(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Coco Framework for enterprise blockchain networks

Today’s tip… Viewed by our own leadership and many in the industry as one of the next disruptive technologies, the concept of blockchain developed largely from bitcoin. This technology offers an immutable transaction history or ledger. While enterprises have seen the value of being able to have an immutable ledger transaction history for a few…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Virtual Network Service Endpoints (Preview)

Today’s tip… Virtual Network (VNet) service endpoints extend your virtual network private address space and the identity of your VNet to the Azure services, over a direct connection. Endpoints allow you to secure your critical Azure service resources to only your virtual networks. Traffic from your VNet to the Azure service always remains on the…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Azure Hybrid Benefit for Windows Server

Today’s tip… For customers with Software Assurance, Azure Hybrid Benefit for Windows Server allows you to use your on-premises Windows Server licenses and run Windows virtual machines on Azure at a reduced cost. You can use Azure Hybrid Benefit for Windows Server to deploy new virtual machines from any Azure supported platform Windows Server image…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Create activity log alerts on service notifications

Today’s tip… When Azure experiences a service interruption, we proactively inform impacted customers using toast notifications in the Azure Portal as well as posting details to the Azure Status page. However, you can also receive an alert via e-mail, SMS, or webhook when Azure sends service health notifications to your Azure subscription. You can configure…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Overview of Azure Cloud Shell

Today’s tip… Azure Cloud Shell is an interactive, browser-accessible shell for managing Azure resources.  It gives you the flexibility of choosing the shell experience that best suits the way you work. Linux users can opt for a Bash experience, while Windows users can opt for PowerShell. Features: Browser-based shell experience Choice of preferred shell experience…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Introducing Azure confidential computing

Today’s Tip… we’re excited to announce that Microsoft Azure is the first cloud to offer new data security capabilities with a collection of features and services called Azure confidential computing. Put simply, confidential computing offers a protection that to date has been missing from public clouds, encryption of data while in use. This means that…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Announcing Default Encryption for Azure Blobs, Files, Table and Queue Storage

Today’s Tip… For most customers, security is not only of the utmost importance but also a deciding factor in choosing a public cloud provider. Customers require their data to be encrypted at rest as per their security and compliance needs. We at Azure Storage take security and privacy seriously and work tirelessly to help protect your…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Online training for Azure Data Lake

Today’s Tip… We are pleased to announce the availability of new, free online training for Azure Data Lake. We’ve designed this training to get developers ramped up fast. It covers all the topics a developer needs to know to start being productive with big data and how to address the challenges of authoring, debugging, and…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Online training for Azure Data Lake

Today’s tip… We are pleased to announce the availability of new, free online training for Azure Data Lake. We’ve designed this training to get developers ramped up fast. It covers all the topics a developer needs to know to start being productive with big data and how to address the challenges of authoring, debugging, and…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Public preview of disaster recovery for Azure IaaS virtual machines

Today’s tip… You can now easily replicate and protect IaaS based applications running on Azure to a different Azure region of your choice within a geographical cluster without deploying any additional infrastructure components or software appliances in your subscription. This new capability, along with Azure Backup for IaaS virtual machines, allows you to create a…

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