Azure Migration Plan

Introduction Migrating to the cloud has become so essential to modern day computing that it has now become a question of when, not if. There are many benefits to moving to the cloud such as cost efficiency and increased productivity. However, the actual process of transferring your current IT environment …

Azure RBAC Roles Overview

One of the most fundamental and important functions of any cloud system is Access management and security. When you allow someone access to Azure, the best practice it to use the principle of least privilege (POLP). Users logging into Azure should only have the permissions to complete their duties and …

Azure Virtual Machines Overview

My previous “Overview” article covered Networks and the services available in Azure regarding networking. This article is going to cover Virtual Machines, the main resource in Azures “Compute” offering. As with networks, Virtual machines are a huge part of Azure and are consistently one of the top 5 most used …

Azure Networks Overview

One of the first tasks you have when moving to the cloud is to replicate your current network into Azure. Setting up networks will usually be the first step in any deployment. Without a network you will be unable to correctly setup other resources such as Virtual machines. Virtual Networks …

Azure: The Fundamentals

In my previous post, ‘Introduction to Cloud Computing’ I covered the very basics of Cloud Computing and the concepts you need to consider surrounding Cloud services and platforms. This article is designed to give you an Introduction into one of the leading cloud computing service providers, Microsoft Azure. This article …

Introduction to Cloud Computing

What is cloud computing? Cloud Computing is a very broad concept, a simple google search will return many different definitions. However, most people including myself see Cloud Computing as the use of various services such as servers, storage, network devices, software and software development platforms among others, delivered over the …

Welcome to Cloudy Lemonade

First of all, thank-you for checking out my blog and reading my first post. Cloudy lemonade is a technical blog, written by myself with a focus on Cloud computing, specifically Microsoft Azure and Windows Server OS. Similar to many others in IT, i have gained a number of Official Microsoft …