Posts Tagged #Azure

#Azure notable updates week 22/20

Azure Site Recovery (ASR) now supports Proximity Placement Groups (PPG) deployed Virtual Machines. ASR will do its best to obey the PPG placement in case of VMs failover to another region. Azure Key vault introduces a new method to import HSM generated keys into Azure, improving the BYOK scope of applicability. The new method enables […]

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#Azure notable updates week 21/20

Azure Storage launches a replication service for block blobs. As the name implies it replicates blobs from one storage account to another one anywhere in Azure. The service is in preview and from what I understood it only supports a single destination account for each source. Now Azure Monitor can leverage Azure Private Link. Azure […]

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#Azure notable updates week 20/20

For Italy the big news is Microsoft is going to open a national Azure region. It was due time. AWS has recently (last month) opened an Italian data center, and this announcement from Microsoft is trying to at least limit the damage. The strategy is clear, but it has some cracks. For example the public […]

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#Azure notable updates week 18/20

Azure custom roles creation in the Azure portal is now generally available after a very short public preview phase. This is not a good news, Azure Monitor Logs (aka Log Analytics) is not able to keep the pace of the increased usage so stricter query throttling limits are being introduced. While I understand that every […]

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#Azure notable updates week 16/20

Azure data platform has seen many updates since the beginning of March, I missed many of them, let’s try to put some order. Azure SQL Database Hyperscale, the bug guy in the family, added change tracking and at no additional cost. Change tracking uses Azure SQL engine’s native ability to keep track of which rows […]

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