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Azure Blob Versioning and AzCopy

Azure Blob Versioning when enabled is a feature that will automatically maintain previous versions of an object.  This allows you to restore an earlier version to recover your data if it was modified or deleted by mistake.   Which is a ... continue reading
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AzUpdate: Automatic guest VM patching, Availability Zones in Migrate, Universal Print integration

The seasons are changing as we crawl through 2020 - while the Northern Hemisphere says goodbye to summer and many students return to school, the Southern Hemisphere is shrugging off winter jackets and watching gardens come back to life. Wherever ... continue reading
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Az Update: New Windows Virtual Desktop capabilities, NFS support for Azure Blob Storage, and more!

This week some important Windows Virtual Desktop features moved to be generally available (hello audio and video redirection!), the Android Remote Desktop client now also supports WVD and Azure AD App Proxy now supports the Remote Desktop Services web client, ... continue reading
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Azure Mini Fun Bytes: How to setup Azure Blob Storage

If you need to store many objects in the cloud, like pictures, videos, logs, or any other kinds of unstructured data, using a storage blob on Azure is a perfect option. In this post, I walk through the steps of ... continue reading

Benchmarking SQL Server and Azure SQL with WorkloadTools | Data Exposed: MVP Edition

Lifting and shifting your application to the cloud is extremely easy, on paper. The hard truth is that the only way to know for sure how it is going to perform is to test it. Benchmarking on-premises is hard enough, ... continue reading
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Run high scale workloads on Blob storage with new 200 TB object sizes

Azure Blob storage is a massively scalable object storage solution that serves from small amounts to hundreds of petabytes of data per customer across a diverse set of data types, including logging, documents, media, genomics, seismic processing, and more. Read ... continue reading
PowerShell Basics: How to Delete Microsoft Teams Cache for All Users

PowerShell Basics: How to Delete Microsoft Teams Cache for All Users

Sometimes there is a need to delete Microsoft Teams cache to quicken the adoption of an in-band policy change or simply troubleshoot an issue. The challenge here is that the cache for Microsoft Teams is in multiple directories. This can ... continue reading
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Azure Files support and new updates in advanced threat protection for Azure Storage

A year ago we announced the general availability of advanced threat protection for Azure Storage, to help our customers better protect their data in blob containers from the growing risk of cyberattacks. Since then, advanced threat protection for Azure Storage ... continue reading
Azure Mini Fun Bytes: How to create a static web site using blob storage

Azure Mini Fun Bytes: How to create a static web site using blob storage

This week I discuss the fundamentals of Azure storage in this live session. I take you through a few real-world problems and find some solutions. We'll cover Azures Storage and solve three problems using it. How do I create a ... continue reading
Diagram of a high-level view of the global Azure.com architecture.

How Azure.com operates on Azure part 2: Technology and architecture

When you’re the company that builds the cloud platforms used by millions of people, your own cloud content needs be served up fast. Azure.com—a complex, cloud-based application that serves millions of people every day—is built entirely from Azure components and ... continue reading