PowerShell cmdlets to manage Azure Resource Manager (ARM) Virtual Machines

If you were looking for an easy way to programmatically manage your Azure Resource Manager (ARM) Virtual Machines within your Azure Subscription, this is definitely the right place. The initial version of this script allows you to STOP/START/CHECK your ARM Virtual Machines within your Azure subscription, filtering by specific(s) Resource Group(s) or individual Virtual Machines…


Considerations while planning High Availability for Windows Service Bus

I’ve recently been asked few questions related to Load Balancer in Windows Service Bus (WSB), and it seems to me there is quite confusion between High Availability and Scalability in WSB. I decided to write down this article to try to clarify when and why it is recommended to use a Load Balance in front…


You receive “Installation cannot be performed” when trying to install Microsoft BizTalk 2013 R2 Accelerator for HL7

Symptom You get the following error message when trying to install Microsoft BizTalk 2013 R2 Accelerator for HL7: “Error: Installation cannot be performed because the BizTalk server has not been configured or user account is not a member of the BizTalk Server Administrators group.”   Possible causes 1.     Confirm that user executing Microsoft BizTalk 2013…