502, 2019

PowerShell and ACLs in Azure Backup

By |February 5th, 2019|IT Management, Microsoft Azure, New Features|0 Comments

This blog post explains a set of new features that Microsoft recently revealed. These features allow backing up Microsoft Azure file shares natively using Azure Backup. These features also support file shares connected to Azure File Sync.
Azure files with NTFS ACLs
Microsoft has recently announced the preview of preserving and restoring new technology file system (NTFS) access control lists (ACL) for Azure files. Now […]

1212, 2018

CloudMonix adds support for Azure Application Gateway monitoring and automation

By |December 12th, 2018|IT Management, Microsoft Azure, New Features, News & Press|0 Comments

 

Azure Application Gateway provides application-level routing and load balancing services that let customers build scalable and highly-available web front ends in Azure. Traditional monitoring setup creates challenges as it involves defining parameters based on the expected behavior, setting up dashboards to visualize the data and configuring alerts and notifications. This approach has its limits and […]

1012, 2018

Azure API Management for serverless now in preview

By |December 10th, 2018|Azure News, IT Management, Microsoft Azure, New Features|0 Comments

 

Azure API Management offers serverless API management with instant provisioning, automated scaling, built-in high availability, and pay-per-action pricing. It allows users to publish, secure, transform, maintain, and monitor APIs.

In a few clicks, Azure API Management creates a “front-end” which lets internal and external applications exchange data with custom back-end services running on Azure or hosted on-premises. API […]

712, 2018

The Business Critical tier becomes the optimal choice for mission-critical SQL workloads

By |December 7th, 2018|IT Management, Microsoft Azure, New Features|0 Comments

 

Microsoft has recently announced the Business Critical service tier in Azure SQL Database Managed Instance in the general availability. Being a new deployment option in the SQL Database, Managed Instance streamlines SQL Server workloads migration from on-premises to the cloud. It also combines the native SQL server features and capabilities with the benefits of a fully managed database service.

The […]

512, 2018

Application Gateway Analytics with GoAccess

By |December 5th, 2018|IT Management, Microsoft Azure, New Features|0 Comments

 

Azure Application Gateway records traffic patterns and useful information in its access log. Different tools such as Azure Log Analytics, Excel, Power BI, and others are used to push this information to Azure Storage.
Common scenarios for traffic analytics are:

peak traffic monitoring of the high traffic events
debugging and troubleshooting operational incidents
analysis of the client statistics
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2611, 2018

Azure IaaS Apps Disaster Recovery

By |November 26th, 2018|Azure How To, Azure News, Cloud Platforms, Microsoft Azure, New Features|0 Comments

 

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.

 

Advantages […]

308, 2018

Availability of SDKs for the latest Bing Search APIs

By |August 3rd, 2018|General, Microsoft Azure, New Features|0 Comments

The SDKs for the Cognitive Services in Bing Search APIs have been made available for the Azure developers to check out and use wherever necessary. Presently available as REST APIs, the Bing APIs v7 now have SDKs in four different languages, namely: Java, C#, Python, and Node.js.
What are the offerings in the new SDKs?

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308, 2018

Azure Search Service upgrades: what does this mean for Azure Search?

By |August 3rd, 2018|General, Microsoft Azure, New Features|0 Comments

What do the service upgrades mean for Azure Search?
The document count limits were removed from the Basic and Standard pricing tiers. Being influenced mostly by the situation’s workload, these latest, improved and updated services also take advantage of the rapid indexing and querying performance at exactly the same price points.

The basic stage also now supports […]

1106, 2018

Improved performance in Azure VPN Gateways

By |June 11th, 2018|Azure How To, Azure News, Cloud Platforms, General, IT Management, Microsoft Azure, New Features|0 Comments

Recently Microsoft introduced a new generation of VPN gateways that offer a 6-times better performance, reliability, and scalability at the same price. These features are highly beneficial for mission-critical workloads as well as for cross-premises and cross-region VPN performance. Re-engineered VPN gateway service is ultimately backed by an even stricter SLA.

Furthermore, in order to ensure […]

1303, 2018

Developer Features of Azure #CosmosDB Gremlin API

By |March 13th, 2018|Azure News, New Features|0 Comments

Azure CosmosDB Gremlin API provides the complete solution of graph database as graphs are the best ways to model the real world data in naturally inter-connected manner. Every graph consisted of two parts, i.e. vertices and edges. To represent the discrete quantities like a person or an event, you can use vertices while edges are […]