Milliman – Another Aspect

Milliman's story has several facets, as they have been using Azure extensively.  Please check Ashish's post for more interesting details  http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ashish/archive/2015/07/12/milliman-going-big-in-the-cloud-with-microsoft.aspx


Milliman – an Azure Case Study

Milliman – Cloud Innovators in the Life Insurance Industry Milliman is a great example of a company leveraging Azure extensively and in very innovative ways. In this post I have asked Paul Maher, CTO – Integrate & MG-ALFA, to share some insights on the work his team are doing with Integrate™ (their flagship Cloud solution…


CentOS cluster in Azure – Part 1

I have been working on Azure Resource Manager templates for a while. They are an interesting way to describe and deploy complex configurations in Azure. In particular, I have developed a template to deploy a CentOS 6.5 cluster. It will soon be published in the main Azure repository on github, but if you are interested…


DFS in Azure

Often we want to use Azure's scalable storage to deploy file servers. For geographically distributed infrastructures, it makes sense to establish a distributed file system (DFS) that spans across regions, both for availability and reach.  Here is a summary of the steps required to do so: Create a vnet in each desired datacenter, ideally with…