How to identify boot, temp and data disks in Azure Linux VMs

In Azure, every VM has a persistent OS Disk that is used for booting the VM and contains the operating system. In addition to an OS disk, each VM also has a temporary disk that is present on the compute cluster hosting your VM. Why is my OS disk not @ /dev/sda? In most cases the OS disk is /dev/sda but in some odd cases it is not. This is not an Azure specific issue but a default Linux behavior....

 · 3 min · Kay Singh

Microsoft Ignite 2018: VM Scale Sets + Shared Image Gallery = Infrastructure at scale - BRK3339

When you need to create a lot of instances from a custom VM image, VM Scale Sets and Shared Image Gallery are the services you need to use. In this session we walk through how to combine the power of VM Scale Sets & Shared Image Gallery to build infrastructure at scale. medianet_width = "600"; medianet_height = "250"; medianet_crid = "228792741"; medianet_versionId = "3111299"; ...

 · 1 min · Kay Singh

Microsoft Ignite 2018: What's new in Managed Disks - THR2263

Managed Disks make the managedment of disks a breeze in Azure. In this session I talk about the updates we’ve introduced to Managed Disks since Ignite 2017. medianet_width = "600"; medianet_height = "250"; medianet_crid = "228792741"; medianet_versionId = "3111299"; ...

 · 1 min · Kay Singh

Microsoft Ignite 2018: Share custom VM images with Shared Image Gallery - THR2264

Sharing custom images within an organization to different subscriptions globally has been a long standing ask from Azure customers. With Shared Image Gallery we’re making this dream a reality! Read more about Shared Image Gallery https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/shared-image-gallery-now-in-limited-public-preview/ In this session, I present how customers can get started with Shared Image Gallery. medianet_width = "600"; medianet_height = "250"; medianet_crid = "228792741"; medianet_versionId = "3111299"; ...

 · 1 min · Kay Singh