Azure Sentinel in the Real World for virtualizationreview.com

My July post for virtualizationreview.com is now live. This time I look at the real world deployment of Azure Sentinel on a shoestring budget for one of my clients, lessons learned, and tips and tricks.

Read it here.

Enjoy! And thanks for reading.

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.

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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.

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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.

Enjoy! And thanks for reading.