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.

Enjoy! And thanks for reading.

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.

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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.

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Cross Region Restore CRR for VMs for Altaro

In the lead up to Christmas I had a couple of my blog posts go live over at Altaro.com.

The first one covers Cross Region Restore (CRR) for VMs that you back up in one Azure region and you can then restore in another region (for testing purposes or in case of an outage). Previously you had to wait for Microsoft to declare an outage in the primary region before you could do the restore.

Read it here.

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Column for Virtualizationreview.com – A Look at the New Azure Releases & Improvements Revealed at Build 2019

My latest column for Virtualizationreview.com has been live for a little while now. In this one I look at the updates released for Azure at the Build conference a few months ago. Read it here.

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Column for Virtualizationreview.com – An Inside Look at Secure DevOps Kit for Microsoft Azure

My monthly column is now live over at virtualizationreview.com, this time I look at the Secure DevOps Kit for Microsoft Azure. A free download to automate the scanning of your Azure deployments for security issues.
Read it here.

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6 Lessons Learned During a Real-World Azure Migration for Virtualization Review.com

My monthly column is now live over at virtualizationreview.com, this time I cover an Azure migration for a real client of mine.

VMware to Azure IaaS with Azure Site Recovery, changing VM sizes, security etc. – it’s all covered. Read it here.

Enjoy! And thanks for reading.