1608, 2018

Protection Of Machines With Managed Disks Using Azure Site Recovery

By |August 16th, 2018|Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

Microsoft has recently announced the ability of Azure Site Recovery (ASR) to set up Disaster Recovery (DR) for IaaS VMs using managed disks. This feature allows ASR to become an all-encompassing disaster recovery solution for applications hosted on IaaS VMs, including those hosted on VMs with managed disks.

Managed disks allow for storage management simplification as well as […]

1308, 2018

The Public Preview of Azure Zone Redundant Storage (ZRS)

By |August 13th, 2018|Cloud Platforms, General, IT Management, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

The public preview of Azure Zone Redundant Storage (ZRS) has been announced. ZRS makes the development of highly available applications very simple by having three samples of data stored in 3 different Availability Zones that too with inserts and updates being performed to the stored data synchronously throughout these Availability Zones. This makes reading and […]

907, 2018

Secure your backups and data with Azure Backup

By |July 9th, 2018|Azure How To, Cloud Platforms, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

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 […]

706, 2018

Enhance security of Azure Storage

By |June 7th, 2018|Azure How To, Cloud Platforms, IT Management, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

Azure Storage account users can now benefit from “Secure Transfer Required” option which enhances the security of their accounts by only allowing requests to the account from secure connections. For example, when using REST APIs to access your storage account all non-HTTPS connections will be rejected.

“Secure transfer required” option is disabled by default. It also […]

1605, 2017

Using Amazon CloudFront with Azure Blob Storage

By |May 16th, 2017|AWS, Azure How To, Cloud Platforms, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

In this post, we will see how Amazon CloudFront can deliver content out of Azure blob storage.

These are the topics touched throughout the post:

Azure Blob Storage basics
Amazon CloudFront basics
Amazon Route 53 basics
Hands-on to implement the delivery of data using Amazon CloudFront

This is how various services mentioned in the post interact with […]

1205, 2016

How to monitor free disk space on Azure VMs

By |May 12th, 2016|Azure How To, Cloud Automation, Cloud Monitoring, Drip, General, IT Management, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

Monitoring disk usage is one of the most basic and critical tasks that Azure administrators should always be doing.  Filled to capacity disks cause major outages.

This article will show how CloudMonix will notify users when their Windows servers run out of disk space.  We will also discuss simple ways to automatically cleanup disks when space runs out.

New […]

311, 2015

What is Azure Storage Monitoring?

By |November 3rd, 2015|Azure Glossary, Cloud Monitoring, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

What is Azure Storage Monitoring?
Azure Storage Monitoring encompasses technologies and processes that helps in improving and ensuring performance of data storage resources hosted on Azure cloud infrastructure. It is a broad process that includes data and storage management techniques such as traffic analysis, availability, storage analytics and more.  Azure Storage is made up of three different services: Azure […]

909, 2015

What is Azure Storage Monitoring?

By |September 9th, 2015|Azure Glossary, Cloud Monitoring, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

What is Azure Storage Monitoring?
Azure Storage Monitoring is referred to the process of managing and monitoring the performance, operations and availability of Azure Storage. It is a broad process that helps Azure Storage Administrators in controlling and managing their entire Azure Storage resources.

 
How is Azure Storage Monitoring used?
Azure Storage Monitoring is primarily used by storage […]

1608, 2015

What is Azure Storage Queue?

By |August 16th, 2015|Cloud Platforms, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

What is Azure Storage Queue? 
Azure Storage Queue is a type of message queuing services provided by Azure that provides queue storage infrastructure for a REST-based interface, within and between different applications and services.  Azure Queue storage service enables storing large numbers of messages that can be accessed from anywhere via authenticated calls using HTTP or […]

1508, 2015

What is Azure StorSimple?

By |August 15th, 2015|Cloud Platforms, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

What is Azure StorSimple?
Azure StorSimple is a hybrid cloud storage solution by Microsoft Azure, which provides a cloud based storage infrastructure used for storing, accessing and managing large quantities of data. Azure StorSimple is considered a hybrid cloud storage solution because it combines primary, backup, snapshot, archive and offsite storage solution into one cohesive solution. […]