1001, 2019

Configure automated availability deployments for SQL Server on Azure VMs

By |January 10th, 2019|IT Management, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

 

The high availability architectures are designed to be available even during the hardware, database or network failures. Azure VM instances offer 99.9% availability impacted by the SLA in three scenarios:

unplanned hardware maintenance
unexpected downtime
planned maintenance

To maintain redundancy one can group virtual machines into Availability Sets so that when a planned or unplanned event occurs at […]

1712, 2018

Restore an Azure VM with In-Place restore

By |December 17th, 2018|Azure News, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

 

Azure Backup now allows In-Place restore of disks in IaaS VMs. With the help of this feature, it is possible to roll back or fix corrupted virtual machines through in-place restore without the needs of spinning up a new VM. Azure customers now have multiple choices to restore their IaaS VMs: create new VM, Restore Disks and Replace disks.

Replace existing operation can […]

2911, 2018

Protect Azure Storage Blobs with soft delete

By |November 29th, 2018|IT Management, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

 

Soft delete is a recently introduced by Azure feature which when turned on, enables saving and recovery of the blob or blob snapshots data that was deleted. This feature is available in all regions for the public, government, and sovereign clouds.
How it works
The deleted data transitions into a soft-deleted state instead of being permanently erased. […]