• Category: Azure

Deploy Citrix Server VDA on Azure with Packer

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In this post, I'll cover how to deploy a fully automated Citrix Windows 2016 VDA on Azure using Packer. Packer is a very lightweight, open sourced tool to deploy identical images or templates from code.  This process is designed to quickly deploy a Citrix VDA to be used for a POC or test environment.  To get started you'll need the following.

 

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  • Category: Microsoft

SQL 2014 Availability Group with Windows 2016 Cloud Witness

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This configuration will include 3 SQL replicas across two sites\subnets.  2 will be located in the primary location where 'automatic failover' will be configured.  This will allow the primary node to automatically fail over to the secondary node at the primary site much like a mirror does.  The third node will reside in the secondary location in the case of site failure and will require a manual failover.

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