In this blog post we will explain how to leverage Azure Backup and Azure Firewall to ensure ultimate protection for your data. Azure Backup and Azure Firewall complement each other well to provide complete protection to resources and data in Azure. With the general availability of Azure Firewall Microsoft now provides a fully stateful firewall as a service that allows cloud […]
Azure SQL Data Warehouse showed to be a fast and flexible analytics platform. Enhancements in the distributed query execution layer as per the recent experience result in the significant query performance improvements for Azure SQL Data Warehouse (SQL DW).
I/O bandwidth to storage and repartitioning speed (shuffle speed) determine the analytics workload performance. In this article, we are […]
Azure has recently introduced the Managed Disks migration functionality that allows users to migrate from unmanaged Disks to Managed Disks in the Azure Portal in a single click.
Here is an overview of the benefits for those using Managed Disks:
High availability across the compute and storage resources
Integration of the disks, images, snapshots as the […]
Recently Azure offered native Disaster Recovery for applications running on IaaS being the first public cloud to offer such a service. This service makes applications region-level resilient to failures via replicating VMs into other regions. Azure Availability Zones and Availability Sets add to Azure Site Recovery to complete resiliency for applications running on Azure VMs.
Azure Database for MySQL is a PaaS (Platform as a Service) solution that Microsoft offers on Azure. Using Azure managed services for MySQL enables one to easily build an intelligent and secure application.
It often happens that a simple query can become a bottleneck impacting the entire database performance. MySQL integrates a very useful tool – the EXPLAIN […]
There has always been a requirement for a solution to receive automated email notifications with suggested SQL Database Automatic tuning recommendations to be able to view and build automated alerts. To follow up with this need Microsoft advised the solution that consists of automating the execution of a PowerShell script retrieving tuning recommendations using Azure Automation, […]
Chances are those developing an IoT-based solution focus mainly on the devices and what is possible to accomplish with them. They might want to process data coming from a network of devices in real time, analyze the data to gain insights, get alerted for special conditions, manage the devices themselves, and so on. The less interesting part […]
There are two things that discourage users the most and increase the bounce rate: website speed and content. Most search engines evaluate site loading speed when ranking websites and decrease the visibility of slower websites. The two key elements that affect the latency of websites running on Azure App Service are:
use of remote storage […]
Data is an important aspect of this era that significantly impacts businesses. Locky, WannaCry, and Petya were the serious ransomware attacks which encouraged users to take special measures to retain data security. The increased innovation in ransomware technology has removed the access boundaries for hackers to access data. To ensure the safety of backup data, Azure […]
Users can easily build, install, and test their apps with the help of multiple robust tools and services offered by various app centers such as Azure, Visual Studio app center, and Xamarin. These platforms allow users to opt for a language and effortlessly choose cloud services to quickly scale their apps. Here are some cloud […]