An Insight into Azure’s Container Registry

The latest version of Azure Container Registry is now available in three options:

–    Basic.

–    Standard.

–    Premium.

These registries have been made available by Microsoft within three major regions including West Central United States, Western Europe, and the Eastern United States. It is being claimed by the authorities that the support for other regions will continue to […]

By |July 21st, 2017|Azure News, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

Running Azure Batch Jobs Using Azure CLI

When Microsoft introduced the Azure Batch, It’s was mainly targeted for two major segments of professionals:

The segment which was producing Software as a Service (SaaS).
The segment which was related to client solutions and it had to run several applications and algorithms on a large scale.

Developers are entrusted with the task of integrating the […]

By |July 21st, 2017|Azure News, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

Nested Virtualization in Microsoft Azure: A Latest Breakthrough

The idea of nested virtualization using any extension or batch files was considered merely a concept once. Now, Microsoft has successfully turned this idea into reality by enabling the nested virtualization via EV3 and DV3 Virtual Machine sizes. The representative of technical support staff has further promised that they will continue to expand the horizon […]

By |July 20th, 2017|Azure News, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

Failover with Traffic Manager from Azure to AWS

This post follows the same approach that we saw in Failover with Route 53 from Azure to AWS, but now the failover will be taken care of by Azure Traffic Manager.

The post will also show how CloudMonix can monitor the web app hosting the website on Azure.

CloudMonix offers advanced monitoring and automation features for Microsoft […]

By |June 13th, 2017|AWS, Azure How To, Cloud Monitoring, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

Connect Azure using VPN Gateway to AWS VPC

In this post, we will see how a virtual network in Azure connects to an AWS Virtual Private Cloud(VPC) using a virtual network gateway. As a bonus, CloudMonix will start monitoring the virtual network gateway.

This post provides another point of view on how you can connect an AWS VPC to Azure using dedicated VPN connection […]

By |May 25th, 2017|AWS, Azure How To, Cloud Monitoring, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

Receive CloudMonix notifications in Slack or HipChat

 

Many teams are using tools like Slack or HipChat to collaborate more effectively in real time. Often people keep their chat apps open all day, which makes them also a very convenient tool for receiving notifications that require immediate attention.

In addition to providing amazing team communication, tools like Slack and Hipchat can be integrated […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Cloud Monitoring, Drip, General, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

How to reboot Azure VM Scale Sets on schedule?

Azure VM Scale Sets allows users to configure a set of ubiquitous VMs in the Azure cloud that share configuration and are treated as a single unit from the logical perspective, e.g. they’re automatically load-balanced. VM Scale Sets is also the technology underneath Microsoft’s Azure Service Fabric and Azure Batch.

CloudMonix is a cloud monitoring and […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Cloud Automation, Drip, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

How to track Azure costs per customer or per application?

Many organizations need to track their Azure costs at various levels of granularity.  Popular use cases cover chargebacks to internal departments, tracking of costs by customer, specific application, etc.

Azure’s inherent categorization of its resources allows users to categorize resources by tags or resource groups.

Resource Groups are often used to group resources by an application or […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Cloud Automation, Cloud Monitoring, Drip, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

How to automatically control Azure costs

Many organizations need to track costs of their Azure resources and ensure they don’t exceed a certain budget. However, as the number of systems and individual resources grows, it may be really difficult to achieve.

CloudMonix monitors Azure Billing to track utilization and costs per individual resource, systems, departments or customers.  Additionally, since costs can […]

By |May 18th, 2017|Cloud Automation, Cloud Monitoring, Drip, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

How to automatically restart a crashed Web App with CloudMonix

Generic checks like pinging website hosted by the Web App or monitoring response times are basic methods to ensure Azure Web Apps are operating correctly. 

Apart from verifying that website is responsive, CloudMonix allows its users to detect outages and to automatically restart crashed WebApps.

In this article we’ll show how to configure CloudMonix to automatically restart […]

By |May 18th, 2017|Cloud Automation, Cloud Monitoring, Drip, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments