Microsoft opens its UK data center region to Azure and Office 365 customers

Microsoft is first global provider to deliver the complete cloud from datacenters in the UK. Microsoft Azure, along with Office 365, is now generally available from multiple UK datacenter locations providing data residency to help enable the digital transformation of our customers in industries such as banking, government, public sector and healthcare that require certain […]

Modify disk classifications in Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) using PowerShell

Do you need to modify large number of disk classifications in System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)? It is very simple in PowerShell. Get-SCVMHost -VMMServer MyVMMserver -ComputerName MyHyperV -OutVariable vmHost | Format-Table -Property FQDN, ProcessorModel $storageClassification = Get-SCStorageClassification -Name ‘My disk class’ Get-SCStorageDisk -VMHost $vmHost[0] -OutVariable hostDisk | Format-Table -Property Name, Classification $hostDisk | Set-SCStorageDisk […]

Building Microsoft System Center Cloud – SCOrch 2012 R2 – Orchestrator 2012 R2 installation – Complex deployment

Simplified deployment with all features on one server is described in the Orchestrator simplified installation guide in the previous article. Uninstall previous Orchestrator Standard uninstall in Program and Features… Install and configure SQL Server Highly-available databases in AlwaysOn Available Groups I recommend you to use the Microsoft SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Available Groups for every […]

Building Microsoft System Center Cloud – SCOrch 2012 R2 – Orchestrator 2012 R2 installation – Simple deployment

This is simplified deployment. Some of the production environments requires complex deployment process of the Orchestrator with multiple Runbook Servers. You can skip this article and continue directly to the complex installation in the next article. Install and configure SQL Server Highly-available databases in AlwaysOn Available Groups I recommend you to use the Microsoft SQL […]