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.
Microsoft is at the Open Compute Project Summit and the company is going public with Denali, a next-generation spec for solid-state storage.
Aidan Finn summarizes everything that was announced or changed in the world of Azure infrastructure.
How do I block Internet access for my Azure virtual machines?
Aidan Finn reviews his highlights in the last year of Azure infrastructure improvements. Please share your highlights too.
Aidan Finn explains what Microsoft’s General Purpose v2 (GPv2) storage account is and how this is related to the general availability of tiered blob storage.
Learn about the new features and changes to Hyper-V in the recent 1709 semi-annual channel release of Windows Server.
I have known about Azure File Sync for quite a while under NDA and have been itching to start talking about it. It’s a killer service that an incredible number of businesses could benefit from.
Google announced Cloud Firestore, a fully-managed NoSQL document database that is designed to easily store and sync app and website data at global scale.
Earlier this week, IBM announced Cloud Mass Data Migration, a new service that enables organizations to quickly and easily transfer large amounts of data to IBM’s cloud infrastructure.
Microsoft recently launched a limited public preview of Archive Storage and Blob-Level Tiering in Azure storage accounts. What does this mean for Azure customers?
Hardware vendors publish their solutions for Exchange through the Microsoft ESRP. The only thing is that some of the solutions are illogical and unworkable. In fact, some solutions are simply ridiculous. Sure, you could implement them – but at what cost and what level of reliability. But the solutions get your attention and that’s their purpose.
In the second part of this article, Russell Smith looks at Network Attached Storage solutions for SMEs.