Category: News

Need to Know Podcast – Episode 172

Automatically Start/Stop virtual machines, the Azure Reboot and more on this episode of the Need to Know podcast. Start/Stop VMs during off-hours solution in Azure Automation The Start/Stop VMs during off-hours solution starts and stops your Azure virtual machines on user-defined schedules, provides insights through Log Analytics, and sends optional emails by leveraging SendGrid. It…

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Need to Know Podcast – Episode 170

VMware on Azure, free Azure ebook, Azure Stack @ ANZ plus more on the latest Need to Know podcast. Host VMware infrastructure with VMware virtualization on Azure Most workloads can be migrated to Azure easily using services like Azure Site Recovery; however, there may be specific VMware workloads that are unique and more challenging to migrate…

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Azure News 2017 – Week 47

This week on the Need to Know podcast, ND series of VMs for Deep Learning & NCv2 series for HPC compute coming into GA in December, brand new NCv3-series VMs that use NVIDIA Tesla V100 GPUs. System state backup directly to Azure using Azure Backup and much more. Azure App Service and Functions on Azure Stack…

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Azure News 2017 – Week 43

New Fv2 VMs (fastest in the public cloud), Cray Supercomputers and Azure Container Service (AKS) on the latest Need to Know podcast episode 168. Fv2 VMs are now available, the fastest VMs on Azure The new Fv2 VM family in Azure now generally available offers the Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor (code-named Skylake), the fastest Skylake CPU in…

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Azure News 2017 – Week 42

We talk about the new Azure Files Sync along with all the latest Microsoft Cloud news with Office 365 and Azure on the latest Need to Know podcast episode 167. Azure SQL managed instance Instance-level functionality or isolation requirements where customers who have made deep investments in instance-level SQL Server capabilities (e.g. SQL CLR integration,…

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Azure News 2017 – Week 40

All the latest Ignite 2017 Announcements plus heaps more on the latest Need to Know podcast. Keep up to date with all the latest Azure announcements, what in and out of preview –  https://azure.microsoft.com/en-au/roadmap Microsoft have invested over $15 billion in building our global cloud infrastructure since they opened their first datacenter in 1989.  …

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Azure News 2017 – Week 38

AAD Managed Service Identity, B-Series burstable VMs & Web App for Containers and Azure App Service on Linux are all part of Azure News this week playing catch-up from the last two weeks, bundled in together through here. All on the Need to Know podcast. Introducing Azure AD Managed Service Identity A common challenge in…

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Azure News 2017 – Week 35

AD Domain Services for ARM based vNets, Dynamic Group Membership for Azure AD, new Azure SQL standard tiers and new Azure portal changes all in the latest Need to Know podcast. Azure AD domain services for ARM based vNets You may remember back in July we announced the public preview of Azure AD Domain Services…

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Azure News 2017 – Week 33

Two new Azure Regions in Australia, Azure Event Grid and Microsoft aquires Cycle Computing in Azure News as heard on the latest Need to Know podcast, episode 161. Two new Azure regions announced for Australia Canberra Data Centres Now 42 Azure regions announced, thanks to a partnership in Canberra with Canberra Data Centres. The Canberra Data…

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