A few hours ago, Scott Guthrie and Satya Nadella talked about Microsoft’s strategy for cloud computing, announcing several important technology and partnership updates to Microsoft Azure.
Based on the overwhelming ask to support for Windows Server 2008, we are excited to announce that Azure Backup now extends the service to protect Windows Server 2008 64-bit operating systems as well.
In this post, we will be discussing performance expectations of D-series VM sizes.
New and improved process makes it easier for the Azure community to contribute to documentation and SDKs in GitHub. The Contribution License Agreement (CLA) is now available in a fully online and automated workflow.
Custom authentication scopes for social login providers, single sign-on for store applications, updated dependency to the latest ASP.NET Web API, among other updates in the latest release of the Azure Mobile Services .NET backend.
Azure Site Recovery can consistently replicate, protect, and seamlessly failover virtual machines directly to Microsoft Azure. With automated protection, continuous health monitoring, one-click orchestration, and recovery in Azure, ASR is an integral part of Microsoft’s strategy to provide hybrid cloud business continuity solutions for any customer.
Today we are announcing the public preview of Elastic Scale for Azure SQL Database. The new Elastic Scale capabilities simplify the process of scaling out (and in) a cloud application’s data tier by streamlining development and management.
Lower your encoding costs with Azure Media Encoder. New Output only GB pricing is available with our latest release.
Internal load balancing (ILB) for Azure services was previewed in May 2014 and went into General Availability in July. Today, we are excited to bring both these technologies together; SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups can now be run with ILB. Availability Group is SQL Server’s flagship solution for high availability and disaster recovery.
In this final post in our series on Business Continuity I’m going to look at point-in-time restore, a self-service feature available for Basic, Standard, and Premium databases.
This post will help with diagnosing ModSecurity issues in Azure Websites.