Sarah is a Cloud Advocate for Microsoft. In this Discover STEM video Sarah talks about cloud computing, including explaining the basic principles behind the technology, using terms like servers, data centres and computing power. She provides some advantages and disadvantages of using the technology and also provide examples for how industry might use cloud technology in the future.
Running analytics on real-time data is a challenge many data engineers are facing today. But not all analytics can be done in real time! Many are dependent on the volume of the data and the processing requirements. Even logic conditions are becoming a bottleneck. For example, think about join operations on huge tables with more […]
It might be snowing in parts of the Northern Hemisphere, but we won't let that stop us from sharing Azure news with you. News covered this week includes: New Azure Portal updates for November 2020, Azure Resource Manager template support for Azure file share backup, How to use Windows Admin Center on-premises to manage Azure Windows Server VMs, Multiple new features for Azure VPN Gateway now Generally Available, and our Microsoft Learn Module of the Week.
If you've built and managed Windows Servers in an on-premises environment, you may have a set of configuration steps as well as regular process and monitoring alerts, to ensure that server is as secure as possible. But if you run a Windows Server VM in Azure, apart from not having to manage the physical security of the underlying compute hardware, what on-premises concepts still apply, what may you need to alter and what capabilities of Azure should you include?