Today’s Q&A post covers an interview between Siddharth Deekshit, Program Manager, Microsoft Azure Site Recovery engineering and Quentin Drion, IT Director of Infrastructure and Operations, MSC. MSC is a global shipping and logistics business, our conversation focused on their organization’s journey with Azure Site Recovery (ASR).
Azure Site Recovery now supports customization of networking configurations for test failover independent of failover settings.
Companies and cloud solutions teams by and large understand the need for a disaster recovery solution. One of the first steps while defining and choosing a disaster recovery plan is to perform a business impact analysis.
Choosing Azure for your applications and services allows you take advantage of a wide array of security tools and capabilities. These tools and capabilities help make it possible to create secure solutions on Azure.
When we released the capability of automatic update of agents used in disaster recovery of Azure VMs, the most frequent feedback we received was related to access control. The request from customers was to allow them to provide a previously created automation account – approved and created by a person who is entrusted with the right access in the subscription.
Azure Site Recovery enhances the monitoring experience of your VMware and physical workloads by introducing various health signals. These signals also provide scale guidance.
Storage spaces direct (S2D) lets you host a guest cluster on Microsoft Azure which is especially useful in scenarios where virtual machines (VMs) are hosting a critical application like SQL, Scale out file server, or SAP ASCS.
Over the last five years, a gradual shift is observed toward open source environments for a number of advantages over boxed open sources. Factors of lower cost, flexibility, security, performance, and community support for open source operating systems, primarily Linux distros have largely been driving this shift across organizations.
Azure is the first public cloud to offer native disaster recovery solution for applications running on IaaS. We want to start this year with a recap of all the new capabilities that we enabled in the last few months that customers have loved.
Azure offers built-in disaster recovery (DR) solution for Azure Virtual Machines through Azure Site Recovery. In addition to the broadest global coverage, Azure has the most comprehensive resiliency strategy in the industry from mitigating rack level failures with Availability Sets and data center failures with Availability Zones to protecting against large-scale events with failover to separate regions with Azure Site Recovery.