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1407, 2018

What are Web and Worker Roles in Microsoft Azure?

By |July 14th, 2018|Azure Glossary, Cloud Platforms, Microsoft Azure|3 Comments

Before delving into the difference between a Web Role and a Worker Role in Azure Cloud Services, let’s first review what are Azure Cloud Services and Cloud Service Roles.
Table of Contents

What are Azure Cloud Services?
What is an Azure Cloud Service Role?
What is a Web Role?
What is a Worker Role?
Differences […]

2006, 2018

Connect Azure using VPN Gateway to AWS VPC

By |June 20th, 2018|AWS, Azure How To, Cloud Monitoring, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

 

In this post, we will see how a virtual network in Azure connects to an AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) with the help of a virtual network gateway. For a guide on how to connect AWS VPC to Azure using the dedicated VPN connection see this post.
Table of Contents:

Insight into the environment
Azure […]

1605, 2018

Connect Amazon VPC to Azure using dedicated VPN connection

By |May 16th, 2018|AWS, Azure How To, Cloud Platforms, IT Management, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

 

In this post, we will see how an AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) connects to Azure infrastructure using the dedicated VPN connection. For a guide on how to connect Azure using VPN Gateway to AWS VPC see this post.
Table of Contents:

Insight into the environment
Azure connection setup
AWS connection setup
Testing the […]

903, 2018

Top 5 Performance Metrics Every Azure Administrator Should Monitor

By |March 9th, 2018|Azure How To, Cloud Monitoring, IT Management, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

Microsoft Azure is an enterprise-class cloud computing infrastructure that provides robust IT resources for modern business applications.  Although Azure SLA promises the supreme quality of services, Azure administrators play their part in ensuring the optimal performance of their applications. So as an Azure administrator, how would you evaluate the performance of your Microsoft Azure infrastructure? […]

1306, 2017

Failover with Traffic Manager from Azure to AWS

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

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 […]

1605, 2017

Failover with Route 53 from Azure to AWS

By |May 16th, 2017|AWS, Azure How To, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

In this post, we will see how Amazon Route 53 can assist to smoothly failover from one unhealthy resource to a healthy resource with (almost) no impact to users.

This will be covered throughout the post:

Amazon Route 53 basics
Steps to achieve DNS failover
Hands-on to achieve DNS failover

Amazon Route 53 gives the customer the […]

1605, 2017

Using Amazon CloudFront with Azure Blob Storage

By |May 16th, 2017|AWS, Azure How To, Cloud Platforms, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

In this post, we will see how Amazon CloudFront can deliver content out of Azure blob storage.

These are the topics touched throughout the post:

Azure Blob Storage basics
Amazon CloudFront basics
Amazon Route 53 basics
Hands-on to implement the delivery of data using Amazon CloudFront

This is how various services mentioned in the post interact with […]

1204, 2017

Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets – The Basics

By |April 12th, 2017|Azure How To, IT Management, Microsoft Azure|2 Comments

In this post, we are going to discuss Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets (VMSS).

We will learn:

What VM scale sets are
How are VM scale sets configured
When to use VM scale sets

Scale sets provide an ability to deploy and manage multiple identical VMs. Scaling in and out allows Azure administrators to increase or decrease […]

1004, 2017

Support for monitoring and automation of Azure VM Scale Sets and Service Fabric

By |April 10th, 2017|Cloud Automation, Cloud Monitoring, General, Microsoft Azure, New Features, News & Press|0 Comments

In April of 2016, Microsoft released Azure VM Scale Sets (VMSS).  Referred by many, as the successor to Azure Cloud Services, VMSS service provides management of multiple ubiquitous load-balanced Virtual Machines as a single logical unit.  This is especially useful for compute workloads, such as worker pools or web farms comprised of multiple servers doing […]

1403, 2017

Delegate DNS domain from AWS to Azure

By |March 14th, 2017|AWS, Azure How To, General|0 Comments

In this post, we will see how you can delegate your DNS domain from AWS to Azure.

First let’s discuss few basic things about the AWS and Azure services that will allow us to do this.

Amazon Route 53 is the AWS service that allows three functions to be performed:

Domain names registration – allows the user […]