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How to download a VM image from GCP?

I don't know of a way to get the actual GCE VM images. But it's possible to export the images to GCS (as a tar.gz archive): If you need to move your Compute Engine boot disk data outside of your ...
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Accessing k8s outside of VM

kubectl port-forward forwards connections to a local port to a port on a pod. Compared to kubectl proxy, kubectl port-forward is more generic as it can forward TCP traffic while kubectl proxy can ...
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How to make sure the specified Azure vm size available?

There are a couple of possibilities based upon my experience: You may not have specified region-id in Ansible, which means it will default to the region of the Resource Group. Thus you may have a ...
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What would be a better option, to migrate our server to an Azure VM or to migrate our database to an Azure SQL instance?

I will concur with tintin. migrating from your on-prem sql server to an Azure SQL Server instance would be the way to go. Microsoft has outlined a tutorial to go through this exact thing here, though ...
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What would be a better option, to migrate our server to an Azure VM or to migrate our database to an Azure SQL instance?

From my inexperienced perspective, Azure SQL would be the go. That is at least what Microsoft emphasised during the Certification I passed with them. Database as a managed service would free your time ...
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Trying to understand sample windows 10 packer template at https://github.com/StefanScherer/packer-windows

You're looking at a list of different builders. there can be multiple builder entries, and they're indicated by a certain 'type' - see the field named type. In the example from Stefan there are qemu, ...
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How do I package a jar and a Linux VM to run in Windows?

Generally people go the opposite direction and try to get more to run on Linux as it is generally cheaper (e.g. license free). Also, Windows 10 is more of a personal workstation (vs Windows Server). ...

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