Management

ASOS: How they migrated from local monolith to microservices in Azure

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Today we are kicking of a new series on Microsoft Mechanics called "How we built it" to share the real-world architectural back stories and best practices as told by the technology architects in our customer organizations. We kick off the series with lead architect, Dave Green, from British online fashion retailer ASOS, to take a closer look at their design goals and approach for moving from a locally-operated monolith to a fully architected built-for-Cloud online retail system.

Director

Managing updates for your Azure VM

Monday, June 19, 2017

In this blog post, I will talk about how to use Update Management solution to manage updates for your Azure VMs. Right from within your Azure VM, you can quickly assess the status of available updates, initiate the process of installing required updates, and review deployment results to verify that updates were applied successfully to the VM.

Principal Program Manager, Operations Management Suite

Announcing public preview of disaster recovery for Azure IaaS virtual machines

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

I am excited to announce the public preview of replication and disaster recovery for Azure IaaS VMs using Azure Site Recovery (ASR). Customers can now protect and replicate their Azure IaaS applications to a different Azure region of their choice without deploying any infrastructure components or an appliance.

Principal Program Manager, Cloud + Enterprise

Sneak Peek - PowerShell in Azure Cloud Shell

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

At BUILD 2017, we announced the public availability of Azure Cloud Shell, which supports the Bash shell in a Linux environment. We are working to add PowerShell support to the Azure Cloud Shell. Our goal is to give you the choice to use the shell that you are most comfortable with to get your work done. To sign-up for a limited preview of PowerShell in Azure Cloud Shell, please fill out this sign-up form.

Principal Program Manager, PowerShell