Tag: Azure

How to Troubleshoot Azure Routing?

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 VLANs, and how routers, bridges, routing switches, and all that crap works…

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Why Choose the Azure Firewall over a Virtual Firewall Appliance?

In this post, I will explain why you should choose Azure Firewall over third-party firewall network virtual appliances (NVAs) from the likes of Cisco, Palo Alto, Check Point, and so on. Microsoft’s Opinion Microsoft has a partner-friendly line on Azure Firewall versus third-parties. Microsoft says that third-party solutions offer more than Azure Firewall. If you…

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Cloud Camp 2018 – It’s A Wrap!

Yesterday, Cloud Camp 2018, run by MicroWarehouse and sponsored by Microsoft Surface and Veeam, ran in the Dublin Convention Centre here in Ireland. 4 tracks, 20 (mostly MVP) sessions, 2 keynotes, and hundreds of satisfied attendees. It was great fun – but we’re all a little tired today Photo by Gregor Reimling The message of…

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Generation 2 Virtual Machines Make Their First Public Appearance in Microsoft Azure

Microsoft has revealed that the new preview series of confidential computing virtual machines, the DC-Series, which went into public preview overnight are based on Generation 2 (Gen 2) Hyper-V virtual machines. This is the first time that a non-Generation 1 (Gen 1) VM has been available in Azure. Note that ASR allows you to migrate/replicate…

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Microsoft Ignite 2018: Implement Cloud Backup & Disaster Recovery At Scale in Azure

Speakers: Trinadh Kotturu, Senthuran Sivananthan, & Rochak Mittal Site Recovery At Scale Senthuran Sivananthan Real Solutions for Real Problems Customer example: Finastra. BCP process: Define RPO/RTO. Document DR failover triggers and approvals. Access control: Assign clear roles and ownership. Levarage ASR built-in roles for RBAC. Different RS vault for different BU/tenants. They deployed 1 RSV…

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Microsoft Ignite 2018–Functions Deep Dive

Functions v2.0 GA New functions quick starts by language Updated runtime built on .NET Core 2.1 .Net functions loading changes New extensibility model Run code form a package Tooling updates: CLI, Visual Studio and VS Code Durable functions GA Differences From v1.0 There is a long list online: Moved from .Net Framework 4.7.1 to .NET…

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Planning Network Security For Your Mission-Critical Workloads With Virtual Networks

Speakers: Anitha Adusumilli and Mario Lopez Networking ensure that data remains in your private space in the cloud. So it’s not just a VM thing. Understanding Cloud Challenges Dynamic, scalable workloads – no fixed network perimeter Attack vectors based on application access patterns Risk of data exposure to exploits, with a mix of IaaS, PaaS,…

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