Column for – A Look at Azure Confidential Computing

Back in early February my first monthly column over at was published. In this one I review Azure Confidential Computing, how it works and what the benefits may be in the future. Read it here.

Enjoy! And thanks for reading.

Windows Server 2019 Failover Clustering for 4Sysops

My latest post for 4sysops is now live, in this one I look at what’s new in failover clustering in Windows Server 2019. There are quite a few enhancements such as cluster sets, using USB drives as a witness and several others. Read it here.

Enjoy and thanks for reading.

Column for–A first look at Ultra SSD

My latest column (and the last one for the year) is now live at Here I look at the new storage option in Azure, currently in private preview where you can get up to 160 000 IOPS and 2 Gb/s throughput from a single disk for IaaS VMs. And you can scale the performance up and down for the disk based on your needs. It’s early days but very interesting – keen to see this service expand over the next few months. Read it here.

Enjoy! Thanks for reading.