Monthly Archives: August 2019

Your single source for Azure best practices

August 13, 2019

Optimizing your Azure workloads can feel like a time-consuming task. With so many services that are constantly evolving, it’s challenging to stay on top of, let alone implement, the latest best practices and ensure you’re operating in a cost-efficient manner that delivers security, performance, and reliability.

Senior Program Manager, Azure

Announcing the preview of GitHub Actions for Azure

August 13, 2019

On Thursday, August 8, 2019, GitHub announced the preview of GitHub Actions with support for Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD). Actions makes it possible to create simple, yet powerful pipelines and automate software compilation and delivery. Today, we are announcing the preview of GitHub Actions for Azure.

Principal Program Manager, Azure DevOps

Rapidly develop blockchain solutions, but avoid the complexities

August 12, 2019

After first emerging as the basis for the Bitcoin protocol, blockchain has since gained momentum as a way to digitize business processes that extend beyond the boundaries of a single organization. While digital currencies use the shared ledger to track transactions and balances, enterprises are coming together to use the ledger in a different way.

Principal Manufacturing Industry Lead, Azure Industry Experiences Team

Building resilient Azure ExpressRoute connectivity for business continuity and disaster recovery

August 8, 2019

Moving business-critical workloads demand a disaster recovery strategy not only for the frontend network connectivity to the workloads, but also for backend network connectivity directly to organizations. We share the best practices, architecture, and Azure Networking features that help maximize high availability and ExpressRoute connectivity for disaster recovery. The architecture leverages existing geo-redundant ExpressRoute circuits of an organization additionally for disaster recovery.

Program Manager, Azure Networking