#Azure notable updates weeks 40-41/21

Let’s start with some market Analysis from Gartner where Microsoft cloud technologies have been put in the leaders quadrant, as usual it is beneficial to read the entire report: Data Integration, basically Synapse Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service, aka Azure Integration Services (AIS), comprising of Logic Apps, API Management, Service Bus, Event Grid, and […]

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#Azure notable updates weeks 37-39/21

On-demand capacity reservations for Azure Virtual Machines is in preview. This new feature allows you to deploy and manage the compute capacity required to run Azure VMs separately from the VMs themselves. It is essentially a parachute for Azure capacity issues we had in the past, you’re guarantee to have the capacity needed, obviously paying for […]

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#Azure notable updates weeks 35-36/21

Azure Policy‘s guest configuration feature is in public preview for applying configurations to Azure virtual machines and Arc-enabled machines. Guest configuration is integrated with Azure Security Center, Azure Automanage, and will continue to expand. As many of you know I worked for at least 10 years in the systems and applications monitoring area, the worst issue you can […]

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#Azure notable updates weeks 33-34/21

Github Codespaces hits the GA milestone. For those who don’t know Codespaces, it is a way to ahve a supercharged dev machine at your service from anywhere immediately connected to your github repo. Great idea. Automatic Azure VM extension upgrade capabilities now GA. You can opt-in to enable this feature. With the general availability of […]

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#Azure notable updates weeks 31-32/21

Azure Backup support for Archive Tier for backups of SQL Server in Azure VMs is GA. This promises to give a huge saving in storage costs. AzureAD adds a new separation of duties check to its identity governance features. Currently in preview helps you prevent users from acquiring excessive or incompatible access rights. Azure MySQL […]

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