Tag: Azure Stack HCI

Azure Stack HCI Microsoft Sizing Tool

Looking to transform your data center into more modern, easy to manage and cloud-driven infrastructure? Well, first of all – congratulations! You’re on the right path 😀 – Azure Stack HCI is probably the hottest cake in the hybrid cloud market right now. If you’re planning to move onto Azure Stack HCI but not sure

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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 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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