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How to determine what devices are connecting to a storage account

Introduction Have you ever wondered how to determine if any devices are still using a storage account blob, file, table, or queues? In this blog post I will talk about the process of setting up monitoring to understand if/what devices ... continue reading

Breaking Change notice: Upgrade to latest version of Operations Manager agent (MMA) by 1 Nov 2022

On 1 November 2022, Azure will no longer accept connections from older versions of the Operations Manager agent, also known as the Microsoft Monitoring Agent (MMA), that use SSL V1. If Operations Manager agent is setup to send data to Log ... continue reading

Breaking Change notice: Upgrade to latest version of Operations Manager agent (MMA) by 1 Nov 2022

On 1 November 2022, Azure will no longer accept connections from older versions of the Operations Manager agent, also known as the Microsoft Monitoring Agent (MMA), that use SSL V1. If Operations Manager agent is setup to send data to Log ... continue reading
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Check This Out! (CTO!) Guide (August 2022)

  Hi everyone! Brandon Wilson here once again with this month’s “Check This Out!” (CTO!) guide.   These posts are only intended to be your guide, to lead you to some content of interest, and are just a way we ... continue reading
Monitoring my hybrid environment – part 2?

Monitoring my hybrid environment – part 2?

Hello folks, 2 weeks ago, as part of my series on setting up my demo environment to reflect a typical hybrid (on-prem Azure) environment I covered the basics of what I needed to support operational requirements like monitoring/insights, patch management, ... continue reading
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High availability solutions on Microsoft Azure by SLES for SAP Applications

This post was co-authored with Sherry Yu, Director of SAP Success Architect, SUSE. In today’s business world, service availability and reliability are key to a successful digital transformation. Extensive downtime not only costs a business revenue and productivity, but may ... continue reading
Representation of the collaboration process used by SUSE and Microsoft to innovate, test and release support for high availability solutions for SAP.

High availability solutions on Microsoft Azure by SLES for SAP Applications

This post was co-authored with Sherry Yu, Director of SAP Success Architect, SUSE. In today’s business world, service availability and reliability are key to a successful digital transformation. Extensive downtime not only costs a business revenue and productivity, but may ... continue reading
A column chart comparing Google BigQuery, Snowflake, and Azure Data Explorer query execution times. The measurement is the sum of average query runs for all 19 queries by 50 concurrent users. The chart shows the following measurements: Google BigQuery 1159.15 Seconds, Snowflake 1238.47 seconds, and Azure Data Explorer 54.52 seconds.

Azure Data Explorer: Log and telemetry analytics benchmark

Azure Data Explorer (ADX), a component of Azure Synapse Analytics, is a highly scalable analytics service optimized for structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data. It provides users with an interactive query experience that unlocks insights from the ocean of ever-growing log ... continue reading
Planning the Monitoring of my hybrid environment.

Planning the Monitoring of my hybrid environment.

Hello folks, By now you may have read that I’ve rebuilt my demo environment to look like what a typical hybrid environment would look like. I did it slowly without having to rip and replace everything in my on-prem environment ... continue reading
PsRule: Introduction to Infrastructure As Code (IAC) Testing

PsRule: Introduction to Infrastructure As Code (IAC) Testing

Introduction One of the fundamental ideas of DevOps is to combine the best practices from the infrastructure and development worlds, to learn from each other. This means applying the concept of testing to our Infrastructure As Code (Bicep, Arm, etc) ... continue reading