Topic: azure

Microsoft adds new enhancements to Azure

Microsoft has announced new advancements to Azure at the GeekWire Cloud Tech Summit in Seattle today. The company released Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2, which is a scalable data lake solution for big data analytics. With this solution, all data can coexist in a single store without needing to be copied, allowing for greater speed … continue reading

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 focuses on bridging infrastructures

SUSE today announced the release of its latest operating system SUSE Linux Enterprise 15. The company says version 15 is designed to help companies going through a digital transformation, and focuses on bridging multimodal IT infrastructures. “As organizations around the world transform their enterprise systems to embrace modern and agile technologies, multiple infrastructures for different … continue reading

Microsoft’s Corey Sanders provides more insight into Azure migration

Microsoft has divided the process of moving on-premises workloads and applications to the cloud into three key steps: Assess, migrate and optimize. Once the assessment of existing infrastructure, applications and dependencies is complete, there are four general options for undergoing an application migration to Azure. Those are: re-hosting or lift and shift, refactoring with containers, … continue reading

The migration to Microsoft Azure

One of the first things cloud architect Bill Zack did after moving from Connecticut to Nashville in 2013 was to form a Microsoft Azure User Group. Launched with just four initial members, the Nashville Azure User Group has a membership well above 800 and growing. “It’s been exploding,” Zack says of the user group in … continue reading

Microsoft Azure Containers Instances now available

Microsoft has announced a new way to run containers without having to manage servers. Azure Container Instances (ACI) is a serverless solution for Linux and Windows containers. “ACI offers you an on-demand compute service delivering rapid deployment of containers with no VM management and automatic, elastic scale,” Corey Sanders, corporate vice president of Azure for … continue reading

JFrog brings Kubernetes registry to Amazon Web Services Marketplace

JFrog has announced it is bringing a Kubernetes registry with Helm, Docker, npm and universal repository to the Amazon Web Services Marketplace. According to the company, this is the first Kubernetes Registry available on AWS. The registry is available through JFrog Artifactory Cloud solution. Artifactory Cloud is a secure private Docker Registry for hosting local … continue reading

Microsoft Azure Availability Zones now available to select regions

Microsoft has announced the release of Azure Availability Zones beginning with select regions in the United States and Europe. Azure Availability Zones were first introduced last year at Microsoft Ignite. The zones are fault-isoled locations within an Azure region and each one has its own independent power source, network, and cooling. “With Availability Zones, in … continue reading

Microsoft to acquire file storage provider Avere Systems

Microsoft has agreed to acquire file storage provider, Avere Systems. Avere Systems offers NFS and SMB file-based storage for Linux and Windows clients, whether they are running in cloud, hybrid, or on-premise environments. According to the company, Avere provides low-latency data access to data center storage resources. It allows customers to share computer and storage resources … continue reading

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