Cloud

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.

Getting Started with Azure Migrate

by Michael Teske

This article will provide a quick overview of Microsoft's free Azure Migrate service. This service can help you assess your on-prem VMware environment to determine what workloads are ready for Azure and what your operational expense may look like by providing scaled cost estimates.

Debating Office 365 Robustness and Stability

by Tony Redmond

In yesterday's MJFChat, Mary-Jo Foley and I discussed the stability and robustness of Office 365 among other topics. The transcript is now online for your reading pleasure, but you might want to opt for the recording instead, if only because my frequent use of "Uh" and "Um" might be less noticeable.