2006, 2018

Connect Azure using VPN Gateway to AWS VPC

By |June 20th, 2018|AWS, Azure How To, Cloud Monitoring, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments


In this post, we will see how a virtual network in Azure connects to an AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) with the help of a virtual network gateway. For a guide on how to connect AWS VPC to Azure using the dedicated VPN connection see this post.
Table of Contents:

Insight into the environment
Azure […]

106, 2018

Azure Migrate – Azure Migration Assistant

By |June 1st, 2018|Azure How To, Cloud Platforms, General, IT Management, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

Azure Migrate is a new service which helps users to get better insights and guidance to assist in migrating to Azure. Until now the service has been in a limited preview that draw positive feedback and Microsoft recently made it broadly available and there is no need to request access anymore.

The prominent features of Azure […]

1306, 2017

Failover with Traffic Manager from Azure to AWS

By |June 13th, 2017|AWS, Azure How To, Cloud Monitoring, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

This post follows the same approach that we saw in Failover with Route 53 from Azure to AWS, but now the failover will be taken care of by Azure Traffic Manager.

The post will also show how CloudMonix can monitor the web app hosting the website on Azure.

CloudMonix offers advanced monitoring and automation features for Microsoft […]

1605, 2017

Failover with Route 53 from Azure to AWS

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

In this post, we will see how Amazon Route 53 can assist to smoothly failover from one unhealthy resource to a healthy resource with (almost) no impact to users.

This will be covered throughout the post:

Amazon Route 53 basics
Steps to achieve DNS failover
Hands-on to achieve DNS failover

Amazon Route 53 gives the customer the […]

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 […]

1403, 2017

Delegate DNS domain from AWS to Azure

By |March 14th, 2017|AWS, Azure How To, General|0 Comments

In this post, we will see how you can delegate your DNS domain from AWS to Azure.

First let’s discuss few basic things about the AWS and Azure services that will allow us to do this.

Amazon Route 53 is the AWS service that allows three functions to be performed:

Domain names registration – allows the user […]

301, 2017

CloudMonix vs native Azure Monitoring

By |January 3rd, 2017|Cloud Automation, Cloud Monitoring, General, Microsoft Azure, News & Press|0 Comments

CloudMonix monitors a wide range of data, offering a comprehensive overview of both Azure and standalone resources. Much of the information tracked by CloudMonix is not available in Azure Portal. A comprehensive list of differences by each resource is outlined later in this article.

In addition to monitoring, CloudMonix offers a number of unique automation features […]

2109, 2016

Latest features available in CloudMonix (Fall 2016)

By |September 21st, 2016|Cloud Monitoring, General, IT Management, Microsoft Azure, New Features|0 Comments

Major CloudMonix features released over the summer
New monitoring/automation support for

Azure Stream Analytics
Azure Media Services
Azure (and non-Azure) Redis Cache
Azure DocumentDb
Azure File Storage
SQL Server databases
MySQL databases
Oracle databases
JSON/XML API endpoints

New integrations with 3rd parties systems

Nagios XI

Finally, users can now configure their CloudMonix monitoring setup via a […]