Azure ARM Template now supports IF

Ryan Jones at Microsoft recently announced that Azure ARM Templates now support If(). This is a really nice addition that will simplify ARM templates that require deployment of resources based on conditions. You can view the full sample at this link https://github.com/rjmax/ArmExamples/blob/master/if.AvailabilitySet.json . In the sample provided this is implemented by providing a Parameter for […]

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Upgrade Classic Backup Vault to ARM Recovery Vault

Back in May Microsoft announced the general availability of Recovery Services Vaults on the ARM Platform that provided a single vault for Backup and Site Recovery services to be managed. Around the same time Microsoft announced an upgrade path to allow for the seamless upgrade from classic Backup Vault to ARM Recovery Services Vault. Today […]

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Azure to Azure ASR

Azure Site Recovery has supported replicating Azure IaaS to a secondary Azure region for a little while now. The requirement to deploy a Configuration Server as part of the an ASR solution has moved to part of the platform and is a service that is no longer required to be maintained by the customer in […]

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Azure AD Graph API Throttling Guidance

I have been working with Microsoft Support and Product Groups for a while now to try and get some formal guidance around  Azure AD Graph API throttling, and also the Microsoft Graph API. Microsoft have acknowledged that this is something that is not clearly documented and have advised that they will be releasing some documentation in […]

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