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Ensuring client Hyper-V guest VMs external network connectivity for laptops roaming between different connections
Posted by Mikhail Rodionov on March 27, 2020
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In times of struggle with COVID-19, home office mode becomes a new reality for many people. It is very important to have everything you need on hand and not worry about the work of your VMs. One way to keep peace of mind is to have an external network connection for your Hyper-V VMs. Hyper-V can’t use a wireless adapter to provide this configuration, you might say. But still, there are a few options to do this, regardless of the connection used by Hyper-V host.

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How to Upload File Buckets on Google Cloud Storage
Posted by Karim Buzdar on March 13, 2020

Cloud Storage provides virtually unlimited storage options for any amount of data worldwide. In this sense, Google Cloud Storage uses the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) infrastructure so you can serve website content, store data for archiving and disaster recovery purposes, and much more. Bucket creation is a paramount step when working with Google Cloud Storage as it allows you to access any file and any piece of object meta data at any time. Do you want to learn all the ins and outs of working with GCP and creating the sample buckets for your Google Cloud project?

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Azure Logic App to Automate your workflows
Posted by Florent Appointaire on February 28, 2020

Is coding the only way to automate your workflows? Definitely, not. A cloud service like Azure Logic Apps helps you plan, automate, and coordinate workloads and processes without coding. This being said, you can integrate your applications, data or services between different enterprises. Get started to work with Azure Logic Apps right now! Learn More

Configure and Manage Google Cloud Drive on your Debian/Ubuntu
Posted by Karim Buzdar on February 14, 2020

Google Drive is a safe and reliable cloud storage service provided by Google. If you are looking for synchronizing your files across personal computers, laptops, smartphones, tablets, etc. you can make use of the Google Cloud Drive. You can also share your digital content with other users by providing them restricted or full access to your files on the Google drive. Google provides a ‘Personal’ package of 15GB free space and a ‘Business’ package that charges you only for the storage that your employees use.

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Google Cloud Platform Overview
Posted by Mikhail Rodionov on January 31, 2020

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is a relatively new player on the cloud platforms market which entered it after Microsoft and Amazon (though we can argue about exact dates). With all of these three players we can see destinct market entry scenarios/starting positions.

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[Azure] Calculate the cost to migrate your DC to Azure
Posted by Florent Appointaire on January 17, 2020

It should be unnecessary to say about the importance of calculating the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for your business once again. Only in this way you can determine a return on investment (ROI) and identify unobvious benefits. Microsoft released a tool that calculates TCO and thereby helps you evaluate cost savings by migrating workloads to Azure. Do you want to achieve accuracy and profitability in your IT infrastructure operation?

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Setup Icecast Media Streamer on Ubuntu 18.04
Posted by Karim Buzdar on December 27, 2019

Icecast, according to the developers, is a streaming media (audio/video) server which currently supports Ogg (Vorbis and Theora), Opus, WebM and, MP3 streams. It can be used to create an Internet radio station or a privately running jukebox and many things in between. It is very versatile in that new formats can be added relatively easily and supports open standards for communication and interaction.

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Connecting on-premises servers in Azure using Azure ARC (Preview)
Posted by Nicolas Prigent on December 13, 2019
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Have you ever wanted to manage your on-prem servers into the Azure console? Then it is now a preview feature released during Microsoft Ignite 2019. You will be able to connect your servers (physical or virtual) into the Azure console, in order to manage them. It means that you will be able to use all the Azure features such as: Azure tags, Azure RBAC, security policies, …

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[Azure] Protect your Azure WebApp with Let’s Encrypt
Posted by Florent Appointaire on November 29, 2019

Today, I had a question from one of my customers to protect an Azure WebApp with a certificate. Because it’s for a dev environment, the customer doesn’t want to pay for a certificate.

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How to Install Apostrophe Content Management System on Ubuntu
Posted by Karim Buzdar on November 11, 2019

The apostrophe is a CMS framework for Node.js that supports in-context editing, schema-driven content types, flexible widgets, and much more. This article is about setting up ApostropheCMS on your Ubuntu system and then creating a sample CMS project to get you started. We will be installing the application through the default Ubuntu command line application called the Terminal. The simplest way to open the Terminal is either through the Ctrl+Alt+T shortcut or through the Application Launcher search(accessible through the Super/Windows key).

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