Nano Server, Hyper-V Containers and Swarm Yesterday Microsoft announced a couple things, Nano Sever in Server vNext, which is available to partners and I would guess to the public at Ignite. The other announcement which is more interesting is the Hyper-V containers, running on Nano Server of course. They also kind of snuck in support […]
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Microsoft added the ability to allow Android devices to register in Azure Active Directory. This also allows them to take advantage of SSO for apps that use Active Directory Auth Library to AD. In the article is also states that policy support for all Azure AD connected apps is in the works which then allows […]
Microsoft announced today the Azure AD Basic is available. It includes four additional features not available in Azure AD Free version. Company branding to match your internal LAN’s styling and logo. Group-based application access for your cloud hosted apps. With the ability to query your own directory to build and populate groups or build them […]
The supported configuration is illustrated in the above diagram. The DPM installation prerequisites remain the same, as described in the TechNet documentation. DPM is supported on any Azure IaaS virtual machine that is size A2 or higher. DPM can protect workloads that run across multiple Azure cloud services that have the same Azure virtual […]
Some basics if you are new to containers. Applications run inside containers. Containers believe they are running on an independent operating system but in fact they are running in isolated partitions sharing a single operating system while other containers are also running other applications using the same operating system. Where in traditional hypervisor virtualization a server will […]
Microsoft Increases OneDrive’s File Size Limit. Microsoft has started increasing OneDrive’s file size limit from 2GB to an unknown new maximum. Dropbox has an upload limit of 10GB. Google Drive’s limit maxes out at 5TB. I would expect Microsoft OneDrive to be closer to Googles limit if they want to really compete.
Microsoft has now promised to deliver a service-level agreement (SLA) of 99.99 percent availability, equivalent to a downtime of just 53 minutes per year. This will come as a welcome increase from the 99.95 percent previously delivered, particularly given the number of Azure outages that have occurred in recent weeks. Alongside this, the firm has […]