In May 2016, Microsoft announced the general availability of Recovery Services vaults, based on Azure Resource Manager, for Azure Backup. Since then, the software giant from Redmond announced a lot of new features that are available only for Recovery Services vaults. To enable customers to use these new features, Microsoft will upgrade all “old” (classic) […]
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In the cadence of general availability and continuous rollout of N-Series instances of Azure Virtual Machines, Microsoft last week announced the availability of N-Series (NV/M60 for visualization) in East US and North Central US regions, joining the already available South Central US, Southeast Asia, and West Europe regions. They also expanded their NV/M60 capacity for South Central US. […]
I don’t think I’m the one today that has to convince you that backing up Virtual Machines in Azure is really simple. A few weeks ago, things even got more simplified, with the backup functionality placed right into the context menu of Virtual Machines in Azure. This all works great for VM’s created from images found in […]
Last week I tweeted about patching my Windows Server 2016 servers by using the Server Management Tools functionality. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t hold a grudge against Group Policys and WSUS or the new update functionality in OMS, but when there’s something new in Azure, most of the time I want to try it out… […]
The story that rocked the cloud world this week was that Microsoft started to provide an SLA (Service Level Agreement) for single instance Virtual Machines. Before this change, customers we’re only eligible for such support guidelines when deploying at least two Virtual Machines in an availability set. The difficulty here is that many older applications […]
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Azure Security Center provides unified security management and advanced threat protection across hybrid cloud workloads. With Security Center, you can apply security policies across your workloads, limit your exposure to threats, and detect and respond to attacks. The Security Center – Overview provides a quick view into the security posture of your Azure and non-Azure workloads, […]