Azure News 2017 – Week 16

Azure’s Hybrid Use Benefit is easier to implement in Azure, Azure AD B2B Vs Azure AD B2C, Azure Instance Metadata Service and Azure Architecture Center is all part of the news this week on the Need to Know podcast. A change in the Azure portal Microsoft are allowing users to activate the Azure Hybrid Use…

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ExpertsLive 2017 – Melbourne

I just got back from ExpertsLive 2017 in Melbourne hosted at the Crown Promenade. It was a great turn out with lots of great presenters including myself – I did a session on Operations Management Suite titled: “OMS is your best friend” and I’ll update this post later which will include a recording of this…

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Azure News 2017 – Week 15

Alibaba using Microsoft’s open source software, Citrix Essentials now in Azure, Azure Stack TP3 refresh and more as heard on the Need to Know podcast. Alibaba is using Microsoft’s Azure networking switch for its public cloud Last year, Microsoft contributed its Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONIC) to the Open Compute Project datacenter…

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Azure News 2017 – Week 12

Azure AD B2C Access Tokens, Azure SQL hybrid, IOT Camp in Sydney and General Availability of Geographic Routing capability in Azure Traffic Manager all news items this week in the Need to Know podcast – Episode 146 – also on http://podcasts.needtoknow.cloud. Azure AD B2C Access Tokens now in public preview You now have greater control over your web…

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Azure News 2017 – Week 11, pt2

Another new family of Azure VMs, DocumentDB API for MongoDB now GA, using Azure’s flexible compute directly from your R session and New capabilities of HDInsight and DocumentDB are all Azure news items in the past week and are all heard on the Need to Know podcast. New Storage Optimised Virtual Machines, L Series We are excited…

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Azure News 2017 – Week 11

ARM on ARM, new Azure SQL service tiers, Visual Studio 2017 Launch, TechFemme Sydney 2017, PowerShell v6.0.0 and Microsoft Global Cloud Network Switch (SONiC) are all in the news this week on the Need To Know podcast. ARM on ARM Microsoft is moving beyond Intel in its Azure cloud and is going to start using ARM-based servers…

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Microsoft Flow & Logic App Conditions

  Microsoft Flow & Logic Apps are a service for automating workflow across the growing number of apps and SaaS services that business users rely on. It’s similar to other web automation tools like ITTT or Zapier. Have a look at the Microsoft Flow blog for more information – https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/ Flow vs. Logic Apps This section…

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Azure News 2017 – Week 10

Some important Azure milestones with both Azure CLI 2.0 & Azure Stack TP3 that has been released also Azure Site Recovery Deployment Planner, Azure SQL Data Sync, 5 new Azure services to Canada, AWS outage, Auto-Shutdown for ARM based VMs. Lots of Azure News this time around again – as heard on the latest Need to Know podcast…

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Azure News 2017 – Week 9

New Windows Server 2016 RDS template in Azure, More Azure regions, Kubernetes now Generally Available on ACS, Azure Network Watcher and we speak with Orin Thomas who is one of five (5) Microsoft Regional Directors in Australia. Azure news as heard on the Need to Know podcast: On the last episode we Last week we mentioned some…

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