Monthly Archives: March 2016

Speaking at VCNRW 2016 and CDC Germany

I wanted to highlight two events driven by the community I will be speaking at. The first stop is at the VCNRW 2016 on 20th April in Cologne. My session is about “Microsoft Azure Stack - Azure for your datacenter”. Last week there were 10 seats left. Maybe since today the VCNRW 2016 is sold out! -> The second stop is at the Cloud and Datacenter Conference Read more [...]

Azure Stack and Azure Consistency

One of the interesting things of Azure Stack beside the underlying hardware infrastructure is the consistency with Azure. But interesting is the wrong wording for this it is the key concept and one of the reasons why Azure Stack exists. True consistency between the public cloud offer and the private cloud offer. It is an unique offer right now on the market. Let us have a look on some of the good Read more [...]

Microsoft Azure Stack – Deploying your own images as a tenant

As a tenant you may want to deploy your own images instead of using the images provided by the cloud service provider. All you need to achieve your objective in Azure Stack is a sysprepped Windows Server or Linux image, an ARM template and a PowerShell script. The first step is to prepare the ARM template. I am using two files for the ARM template the general template file and the parameter template Read more [...]

Moving your OMS / Azure Log Analytics workspace to a different resource group

It has taken some time, but since several weeks OMS / Azure Log Analytics is integrated into Azure Resource Manager and with this comes the capability to move your workspace between different resource groups. Open the Azure portal ( and go to your OMS workspace. Just click on the pen behind the resource group name and a new blade opens. Choose the new resource group and enter Read more [...]