Azure Day - Let's Meet @ Microsoft Gurgaon

Learning Azure is my daily routine and sharing knowledge is a part of that . So let's meet @ Microsoft HQ , Gurgaon and learn Azure together . Register Yourself : 

Azure OLD / Classic is Signing Off Slowly - Here how it's started Journey !!

As I told you earlier Microsoft is started decommissioning resources from old portal. This is what I found today !! 

New portal means ARM so called New Portal is a stable platform to deploy azure resources . So from now onward deploy everything only in new portal .

Expert overview on the Future of DataCenter

My opinion about Cloud Infrastructure . Thanks koenig and Microsoft for this opportunity. 

New Course Launch - Integrating On-Premises Core Infrastructure with Microsoft Azure (10-992)

Microsoft launched a new course for those people who are done with 20-533 or has a very good knowledge on Azure Implementation .

Course Name : 10-992A ( Integrating On-Premises Core Infrastructure with Microsoft Azure )

Module Details : 

Module 1 : Introduction to Microsoft Azure Module 2 : Integrating with Azure Compute Services Module 3 : Integrating with Azure virtual networks Module 4: Integrating with Azure Storage and data services Module 5: Designing and implementing Azure Site Recovery solutions Module 6: Designing and implementing cross-premises applications Module 7: Integrating operations and application monitoring and management
Recommendation : Complete 20533 before go for 10-992A.

Docker - Future of Virtualization !!

Virtualization - change the the form factor of our IT industry and Docker is a another way to do it . Creating VM and installing services is no more effective . Because in VM at first we have to deploy OS and then we can install any application or native application . So what is the solution ? Solution is Docker .

Docker is a new concept for me . So I am starting with basic concept of Docker . Azure provide container service that work with docker . So at first let's understand the base concept of Docker .

First of all , Docker is a Software or Application . That you can download from internet and install in your windows/mac computer . But if you are working with windows server 2016 then you will get docker out of the box. 
Now the question is what is docker ? What is the benefit of it ?

Let's talk about normal system where we install lots of application . All the applications are installed in one location and use a set of system files and installed resour…

Migrating Workloads to Azure (On-Prem to Azure)

Migrating Workloads to Azure (On-Prem to Azure) - It's not easy . Before you Lift your workload from On-Prem and Shift to Azure , do proper planing . Otherwise you have to face a very bad downtime.

Today I will tell you about Lift and Shift process -

Link that will help you to do migration :

Disk2vhd v2.01:

Converting Hyper-V .vhdx to .vhd file formats for use in Windows Azure :
CONVERTING YOUR VMs Open a PowerShell window on the server that houses your .vhdx files and execute the following command: PS C:\> Convert-VHD –Path c:\test\MY-VM.vhdx –DestinationPath c:\test\MY-NEW-VM.vhd Note: if you’re utilizing differencing disks you’ll want to merge the disks with their parent before converting and uploading to Windows Azure. Here’s an example: And you are done.

Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter 3.0 :

Convert virtual machines and disks from VMware hosts to Hyper-V hosts and Windows Azure or convert computers and disks to Hyper-V…

Azure Learning Path (Updated - 26th April,2017)

Hi .. Everyone is looking for Azure Learning Path and a simple starting point from where they can start learning . So this post will give you all answer .

1) 10979 :

Exam and Certification details :

Microsoft Official Training Partner :

2) 20533 :

Exam and Certification details :

Microsoft Official Training Partner :

3) 20-532 :

Exam and Certification details :

Microsoft Official Training Partner :

4) 20-534 / 40-442A : 

Exam and Certification details :

Microsoft Official Training Partn…