Understanding Azure Virtual Machine IOPS, throughput and disk latency – Part 2

Continuing on from Part 1 : https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/andrewc/2016/09/09/understanding-azure-virtual-machine-iops-throughput-and-disk-latency Part 1 showed the IOPS, throughout and latency characteristics of an Azure disk when there was no caching involved. This post covers the impact of caching and premium storage. Test 4 – Read Cache – Standard Disk. We will re-run the tests using the F: drive, which is…

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Understanding Azure Virtual Machine IOPS, throughput and disk latency – Part 1

I’m regularly asked: How best to configure disks in Azure virtual machines for optimal performance. Why a deployed a solution may not be performing at the desired level. When the discussion takes place, we can find: There is not a solid understanding of how Azure disks work and perform. The requirements and characteristics of the…

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Azure AD App Proxy and MFA – Quick Demo

Most organisations have websites or intranets that are hosted on servers inside their corporate network. Accessing these sites while mobile or working from home has traditionally used one of three approaches: Establish a VPN connection to the corporate network. Publish the website via some form of reverse proxy hosted in the DMZ Access the website…

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