Microsoft has announced today that they are acquiring Cloudyn, a company that specializes in managing and optimizing cloud usage
Amazon’s cloud service, AWS, recently had a major outage that affected almost an entire region. With that outage fresh in our memories, I thought I’d write a post on how to prevent services outages in Azure.
Outages are inevitable and while the ‘cloud’ offers many advantages, it is vulnerable to the same issues as on-premises environments.
Joining HPE with Helion, Cisco is shutting down its cloud service that it has invested $1 billion into known as Intercloud.
I wonder out loud if containers are the future of the cloud, and if other types of infrastructure or platform solutions for running code have a long-term future. Please read what I think and then join the conversation below to let us know your views. How Cloud Is Being Used Now My view of how […]
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.
An exhausting first day at Ignite brought lots of Office 365 news. Surprisingly, the number of Office 365 MAU hasn’t grown, at least not publicly, and confirmation arrived that the Outlook apps now run in the Microsoft Cloud. Lots of focus on using intelligence to repel threats. MyAnalytics arrived, and Exchange 2016 CU3 embraced the Outlook REST API.
Microsoft PowerShell on Linux and macOS—yes, it’s now open source. If you think the world’s gone mad, you might be right. For die-hard Linux-heads, it’s never going to replace Bash, Perl or Python. But for Microsoft-centric dev/ops types, it promises to be a wonderful widget in the toolbag. Especially as more workloads move to “the cloud.”
By the time Microsoft Ignite happens in September 2016, the Outlook app for iOS and Android will have an all-Microsoft infrastructure. The Amazon-based cache is being replaced by a new architecture that is shared by Exchange Online, Exchange on-premises and non-Microsoft email servers like Gmail. It’s a big change and it’s happening now.
Microsoft made some positive headlines last week when they announced that some Azure prices would be coming down soon.
Splish, splash. EMC has announced their “Data Lake 2.0” strategy, and it’s time to get your Isilon’s enterprise bits to get all wet.
Russell Smith shows us how to provision a Windows Server instance in Amazon Web Services using PowerShell in this handy how-to article.
Aidan Finn discusses five different ways to move virtual machines into Microsoft Azure.