Azure Spreads its Wings at Build for Virtualizationreview.com

My latest monthly column for virtualizationreview.com was just published here.

I cover the announcement of Azure App service now being available (in preview) to run on any Kubernetes cluster, the great strides made in Confidential Computing plus a few other interesting new features.

Enjoy! And thanks for reading.

Azure Monitor 101 for Virtualizationreview.com

My latest monthly blog for virtualizationreview.com is now live – read it here.
I do a deep dive on all aspects of Azure Monitor, how it can be used both for on-premises and cloud resources and how it compares to System Center Operations Manager etc.

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What are Azure Log Analytics and Azure Monitor–for Altaro

My latest blog post for Altaro.com is a long one – all about Azure Monitor, Azure Log Analytics, all the different ways they integrate across different Azure services as well as with your on-premises servers and even VMs in other clouds.

Read it here.

Enjoy! And thanks for reading.

Azure Blob Storage: Data protection and Recovery capabilities for Altaro

Another one of my blog posts is now up over at Altaro.com. This one looks at Azure Blob storage with all the gory technical details around soft delete / recoverability, different resilience models (Locally redundant, Zone redundant, Geo redundant), tiered storage (Hot, Cool, Archive) etc.

Read it here.

Enjoy! And thanks for reading.

M365 Records Management Guide for Altaro

Another recent post for Altaro went live on Christmas day.

This one covers Records Management in Microsoft 365, understanding the data you have (in the cloud and on-premises), the amount of sensitive data you have, how to protect it with Information Protection and Data Loss Prevention and Retention policies.

Finally you can see where Records Management comes into the picture and how to use it to manage particular types of documents in your organization (signed contracts, completed product specifications and the like).

Read it here.

Enjoy. And thanks for reading.