Azure Virtual Machines

Everything You Need to Know About Azure – March 2020 Edition

by Aidan Finn

At times like this, chatting about cool new features in Azure is a lot less important than what’s surrounding us all, and impacting some of us either directly or indirectly, now. But you know what? A distraction from the fear, worry, or self-imposed incarceration can be a good thing. So let’s crack on with it, and let’s talk about the cool new IaaS features that Azure launched during the last month.

Disaster Recovery with Azure Backup for SQL Server VMs

by Michael Otey

Running VMs in the cloud has become a big part of the modernization of IT infrastructure for most businesses. However, even though those VMs that are in the cloud, the backup mechanisms that they use to provide disaster recovery (DR) capabilities are essentially the same as they would use for on-premise VMs. They often use legacy technologies that require a lot of resources and are difficult to scale.