Deploying Microsoft Azure PowerShell on Ubuntu 16.04

Deploying Microsoft Azure PowerShell on Ubuntu 16.04

Microsoft is serious about “We really don’t care about which device an end user wants to use”. Check out some of the news articles of the last few weeks:

  1. Visual Studio to be available on MAC which means users now have a complete IDE for everything mobile , cloud and MAC Development.
  2. If you are not it using already, Visual Studio Code for all the 3 major desktop flavours Windows, Linux and Mac
  3. Microsoft fortifies its commitment to Open Source by becoming a Platinum member for Linux Foundation
  4. Build, deploy and support Azure deployments from Ubuntu and Mac. I will cover the Ubuntu steps in this post.
  5. SQL Server on Linux . Will cover this in a post shortly.

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Virtual Disk and Storage Pool Issue

Virtual Disk and Storage Pool Issue

Just another day in Always on Availability world, the cluster members decide to revolt. Revolt was stamped at its infancy but not without its consequences. One of them was that my Storage Pools were in a state of Headlessness! Reattaching my disks via GUI proved to be unsuccessful as the disks disappeared post a reboot. (more…)

TechEd 2014 Talk: Azure and SharePoint 2013

TechEd 2014 Talk: Azure and SharePoint 2013

Presentation Video

Last week I had the chance to present at two events held in Auckland. TechEd 2014 New Zealand and the Auckland Code Camp. The 3 sessions that I presented focused on Azure and SharePoint 2013 in general. During both the events, I had the opportunity to engage with a wide variety of audiences and was able to get some good discussions around Azure and how a SharePoint 2013 workload fits within the cloud architecture. (more…)

SharePoint 2010 Update of Databases Compactibility Upgrade Recommended

SharePoint 2010 Update of Databases Compactibility Upgrade Recommended

 

If you have recently upgraded your SharePoint 2010 Farm , you would notice the following Health Analyzer Warning :

Within Central Admin Under Upgrad and Migration you would find the following messages.

If you have a farm of Web Front Ends and Application Servers , Start the configuration Wizard on your primary Application server and it will stop and wait for you to finish the same task on the other servers in the farm. Complete it and then come back to your primary App server to finish the upgrade process. A Reboot of the farm is also recommended.