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About strobaek

.NET developer/architect. Runner, espresso drinker and lover of gourmet food.

Installing SQL Server 2012 in a Mirror Setup

In my series on creating a SharePoint farm in Windows Azure we last time created the virtual machines for the two front-end servers, the two application servers and the three servers to be used by SQL Server. In this sixth … Continue reading

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Default size of OS-image in Windows Azure VMs

In my recent series of blog posts (first can be found here) on creating a SharePoint farm in Windows Azure, I showed how to extend the OS disk from the initial 30 GB. With the general availability of virtual machines … Continue reading

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Rolling out Images for SharePoint farm in Windows Azure

In this fifth post in the series on creating a SharePoint farm in Windows Azure we will look at the main script used to create the VMs. For those who might have missed the previous posts they are: Creating a … Continue reading

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Creating a DC/AD for use in Windows Azure

In the fourth post on the experiences gained during the creation of a SharePoint farm in Windows Azure will look at establishing the domain controllers and active directory. The previous three were: Creating a SharePoint Farm in Windows Azure Creating … Continue reading

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Creating a Base Image for use in Windows Azure

This is the third blog post on the subject of creating and deploying a SharePoint farm in Windows Azure. The previous two are: Creating a SharePoint Farm in Windows Azure Creating a Virtual Network in Windows Azure In this post … Continue reading

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Creating a Virtual Network in Windows Azure

As announced in my last post I will in a number of blog posts walk through the steps taken to create a SharePoint farm in Windows Azure. This post will explain how to setup a Virtual Network (VNET) in Windows … Continue reading

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Creating a SharePoint Farm in Windows Azure

I have recently been involved in a (pilot) project moving a public facing SharePoint farm to Windows Azure. This will be the first of a series of blog posts “from the trenches” about the different steps taken to achieve this … Continue reading

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Windows Phone App: Susaalandets Skole

I recently had my third app for the Windows Phone certified and made available for download (currently only in the US and Danish stores). The app, named Susaalandets Skole, is a small app displaying information about the schedule for a … Continue reading

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MetroReads: Goodreads for the Windows Phone

My second app for the Windows Phone platform got certified today! It is an app to use with goodreads.com. From their site: “Goodreads is the largest site for readers and book recommendations in the world. We have more than 8,600,000 … Continue reading

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Start Windows8 in Desktop

Tired of Windows 8 starting up in Metro? Is your first action to switch to Desktop after starting up? Worry no more! If you set a registry key, you can control if Windows 8 should boot in Desktop rather than … Continue reading

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