Should you Domain Join Azure VMs?

Recently, I spotted this question on Reddit: This is a good question – it indicates that the poster is realizing that the public cloud is a different place than on premises! There’s three things to address: What does the Pets vs Cattle mean? Does the pets vs cattle concept mean you need to change how … [Read more…]

I’m Joining Lumagate!

Just as the title says – I’ve started working for Lumagate. I’m very excited to be working with Pete Zerger and Wes Kroesbergen (again). I’ve worked with Wes three times before, and learned a lot each time. Lumagate has a strong reputation in the Nordic region. Lumagate’s breadth of Microsoft MVPs is a testament to … [Read more…]

Ignite 2017 Roundup

As the title says – this is my shortlist of the important stuff discussed and announced at Ignite. I hope to follow up on some of these subjects with a deep dive. Unfortunately, this year I wasn’t able to attend Ignite in person, so I didn’t have the opportunity to talk with the Microsoft representatives … [Read more…]

Azure Managed Disks 2 – Conversion

In my last post, I discussed the advantages of Azure Managed Disks and briefly mentioned that it is possible to convert from Storage Account to Managed Disks, but made no reference as to how this was achieved. Advantages to converting to Managed Disks include: Improved Availability Improved Management Ability to switch from Premium to Standard, … [Read more…]