Aidan Finn explains the role of web app deployment slots in Azure and how to use them.
Because I am thankful for a short work week, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft’s portable gaming acumen, a Skype disaster in China, Meg Whitman’s exit from HP Enterprise, Belgium vs. in-game gambling, and much more.
Microsoft has released a roadmap for what is coming next for Azure Stack and it includes a wide variety of requested features.
Google recently announced the general availability of their BigQuery Data Transfer Service, which can be used to automate the transfer of data from SaaS applications into Google’s cloud-based BigQuery data warehouse service.
Aidan Finn shows you how to create a new web app using Azure App Services, the PaaS alternative to running web services on virtual machines.
Because perfect is the enemy of good, this edition of Short Takes looks at Windows as a (dis)service, Windows 10 on ARM performance, Satya Nadella’s biggest problem, Surface Book 2, and more.
Microsoft is bringing more features to Azure including tech from Apache Spark to create a new Azure Databricks service.
In a recent post on the AWS blog, Amazon announced the addition of several new encryption and security features that are now available to AWS S3 customers.
Amazon recently announced several improvements to CloudWatch within the AWS GovCloud (US) Region, including support for extended metric retention, the addition of percentile statistics for metrics, and the ability to add high-resolution custom metrics and alarms.
Because friends don’t let friends use Linux, this edition of Short Takes looks at Kroger’s Amazon problem, Salesforce’s CEO problem, the enterprise’s LinkedIn problem, Intel’s GPU problem, and all kinds of other problems.
Amazon recently announced the availability of new AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) P3 instances, which are ideal for computation-intensive activities.
The hybrid cloud has a lot to offer and here are the five biggest benefits of the new hybrid environments.
In this Ask the Admin, Russell Smith shows you how to add a custom Azure role for restarting virtual machines.