In this “how to” post, Aidan Finn shows you how to use Azure Automation to scale up (increase) or scale down (decrease) the size of an Azure virtual machine.
Aidan Finn explains how you can use Alerts in Microsoft Azure to monitor the performance of Azure virtual machines and create alerts or trigger actions when performance breaches pre-defined thresholds.
Aidan Finn shows you how to use Azure virtual machine performance threshold alerts to trigger email alerts or start automated-response actions.
Aidan Finn discusses how you can achieve better networking performance with Azure virtual machines by using a feature called Accelerated Networking.
The news that Office 365 achieved 99.99% availability in the last quarter comes as no real surprise. As cloud services become ever more massive, it becomes harder for any incident to affect a service’s SLA in any meaningful way.
Learn how Microsoft has recently started rolling out a preview of improved networking performance for Azure virtual machines.
See how performance improves when you add additional data disks based on Premium Storage to an Azure virtual machine.
Aidan Finn performs several different tests to determine performance of aggregating standard data disks in Microsoft Azure.
Aidan Finn tests whether it’s possible to achieve 50,000 IOPS with a Microsoft Azure VM.
Aidan Finn shows us how to implement Storage Spaces inside a Windows Server 2012 R2 Azure virtual machine to aggregate the capacity and performance potential of multiple data disks.
Learn about upcoming changes to Memory Manager in Windows 10 Threshold 2, and how memory compression will be used to improve performance.
Aidan Finn takes a look at Proximal Data AutoCache, a product that boosts read performance of virtualization storage for Hyper-V and vSphere.
Meet Smart Paging, a new feature to Hyper-V’s Dynamic Memory in WS2012. In this post, learn what Smart Paging is and how it operates.