By Example Posts

Build a Windows Azure Pack 2013 lab using PDT

Building a Windows Azure Pack 2013 for Windows Server lab using PowerShell Deployment Toolkit (PDT). Rob Willis over at the Building Clouds blog on TechNet released an example configuration for Windows Azure Services several months ago, but I haven’t seen an example posted for the recently released Windows Azure Pack 2013 for Windows Server. Here […]

PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC)

It has been awhile since my last blog entry, hope you find this one worth the wait! I recently started working for Infront Consulting Group, and one of my first big projects has been to rebuild some System Center labs using the 2012 R2 Preview release. Those that have followed some of my other posts […]

SCAC 2012 SP1 Lab Guides

Hello Everyone, I wanted to share with everyone the Lab Guides that I created for SCAC (App Controller), in case they will be of any value. I have created some “SCAC 2012 SP1 in a Lab” guides, and posted them on my personal blog (here: http://adinermie.wordpress.com/scac/), and on a community site (here: http://www.windows-noob.com/forums/index.php?/forum/114-system-center-app-controller/). Hopefully they will be […]

SCVMM 2012 SP1 Lab Guides

Hello Everyone, First of all, I don’t know if this is the right place to post something like this, of even if it is appropriate to do so on this site (if not, please let me know). That being said, I wanted to share with everyone the Lab Guides that I created for SCVMM, in […]

Hey you, get on my Cloud!

My experience installing Windows Azure Services for Windows Server using the PowerShell Deployment Toolkit (PDT) For a much better overview of Windows Azure Services that I could provide, head on over to the Hyper-v.nu blog and read the post by Marc van Eijk. Version 1005 of the Workflow.xml now enables you to install Windows Azure […]

Orchestrator By Example: Deploying a Service from Template with VMM and Orchestrator

This article, which details how to deploy a service from a service template in VMM with Orchestrator, is a supplemental post to “Chapter 16 – Integration with System Center Virtual Machine Manager” in the upcoming System Center 2012 Orchestrator Unleashed from Sams Publishing, now available for pre-order. For more info, see chapter 16 in the […]

Orchestrator By Example: Scaling In a Machine Tier in a VMM Service with Orchestrator

This article, which details how to scale in a VMM service instance with Orchestrator to automate the provisioning of additional capacity, is a supplemental post to “Chapter 16 – Integration with System Center Virtual Machine Manager” in the upcoming System Center 2012 Orchestrator Unleashed from Sams Publishing, now available for pre-order. A Note on Scale […]