Archive for category Azure

#Azure notable updates week 24/19

This week the entire Azure data platform released many interesting features. Starting with SQL Managed Instances, with a lower entry point with 4 vCore on Gen5 hardware, and adding the dev/test pricing option for individual Visual Studio subscribers. Customers using monthly Azure credits for Visual Studio subscribers automatically receive discounted rates of up to 55 […]

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#Azure notable updates week 23/19

This has been a quite week for Azure, few things have been announced regarding PowerBI and a new Mobility Service APIs has been released. I’m not going to cover them here, actually I’m taking note of them just because we had no other announcements this week. On the other hand a very interesting series of […]

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#Azure notable updates week 22/19

Dynamic Thresholds are now GA in Azure Monitor, let’s see if AI is really helpful in this tough scenario. With the GA release the user experience for alert rules creation and alerts context has been also improved. Event Grid released a lot of new features this month: Public preview of IoT Hub device telemetry events […]

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#Azure notable updates week 21/19

UEFI based or Generation 2 Virtual Machines enter public preview, apart form the UEFI emulated BIOS you can have OS disks larger than 2TB and data disks up to 12 TB. Don’t be too excited to jump in, in this preview they lack ASR/Backup support, no disk encryption available nor any shared image. Azure DDoS […]

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#Azure notable updates week 20/19

The ‘AzureBackup’ tag can now be used in NSG to simplify your VMs lockdown. The tag allows outbound access to Azure Backup for agend based backup of your VMs. Anytime you need the MARS agent, such as when you need to backup SQL databases running inside a VM. Azure database for MariaDB joins the data […]

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