Azure App Services – Java App not starting

After working with a customer deploying Java apps to Azure ASEs, I thought I’d share some simple wisdom. These are not comprehensive troubleshooting steps by any means, there are always connectivity items to troubleshoot, IE DNS resolution, firewall/nsg ports to look at, etc… these are just a few of the simpler things to try before you spend hours troubleshooting something that […]

Using PowerShell to Sync Blob Containers Across Storage Accounts

[Link to script on GitHub] Background: I was working with a customer who needed to perform file backups housed in a specific storage account and a specific container to a separate storage account.  Geo-redundant storage (GRS) was enabled at the storage account level providing physical redundancy of the customer’s data in across 2 separate data centers however the customer was […]

Azure Linux Agent – Repair

Recently, I was working with a customer who makes extensive use of Linux workloads in Azure deploying many heavily customized virtual machines (VM) into Azure.  After some reboots, installing packages, and performing some system configuration tasks the customer ran into an issue where the Azure Linux agent was unable to communicate with the Azure Fabric to report the health and […]

Azure Platform Announcements – Simplified!

Looking for an easy to understand overview on some of the recent announcements and enhancements in Azure? Check out the latest Taste of Premier Episode where I walk through some of the latest enhancements of Azure and demonstrate how to leverage them for important workloads!  In this webcast we walk through subscription policies where you can control regions users deploy […]

Welcome!

Welcome to Cloud Simplified!  Check out the background and details on this new site here! Subscribe to our Webcast! Sound Cloud – Audio Only To provide some initial content, I’m pointing to a number of shows I’ve done previously on Channel 9 to highlight specific ways to do things in Azure – until our first episode is posted, enjoy! Taste […]

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