Microsoft Azure released the preview for storage accounts failover for customers with geo-redundant storage (GRS). There has always been a need to be able to determine when a storage account write access is required and the secondary replication state is understood. This functionality allows taking advantage of controlling when to failover from the primary region […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]