Aidan Finn writes about Microsoft virtualization for the Petri IT Knowledgebase. He is a Microsoft Valuable Professional with the Virtual Machine (Hyper-V) expertise. Aidan has been working in IT infrastructure since 1996, and is the Technical Sales Lead for MicroWarehouse Ltd., a Microsoft value added distributor in Ireland. He runs the aidanfinn.com blog and has written or co-written books such as Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Installation And Configuration Guide, Microsoft Private Cloud Computing, and Mastering Hyper-V Deployment.
Aidan Finn's Recent Posts
Aidan Finn explains how Azure automatically protects any databases you create with the Azure SQL service.
Aidan Finn shares the results of some stress tests that were run on the Azure virtual machines with and without the Accelerated Networking feature enabled.
Aidan Finn describes a preview feature of Network Security Groups, called Application Security Groups, which allows you dynamically assign firewall policies to groups of Azure virtual machines.
Aidan Finn discusses things you should consider when designing an Azure App Service deployment.
It’s a new year and it’s time for new things. This month I’m starting a monthly series to summarize some notable things that have happened in Azure IaaS.
Aidan Finn shows you how to backup Web apps that are hosted as an Azure App Service in an App Service Plan.
How do I block Internet access for my Azure virtual machines?
Aidan Finn explains how you can use WebJobs to execute tasks on Azure App Service.
Aidan Finn discusses Microsoft’s recent announcement that Accelerated Networking is now generally available for Windows and Linux virtual machines running in Azure.
Aidan Finn discusses App Services on Linux, what this service is, how it differs to the Windows Server offering, and what you can do with the Linux alternative.
Aidan Finn reviews his highlights in the last year of Azure infrastructure improvements. Please share your highlights too.
Aidan Finn explains some of the language that is used to specify and size Azure SQL, the database-as-a-service offering from Microsoft Azure.
Aidan Finn discuss the recent expansions of Azure, adding support for virtual machines to more regions, and the expansion of the number of regions internationally.