using MSLabs

Being able to provision VMs through the public Azure portal has been an eagerly awaited feature amongst the AzS HCI community and finally it is here! And of course, I could not pass off the opportunity to try it myself ASAP! The official Msft documentation is here, and feel free to follow that, but honestly

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AzS HandsOn – Part 3 – Spinning Up the Virtual Machines

Until now, we’ve created the lab and explored the cluster options and settings. Now finally, it is time to create some virtual machines. Let’s get straight into it! Let’s hit Add in the Virtual Machines button on the menu. Give it a nice name, allocate the essentials like no. of virtual processors, memory and storage.

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Dell EMC Integrated Solutions for Azure Stack HCI

Azure Stack HCI is Microsoft’s offering in the Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) space that is widely being adopted as the new datacenter technology in the IT market today. HCI reduces the need for individual, separate, 3-tier datacenter architecture which is often difficult and expensive to set up, maintain and upgrade by combining multiple hardware devices into

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Azure Stack HCI Learning Path – Pilot

Recently I made a career switch and with that, here I am back to learning the alphabets! I mainly come from a software/application background and the new role I’ve landed myself into requires of me not only the application knowledge but also the relevant hardware understanding. What that means for me is going back to

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Azure Stack HCI Learning Path – Part 5 – Networking Overview (and SDN)

In the previous part we talked about clusters and the core concepts associated with them. We talked about what they are, how they work, how to create them, register them and manage them end-to-end via Windows Admin Center (WAC). In this chapter we are going to talk briefly about some networking concepts associated with Azure

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Azure Stack Learning Path – Part 4 – Clusters

When you deploy Azure Stack HCI, you deploy it in the form of a cluster, with multiple nodes participating. A cluster is basically a group of otherwise independent servers (nodes) that are interconnected to work with each other to provide features like scalability, high availability, load balancing, etc. and many more. An HCI cluster collects

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Azure Stack HCI Learning Path – Part 3 – Storage Spaces Direct (S2D)

In the previous part we talked about Azure Arc, which is integral in our Azure Hybrid Cloud story. Azure Arc is essentially the glue that sticks our on-prem or multi-cloud infrastructure to the Azure portal, for unified management and control. We are now ready to move on to other infrastructure focused concepts such as storage,

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