Thursday, 9 June 2022
A modernized cloud workload offers significant benefits—including cost savings, optimized security and management, and opportunities for ongoing innovation. But the process of migrating and modernizing workloads can be challenging.
Monday, 11 April 2022
Autoscaling is one of the value levers that can help unlock cost savings for your Azure workloads by automatically scaling up and down the resources in use to better align capacity to demand. Not only does it utilize cloud elasticity by paying for capacity only when you need it, you can also reduce the need for an operator to continually monitor the performance of a system and make decisions about adding or removing resources.
Monday, 11 April 2022
For cloud workloads with consistent resource usage, you can buy reserved instances at a significant discount and reduce your workload costs by up to 72 percent compared to pay-as-you-go prices. Azure Reservations can be obtained by committing to one-year or three-year plans for virtual machines, Azure Blob storage or Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2, SQL Database compute capacity, Azure Cosmos DB throughput, and other Azure resources.
Wednesday, 26 January 2022
Are you still hesitating to move some or all your workloads to the cloud due to the added cost? One of the easiest ways to significantly lower your cost of ownership is by using a special licensing offer called Azure Hybrid Benefit.
Tuesday, 25 January 2022
Rightsizing is one of the key levers you have for controlling costs and optimizing resources. By understanding cloud economics, and using what Azure provides, you can identify the smallest virtual server instances that support your requirements and realize immediate savings by eliminating unused capacity.
Wednesday, 3 November 2021
At our Microsoft Ignite conference this week, we’re sharing new ways to continue to enhance your cloud adoption journey by announcing the preview of Azure Chaos Studio—a fully managed experimentation service to help you track, measure, and mitigate faults with controlled chaos engineering, systemically improving the resilience of your cloud applications. We continue to build a better, easier, and more comprehensive approach to guide your cloud environment preparation, with Azure landing zone, without losing sight of the application to be deployed.
Tuesday, 14 September 2021
Here at Azure, we give a lot of advice. We’d really like to help you thrive on our platform. Reliability, security, cost optimization, operational excellence, and performance efficiency—we know that they are not easy to tackle when it comes to your cloud workloads. Join us for Well-Architected: The Backstage Tour, a virtual event where you will get five brief peeks at how we power the features that address each of these pillars of the Azure Well-Architected Framework.
Monday, 12 July 2021
We created the Azure Well-Architected Framework to help improve the quality of your workloads, and reliability is one of its five core pillars so for the latest post in our series, I have asked Cloud Advocate David Blank-Edelman to run through how best to approach using the framework to guide your conversations and design decisions in this space.
Tuesday, 6 April 2021
Tailwind Traders takes advantage of prescriptive guidance coupled with best practices for your Azure control plane by using the enterprise-scale architecture.
Wednesday, 31 March 2021
When embarking on any project or new implementation, there are always key design and decision points to be discussed and fully understood. Deploying an enterprise-scale landing zone and subsequent resources to the cloud is no different. The enterprise-scale architecture prescribed in this guidance is based on the design principles that serve as a compass for subsequent design decisions across critical technical domains.