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Diagram showing the Private Link topology. Starting from services attached to Private Link, then linked and made available in the customer VNet through a Private Endpoint.

Announcing Azure Private Link

Customers love the scale of Azure that gives them the ability to expand across the globe, while being highly available. Through the rapidly growing adoption of Azure, customers need to access the data and services privately and securely from their ... continue reading
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Reducing SAP implementations from months to minutes with Azure Logic Apps

It's always been a tricky business to handle mission-critical processes. Much of the technical debt that companies assume comes from having to architect systems that have multiple layers of redundancy, to mitigate the chance of outages that may severely impact ... continue reading
expressroute

Building Resilient ExpressRoute Connectivity for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

As more and more organizations adopt Azure for their business-critical workloads, the connectivity between organizations’ on-premises networks and Microsoft becomes crucial. ExpressRoute provides the private connectivity between on-premises networks and Microsoft. By default, an ExpressRoute circuit provides redundant network connections ... continue reading
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Choosing between Azure VNet Peering and VNet Gateways

As customers adopt Azure and the cloud, they need fast, private, and secure connectivity across regions and Azure Virtual Networks (VNets). Based on the type of workload, customer needs vary. For example, if you want to ensure data replication across ... continue reading
Azure Bastion architecture

Accessing virtual machines behind Azure Firewall with Azure Bastion

Azure Virtual Network enables a flexible foundation for building advanced networking architectures. Managing heterogeneous environments with various types of filtering components, such as Azure Firewall or your favorite network virtual appliance (NVA), requires a little bit of planning. Azure Bastion, ... continue reading
Working with Azure SQL Managed Instance using Azure CLI

Working with Azure SQL Managed Instance using Azure CLI

First published on MSDN on Sep 03, 2018 Azure Command Line Interface (CLI) is a command line library that enables you to quickly and easily work with your Azure SQL Managed Instances. In this post, you will see some basic ... continue reading
Validate your Azure network environment for SQL Managed Instance

Validate your Azure network environment for SQL Managed Instance

First published on MSDN on Jul 12, 2018 Azure SQL Managed Instance is a fully managed PaaS SQL Server Database Engine hosted in Azure cloud that is placed in Azure Virtual network, and you need to ensure that your network ... continue reading
Deploy Azure SQL Managed Instance network environment using ARM

Deploy Azure SQL Managed Instance network environment using ARM

First published on MSDN on Jul 02, 2018 Azure SQL Managed Instance is fully managed SQL Server instance hosted in Azure cloud. You would need to prepare Azure environment where SQL Managed Instance will be hosted before you create your ... continue reading
How to configure network for Azure SQL Managed Instance

How to configure network for Azure SQL Managed Instance

First published on MSDN on Mar 14, 2018 Azure SQL Managed Instance is fully managed SQL Server instance hosted in Azure cloud and placed in your Azure Virtual Network. In this post, I will explain how you can prepare network ... continue reading
Microsoft Mechanics episode - HSBC's PayMe for Business app

How HSBC built its PayMe for Business app on Microsoft Azure

Bank-grade security, super-fast transactions, and analytics If you live in Asia or have ever traveled there, you’ve probably witnessed the dramatic impact that mobile technology has had on all aspects of day to day life. In Hong Kong in particular, ... continue reading