Microsoft recently added a new tier of load balancer to Azure, the Standard Load Balancer, in addition to the previous (now renamed) Basic Load Balancer. In this post, I will compare the two and explain why you might opt to deploy the Standard Load Balancer.
Month 3 of 2018 brought us some interesting news in Azure IaaS. Some things that have been in the oven for a while are starting to rise and there’s lots more evidence of the new and open Microsoft.
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.
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 discusses Microsoft’s recent announcement that Accelerated Networking is now generally available for Windows and Linux virtual machines running in Azure.
Learn about the new features and changes to Hyper-V in the recent 1709 semi-annual channel release of Windows Server.
Aidan Finn describes the many networking announcements that were made at Microsoft Ignite 2017.
Aidan Finn teaches how to capture packets from the NICs of Azure virtual machines using Network Watcher and inspect Azure network traffic at the packet level using Wireshark.
Aidan Finn discusses how you can achieve better networking performance with Azure virtual machines by using a feature called Accelerated Networking.
We all know that the cloud services have scalability and availability that is typically better than most businesses. However, that last mile of Internet connectivity is often the weakest link in your cloud connectivity chain.
In this Ask the Admin, Russell Smith explains how TCP Fast Open helps to speed up browsing in Microsoft Edge and why it has been turned off by default in the latest cumulative update for Windows 10 Creators Update.
Aidan Finn shows you why and how to use a new feature in Windows Server 2016 that is called Network Device Naming.
Aidan Finn discusses Microsoft making Azure Monitor, Azure Network Watcher, Azure Resource Health, and Azure Advisor generally available in GA.