Azure VM Scheduler tasks not running

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Azure VM Scheduler tasks not running If you are having any issues with the Azure VM Scheduling tool not running a scheduled task, it could be one of the following issues First thing to check is your log file which is located in the following location: C:Program Files (x86) – SMIKAR Software – AVMS – avms.log Error 1: Scour through the log file and…

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70-534 – Maintaining the Azure Cloud

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70-534 – Maintaining the Azure Cloud As explained in the previous post around the Azure Datacentres, Microsoft’s Azure offerings have to be reliable, have high performance and be incredibly resilient. Therefore maintaining the Azure Datacentres can be quite a complex procedure. Microsoft has to have a plan in place for the two possible scenarios of maintenance, planned and the unplanned. Planned maintenance happens on a schedule, while unplanned…

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70-534 – Azure Datacentres

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70-534 – Azure Datacentres The second post of many more to come to help you understand and pass the Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions exam and gain that sort after certification. Well first things first, lets cover off the Microsoft Azure Datacentres. The datacentres may be known as Azure GFS datacentres (Global Foundation Services) or they were newly renamed to Microsoft Cloud Infrastructure and Operations (MCIO)….

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70-534 – Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions Certification Skills Measured

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70-534 – Skills to study Well if you love Microsoft products as much as we do, and you wish to learn about them further and be recognised as one of the select few that are solution experts, well you will need to study, study and complete more study. There is nothing better than hands on experience combined with excellent articles and blogs to help…

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Azure Tools

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Azure tools Cloud Computing Cloud computing is a game changer and Microsoft’s Azure is the leading provider of cloud infrastructure and services. Whether you require Platform as a Service (PAAS), Software as a Service (SAAS), Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRAAS) or Infrastructure as a Service (IAAS) it is hard to go past the suite of products that Microsoft’s Azure cloud provides. Tools SmiKar…

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Automate Azure Shutdown

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Automate Azure Shutdown To save time and money, especially with virtual machines that are not required to operate outside regular business hours (for example, development and test vms), having the ability to shutdown, deallocate and then power back these virtual machines on all within a schedule. As you are billed by the minute for running virtual machines on Microsoft’s Azure, automating a scheduled shutdown then…

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