(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Azure Migrate is now available in Azure Government

Today’s tip… Azure Migrate now supports Azure Government as a migration project location. This means that you can store your discovered metadata in an Azure Government region (US Gov Virginia). In addition to Azure Government, Azure Migrate supports storing the metadata in United States and Europe geographies. Support for other Azure geographies is planned for…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Now Available—Register Today!

Today’s tip… We’re pleased to announce that AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals is now available for registration. This exam is designed for candidates looking to demonstrate foundational level knowledge of cloud services and how those services are provided with Microsoft Azure. The exam is intended for candidates with non-technical backgrounds, such as those involved in selling…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: To infinity and beyond: The definitive guide to scaling 10k VMs on Azure

Today’s tip… Every platform has limits, workstations and physical servers have resource boundaries, APIs may be rate-limited, and even the perceived endlessness of the virtual public cloud enforces limitations that protect the platform from overuse or misuse. You can learn more about these limitations by visiting our documentation, “Azure subscription and service limits, quotas, and…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Questions on data residency and compliance in Microsoft Azure? We got answers!

Today’s tip… Questions about the security of and control over customer data, and where it resides, are on the minds of cloud customers today. We’re hearing you, and in response, we published a whitepaper that gives clear answers and guidance into the security, data residency, data flows, and compliance aspects of Microsoft Azure. The paper…

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Tip of the Day: Microsoft Edge: Making the web better through more open source collaboration

Today’s tip… For the past few years, Microsoft has meaningfully increased participation in the open source software (OSS) community, becoming one of the world’s largest supporters of OSS projects. We’ve announced that we intend to adopt the Chromium open source project in the development of Microsoft Edge on the desktop to create better web compatibility…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Introducing the new Azure PowerShell Az module

Today’s tip… Starting in November 2018, the Azure PowerShell Az module is available for full public preview. Az offers shorter commands, improved stability, and supports Windows, macOS, and Linux. Az also offers feature parity and an easy migration path from AzureRM. Az uses the .NET Standard library, which means it runs on PowerShell 5.x and…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Final reminder: OMS portal moving to the Azure portal

Today’s tip… Over the last 12 months, Operations Management Suite (OMS) monitoring, management, and security capabilities have been incorporated into the Azure portal. We’ve also enhanced the Azure portal with many new features and capabilities. Because the Azure portal fully replaces it, the OMS portal will be retired on January 15, 2019. You can continue…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Leverage Azure Security Center to detect when compromised Linux machines attack

Today’s tip… When an attacker compromises a machine, they typically have a goal in mind. Some attackers are looking for information residing on the victim’s machine or are looking for access to other machines on the victim’s network. Other times, attackers have plans to use the processing power of the machine itself or even use…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Get started with Power BI service (app.powerbi.com)

Today’s tip… This tutorial helps you get started with Power BI service. For an understanding of how Power BI service fits in with the other Power BI offerings, we highly recommend that you start by reading What is Power BI. In this tutorial, you complete the following steps: Find other getting started content for Power…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Azure Active Directory Integration with Azure Files in preview

Today’s tip… Azure Files Azure AD Integration for SMB access using Azure AD Domain Services is now available in preview.   Azure Files offers fully managed file shares in the cloud that are accessible via the industry standard SMB protocol. Integration with Azure AD enables SMB access to Azure file shares using Azure AD credentials…

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