Aidan Finn shows you how to deploy an Azure Logs Analytics, otherwise known as Operations Management Suite (OMS), agent to a Windows Server machine that is running outside of Azure.
Learn how to set up billing alerts in Azure to keep your cloud expenses in check.
In today’s Ask the Admin, Russell Smith explains how Shared Access Signatures (SAS) can be used to grant access to objects in storage without revealing the storage account key.
Companies that can effectively use their data assets have a significant advantage over their competitors; Microsoft commissioned a new study that highlights the true value of digging in deep to your databases.
Find out more about the recent launch of a preview Azure AD administration experience in the Azure Portal.
Aidan Finn shows you how to delegate administrative access of an Azure subscription to users in an external Azure Active Directory (AD) Domain.
Microsoft’s cloud: ready for Germany. Two new data centers now open for Azure IaaS/PaaS, with Office and Dynamics SaaS coming soon. Germany is well known for its strict data-privacy laws. And it’s one of the largest economies in the European Union. So it was a sensible location choice after the UK DCs opened earlier this month…
In today’s Ask the Admin, Russell shows you how to apply locks to Azure resources, to prevent accidental deletion or to make them read-only.
Today, Microsoft announced an audacious new goal: its researchers will attempt to “solve” cancer by treating the disease group as information processing systems that can be modeled and reasoned, and then use sophisticated analysis tools to better understand and treat cancer.
Aidan shows you how you can fail over an Internet web service from a “local” data centre to Azure, which could optionally be included in a design for Azure Site Recovery (ASR).
Azure recently experienced a nasty outage, lasting several hours. It seems to have been centered around DNS, but had wide side effects. Microsoft’s cloud platform took something of a beating. By the sound of it, a DDoS could have been to blame. Or not. Redmond isn’t saying…
In this post, Aidan talks about the effects on administrators of the launch of the new regions for Azure and Office 365 in the United Kingdom (UK).