Azure

Webinar – Getting More Performance From Azure VMs

May 1, 2019 // 0 Comments

I will be doing a webinar later today for the European SharePoint Office 365 & Azure Community (from the like-named conference). The webinar is at 14:00 UK/Irish, 15:00 CET, and 09:00 EST. Registration is here. Title: Getting More Performance from Azure Virtual Machines Speaker: Aidan Finn, [...]

Do Not Enable Azure Storage Account Firewall – IaaS

April 15, 2019 // 2 Comments

If you read through the security recommendations in Azure Security Center, you do get given out to a lot. A lot of it makes no sense if you understand Azure and the recommendations. One that appeared to make sense was to enable the relatively new firewall in Azure Storage: Only allow trusted [...]

Azure Availability Zones in the Real World

April 1, 2019 // 1 Comment

I will discuss Azure’s availability zones feature in this post, sharing what they can offer for you and some of the things to be aware of. Uptime Versus SLA Noobs to hosting and cloud focus on three magic letters: S, L, A or service level agreement. This is a contractual promise that something [...]

Designing Solutions That You Are Migrating To The Cloud

March 19, 2019 // 1 Comment

In this post, I will discuss some trends that I have noticed when people are planning the migration of a service to The Cloud. I am going to make this post as cloud-agnostic as I can, with my limitation being that I only work in Azure. I don’t know AWS or Google Compute, but I know their [...]

Reasons To Use A Third Party Firewall In Azure

March 11, 2019 // 3 Comments

In this post, I will go through some of the reasons that one might use to choose a third-party firewall network virtualization appliance (NVA) in Azure instead of the Azure Firewall. You can read my take on choosing the Azure Firewall here. Management Let’s say you use Firewall X for your [...]

How to Troubleshoot Azure Routing?

March 8, 2019 // 1 Comment

This post will explain how routing works in Microsoft Azure, and how to troubleshoot your routing issues with Route Tables, BGP, and User-Defined Routes in your virtual network (VNet) subnets and virtual (firewall) appliances/Azure Firewall. Software-Defined Networking Right now, you need to forget [...]

Microsoft Ignite 2018–Azure Migrate

September 26, 2018 // 1 Comment

I arrived late for this session because I was in a meeting. They were doing a demo of Azure Migrate. Azure Migrate fo Discovery And Assessment Agentless discovery TCO calculation Right-size and suitability Azure Platform The are “announcing” support for Hyper-V – it’s still in limited [...]
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