#Azure notable updates week 48/18

Azure Data Migration Assistant adds SKU recommendation for Azure SQL Database. This is feature is currently in preview and only accessible via the CLI.  Microsoft tackles AWS on costs for Windows and SQL Server workloads. Read more here to understand why Azure can be up to 5 times cheaper than AWS. Serverless computing adds several […]

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#Azure notable updates week 47/18

Azure Site Recovery now supports firewall-enabled storage accounts. You can replicate virtual machines with unmanaged disks on firewall-enabled storage accounts to another Azure region for disaster recovery scenarios. Also you can use firewall-enabled storage accounts in a target region as target storage accounts for your replica.  NSG flow logs version 2 bring new insights when integrated in […]

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#Azure notable updates week 46/18

Microsoft Azure Backup Server v3 provides backup for application workloads like Microsoft SQL Server, Hyper-V and VMware VMs, SharePoint Server, Exchange and Windows clients with support for both Disk to Disk backup for local copies and Disk to Disk to Cloud backup for long term retention. Azure Backup Server now supports Windows Server 2016 workloads […]

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#Azure notable updates weeks 44-45/18

After a short vacation in the magic of Umbria here we are again with the news from the last two weeks. OMS Agent for Linux has a new release GA v1.8.1-256 Fix for issue in custom logs which causes occasional duplication and improvements in reliability Improve default agent heartbeat frequency Azure Policy guest configuration adds […]

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#Azure notable updates week 43/18

Azure Cloud shell adds 4 remoting cmdlets, which include Enable-AzVMPSRemoting, Disable-AzVMPSRemoting, Invoke-AzVMCommand, and Enter-AzVM. These cmdlets enable you to easily enable PowerShell Remoting on both Linux and Windows virtual machines using ssh and wsman protocols respectively. This allows you to connect interactively to individual machines, or one-to-many for automated tasks with PowerShell Remoting. Azure Container […]

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