I have spent the last 18 months – 2 years building tooling to automate the stand up / configure / tear down of various Azure virtual environments for various clients. This is partly why the blog has been very quiet 🙂
I figure I have a pretty stable and workable solution based upon custom PowerShell scripts, some base VM images and some scheduled PowerShell tasks.
While I was busy doing this, M$ were building pretty much the same thing, calling it Azure Resource Manager.
This is what I must now get to grips with, cross technology training seems to be imminent.
To be fair, the M$ offering does at first glance look slightly improved on my ‘original’