Anyone running an Office 365 tenant knows that it’s hard to keep up with everything that changes. Imagine what it must be like to write about Office 365! To clear my list of things that I want to mention but haven’t had the chance to, here’s some short snippets that you might or might not have heard about.
Aidan Finn discusses some architectural elements that you will use if you wish to deploy services across availability zones within a single Azure region.
Aidan Finn explains explains a new high-availability and service level agreement (SLA) feature of Microsoft Azure called availability zones.
Office 365 continues to grow strongly but all the added users (and tenants) do not seem to have impacted the reliability of the service, at least not measured by performance against the guaranteed 99.9% SLA for availability. Incidents do steal minutes away from users, but not enough to make a difference.
Find out why Microsoft’s Office 365 uptime ratings aren’t necessarily providing a complete picture of Office 365 reliability.
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.
Google’s battle with Microsoft for dominance in cloud application suites continues. New developments, new applications, and even new names keep the pace up as Office 365 and G Suite go head-to-head for customer loyalties.
Jeff Hicks continues his PowerShell journey by looking at a script that finds system time and provides tips for formatting results.