What is the core of Azure?

Why do we care what is the core of Azure?

Here is why. It seems Microsoft marketing has overwhelmed the target audience with dozens of made to be equally important Azure “services” (for the lack of better word). The “full Monty”: Posters, charts and animations. It is enough for Azure newcomer (developer or decision maker) to make and keep her dizzy, instead of producing focused and relaxed visitor, when entering the Azure yonder.

Key Azure Components
Abstract shapes or Key Azure Components?

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Azure Cloud Focus : Nano Server Nano Role

Containers in the Azure Cloud
Containers in the Azure Cloud

More than a year ago I was (as a lot of others where too) excitedly speculating about Microsoft Windows Nano Server.

And than “boom”! Mid last year Microsoft has changed it’s role. And many MVP’s and Admin’s started wailing immediately. Continue reading “Azure Cloud Focus : Nano Server Nano Role”

The real costs of owning the IT landscape

IT rely hit this time
IT realy hit this time

Manage the costs, before they manage you

But it might contain some pieces of information that might come handy to more than few CxO ‘s right now. Especially if the said CxO ‘sare given the responsibility to “own” the IT landscape in some medium or large organization. Approx 50  seats onward, complexity depending.

In this context, and perhaps because of this post, I might be called a bit of a pessimist., which is calling himself a realist.

Side note:  Perhaps looking for good copy/paste opportunity?  Click here for your required dose.

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If it would be that simple

[Update 2017 May 05 ]

One succinct text on what constitutes good VPN architecture might be found here.

[Original post]

Amazon has (at last) released Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). An integral part of its successful Amazon Web Services Cloud platform.  I too have skimmed through this one article.

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