There are lots of companies are Microsoft Visual Studio MSDN Subscribers in this world. They paid thousands dollars every year to Microsoft for holding the MSDN Subscriptions for using multiple Microsoft software year by year. But some of those subscribers do not know how to take advantage of the MSDN subscription’s benefits, or some of them do know know the benefits at all.
In current edition of Microsoft Azure cloud platform, when we create an Azure Notification Hub, we do not know whether we are going to be charged or not if we use the notification hub later. Because there is no an option or menu to show the price tire information to us in current Microsoft Azure Portal.
Due to the newest quarter earning releases from big companies such as Microsoft, Amazon and Google in the last week, the Cloud Computing related services and products became or is to become the main revenue growth.
One obvious truth is: more and more businesses are turning to Cloud Computing platform and related products.
I need to share files between Ubuntu VM and other Windows VMs on Hyper-V actually. But, the first solution which I could get it work was Sharing files between Ubuntu VM on Hyper-V and local Windows 8, then I copied files between local Windows 8 and other VMs on Hyper-V. However, I think the sharing ways should work between any Hyper-V VMs because I just used network sharing:
1: Create a shared folder on your local Windows 8, it is up to you what sharing level you want, but for me, I just simply shared to “everybody”;
2: Go to Hyper-V Ubuntu VM, Select Files icon:
Everybody can use Microsoft Azure for free 3 months (old policy) or $220 to spend on all Azure services (new policy).
However, the free is free, you will realize the free money is gone fast. so you will have to upgrade your Azure subscription. If you do not have a MSDN subscription, what you can choose is mostly Pay As You Go.
Here is an example of upgrading account from free to Pay As You Go:
1: On Azure.com home page, select My Account or Portal, For example we select PORTAL
Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 support Hyper-V 3+, but Hyper-V 3+ changed something such as compact virtual hard disk file no more work if you do not do extra steps: attach virtual hard disk file and detach again.
The following are steps in Windows 8.
1: Try to find Disk Management in Windows 8 and run it:
We got email today from Microsoft about their new OneDrive, which is going to replace their old SkyDrive. This is another email after then announced that we were going to change their SkyDrive name to OneDrive.
So we guess OneDrive is coming soon. And, this time is not only just rename. OneDrive should bring some new features.
Microsoft finally renamed their SkyDrive to OneDrive since there were other company owned the SkyDrive trade marker.
Anyway, there might be new features without only name changed, but we still do not know since OneDrive.com is still under structure.
For the business which is using Google Drive a good news today announced by Google:
Google Drive comes to Scheduled Release Google Apps domains
If you work in a Scheduled Release Google Apps domain and have been itching to try Google Drive, you’re in luck! Starting today, we’ll begin rolling out Google Drive to Scheduled Release domains. When your domain has access, you can sign up at drive.google.com/start.
Note: This rollout will take place over the next few days. If you don’t have immediate access, try again at a later time.
Check here for official message.
It is June 28, 2011, the date which we mentioned before – Microsoft will release formal Office 365. Our old report is here.
Microsoft Office Division to Make Announcement
Steve Ballmer will announce news detailing the latest on Office 365 on Tuesday, June 28, at 10 a.m. EDT / 7 a.m. PDT. Watch the webcast here.