Tag Archives: Azure

Automated Everything with SQL Server on IaaS VMs

COREY SANDERSDirector of Program Management, Azure Today, we are excited to announce support for automated backup and automated patching, available directly in the portal for SQL Server Azure Virtual Machines. Both of these features are built with the new SQL … Continue reading

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Running Critical Application Workloads on Microsoft Azure D-Series Virtual Machines

On the Azure Customer Advisory Team (AzureCAT), we’ve been testing the performance of one of the latest generations of hardware components now being introduced into our public cloud called the D-Series. And what’s especially cool is how they can help … Continue reading

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Microsoft Enhances Windows Azure

Microsoft released another massive set of enhancements to Windows Azure.  The New capabilities include: Storage: Import/Export Hard Disk Drives to your Storage Accounts with built-in support for BitLocker disk encryption HDInsight: General Availability of our Hadoop Service in the cloud … Continue reading

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SQL Azure limit increased

SQL Azure database size limit increased to 150 GB from 50 GB.  This will be a huge benefit for migrating current Windows applications to Windows Azure.

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Janet Launches Education Cloud Framework | TechWeekEurope UK

Janet, the government-funded education and research network, has selected eight suppliers for its first cloud infrastructure framework. The framework will offer a wide range of services including co-location, private and hybrid cloud services and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) to Janet-connected organisations such as higher education … Continue reading

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