(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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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Nested Virtualization in Azure

Today’s tip… We are excited to announce that you can now enable nested virtualization using the Dv3 and Ev3 VM sizes. We will continue to expand support to more VM sizes in the coming months. For software and hardware prerequisites, configuration steps and limitations for nested virtualization please see the document here.  Check out these…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Create metric alerts in Azure Monitor for Azure services

Today’s tip… You can receive an alert based on monitoring metrics for, or events on, your Azure services. Metric values – The alert triggers when the value of a specified metric crosses a threshold you assign in either direction. That is, it triggers both when the condition is first met and then afterwards when that…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Azure Virtual Machine Assessment Tools

Today’s tip… Virtual Machine Assessment Tools Virtual Machine Readiness Assessment – Automatically inspect your on-premises environment, whether it is physical or virtualized, and provide you with a check list and detailed report on steps you need to take to move your environment to the cloud. Automated Assessment This tool will provide a high level checklist and…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Availability of migration of ExpressRoute for Classic to Resource Manager IaaS Migration

Today’s Tip… On April 10th we announced that customers using ExpressRoute can also migrate their Virtual Networks, including all the VMs in the VNET, to Azure Resource Manager without downtime. Learn more by reading the instructions on how to Migrate ExpressRoute circuits and associated virtual networks from the classic to the Resource Manager deployment model….

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Azure Network Watcher — Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics Service for Azure

Today’s Tip… Network Watcher is a regional service that enables you to monitor and diagnose conditions at a network scenario level in, to, and from Azure. Network diagnostic and visualization tools available with Network Watcher help you understand, diagnose, and gain insights to your network in Azure. Network monitoring in Azure is comprehensive and covers…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Azure IP Advantage

Today’s Tip… Protecting your innovation in the cloud: Reduce risk, innovate with confidence, and operate with freedom in the cloud. Azure IP Advantage provides the industry’s most comprehensive protection against intellectual property (IP) risks. Best-in-industry intellectual property protection Across the globe, the shift to cloud computing is accelerating, impacting every industry and every person. As…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer 0.8.9

Today’s Tip… We have recently released Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer 0.8.9. You can download it from http://storageexplorer.com. Check out the new features in this release, and send us feedback from the links on the bottom left corner of the app. Automatically download the latest version when it is available Create, manage, and promote blob snapshots…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: New Quickstart experience for Web Apps

Today’s Tip… App Service provides you with many options for deploying your code to the cloud. The new Quickstart experience is designed to guide you through the steps to deploy your app using the deployment stack and deployment method of your choice. To get started go to Quickstart under the App Deployment section of the…

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