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Overview

Azure Stack HCI is a hyperconverged Windows Server 2019 cluster that uses validated hardware to run virtualized workloads on-premises. You can also optionally connect to Azure services for cloud-based backup, site-recovery, and more. Azure Stack HCI solutions use Microsoft-validated hardware to ensure optimal performance and reliability, and include support for technologies such as NVMe drives, persistent memory, and remote-direct memory access (RDMA) networking.

Getting Started

Getting Started

  1. 11/5/2019, Video, 0:15:00
    Hyperconverged infrastructure is rapidly becoming the most common way to deploy servers. Join Cosmos Darwin from the Azure Stack HCI team to how affordable and approachable...
  2. 2/28/2020, Video, 0:05:57
    Cassie Condon joined Scott Hanselman at Ignite 2019 to talk about the new investments, capabilities, and form factors for the Azure Stack portfolio that ensure our edge...
  3. 11/5/2019, Video, 0:45:00
    Discover the newest member of the Microsoft Azure Stack family: Azure Stack HCI. Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) is an exciting opportunity for IT – the next big wave of...
  4. 11/5/2019, Video, 0:20:00
    Be the first to see new demos of HCI features coming in vNext LTSC and learn how you can simplify your disaster recovery solutions.
  5. 11/5/2019, Video, 0:45:00
    It’s time to deploy hyperconverged infrastructure – where do you start? In this session, we talk through key design choices and best practices for Azure Stack HCI, how to find...
  6. 7/8/2019, Video, 0:40:40
    Microsoft offers a portfolio of solutions from public cloud, on-premises cloud services, and hyperconverged infrastructure for traditional virtualized applications. The right...
  7. 11/5/2019, Video, 0:20:00
    One of the most requested features for Azure Stack HCI was ReFS with Data Deduplication. The IT community has waited patiently and the time has finally come with Windows...

Learning

Learning Paths

Azure Stack HCI foundations
Published: 12/10/2020, Length: 2:59:00
This learning path introduces you to the Azure Stack portfolio and describes basic architecture, core capabilities, and primary use cases of its products. You'll also learn about differences and similarities between Azure Stack HCI, Azure Stack Hub, Azure Stack Edge, and Azure.

Learning Modules

Introduction to Azure Stack
Published: 12/9/2020, Length: 0:47:00
Plan and deploy Azure Stack HCI
Published: 12/9/2020, Length: 0:54:00
Plan for and deploy SDN infrastructure on Azure Stack HCI
Published: 12/18/2021, Length: 0:50:00
Manage Azure Stack HCI volumes
Published: 5/16/2022, Length: 0:48:00

Azure Stack HCI News

5/18/2022, MS Tech Community
We continue to expand the Azure Marketplace ecosystem. For this volume, 116 new offers successfully met the onboarding criteria and went live. See details of the new offers below:   Get it...
5/18/2022, MS Tech Community
There is a resurgence of interest and renewed priority to transform core enterprise systems. This resurgence is largely driven by rapidly shifting workforce dynamics such as retirement, the...
5/17/2022, MS Tech Community
Microsoft Build will take place online from Tuesday, May 24th to Thursday, May 26th. Build will kick off with the annual keynote on Tuesday, May 24th at 8:30 AM PDT. Attendees will be able to...
5/17/2022, MS Tech Community
Introduction Azure Arc provides a simplified Governance and Management capability by delivering a consistent multi-cloud and on-premises management platform. Azure Arc-enabled Kubernetes allows...
5/13/2022, MS Tech Community
To facilitate Windows Server guest licensing for Azure Stack HCI customers, take advantage of a new offer that brings simplicity and increased flexibility. With this offer, you can purchase...
5/12/2022, MS Tech Community
We continue to expand the Azure Marketplace ecosystem. For this volume, 92 new offers successfully met the onboarding criteria and went live. See details of the new offers below:   Get it now...
5/12/2022, MS Tech Community
If you’re like me a few years ago, just hearing about Containers and Kubernetes or looking at some demos or documentation, would make your head spin. The transition from traditional IT to this...
4/27/2022, MS Tech Community
We continue to expand the Azure Marketplace ecosystem. For this volume, 118 new offers successfully met the onboarding criteria and went live. See details of the new offers below:   Get it...
4/26/2022, MS Tech Community
Today, we are releasing an update (also called a "hotfix") to our latest generally available version of Windows Admin Center! Windows Admin Center version 2110.2 is now generally available. Thank...
4/18/2022, MS Tech Community
Hello everyone,   The April update of AKS on Azure Stack HCI and Windows Server is now available!    You may be asking yourself what happened to the March release - we decided to hold the March...
4/13/2022, MS Tech Community
Compute > Virtual Machines Azure Arc virtual machines now in public preview - Azure Arc virtual machines now in public preview – AVS, VMware and Azure Stack Containers > AKS/Kubernetes Two...
3/28/2022, MS Tech Community
We live in the era of hybrid clouds – hybrid of public & private clouds. More than 90% of Azure customers either already have or plan to have a hybrid strategy for their IT infrastructure. Their...
3/23/2022, MS Tech Community
We continue to expand the Azure Marketplace ecosystem. For this volume, 119 new offers successfully met the onboarding criteria and went live. See details of the new offers below: Get...
3/23/2022, MS Tech Community
So far in this blog series, we’ve looked at the basics of troubleshooting applications on Windows containers as well as how to leverage the Log Monitor tool for that purpose. Today we’re going to...
3/21/2022, MS Tech Community
In Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) on Azure Stack HCI there are a number of reasons why we encourage customers to update their Kubernetes deployments and some of these include:    Updates help...
3/21/2022,
Right now, a paradigm shift is underway. Customers are increasingly investing in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) at the edge to transform business operations, deploying...
3/16/2022, MS Tech Community
We continue to expand the Azure Marketplace ecosystem. For this volume, 115 new offers successfully met the onboarding criteria and went live. See details of the new offers below: Get...
3/15/2022, MS Tech Community
Heya folks, Ned here again. We released Windows Server 2022 Azure Edition in November as part of Azure Automanage, which included the Hotpatch preview, SMB over QUIC, & Azure Extended Network...
3/15/2022, MS Tech Community
Heya folks, Ned here again. We released Windows Server 2022 Azure Edition in November as part of Azure Automanage, which included the Hotpatch preview, SMB over QUIC, & Azure Extended Network...
3/10/2022, MS Tech Community
We continue to expand the Azure Marketplace ecosystem. For this volume, 140 new offers successfully met the onboarding criteria and went live. See details of the new offers below: Get...