Public preview for Azure Archive Blob Storage and Blob-Level Tiering

Azure Archive Blob Storage is in public preview now. I had the chance to be part of the private preview and to test the new storage tier for some weeks. Learn in this blog post what you can use Azure Archive Blob Storage for and how to automate changing the access tier.

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summer break is over and it’s time to prepare for Microsoft Ignite 2017. Who will be there? Unfortunately, I cannot attend this year’s conference but nevertheless I wish you all the best of learning, networking and having fun in Orlando this fall. You’re not sure what to put into your schedule? Read my 2016 Ignite blog post here. Continue reading “Public preview for Azure Archive Blob Storage and Blob-Level Tiering”

StorSimple – hybrid storage in a cloudy IT

Learn how StorSimple can improve your TCO and why it’s best suitable to support your cloud strategy.

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nowadays, talking about IT infrastructure means talking about weather. Clouds are everywhere and in order to avoid thunderstorms you need to have an appropriate transition strategy. Azure StorSimple is one of those services that are often underrated but can improve your TCO enormously.

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Azure Resource Manager Storage Accounts: How to plan your storage architecture V2

Planning Azure storage architecture means knowing about the infrastructure behind. Learn how to automatically deploy ARM Storage Accounts in this blog post.

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in spring 2016 I’ve published a blog post on how to automatically create ASM storage accounts and what to consider in order to speed up blob transfers. Today I invite you to learn how to automatically create ARM Storage Accounts and what’s the difference.

Continue reading “Azure Resource Manager Storage Accounts: How to plan your storage architecture V2”

Azure German national cloud supported as Azure environment in PowerShell

Hey folks,

I just realized the fact that in Azure PowerShell module 1.4.0. support for Azure German national cloud was added. Continue reading “Azure German national cloud supported as Azure environment in PowerShell”

Azure Storage Accounts: How to plan your architecture to speed up blob transfers

Storage Accounts, Availability Sets and Storage Stamps are terms you will often be confronted with when you deal with Azure Storage. But what do these terms mean and how can you use your knowledge of them to speed up your cloud storage and enhance the availability of your systems? Continue reading “Azure Storage Accounts: How to plan your architecture to speed up blob transfers”

Blob migration between Azure datacenters

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Functionality in Azure Germany is getting more and more and the German cloud is supposed to go live within the second half of 2016. I am one of the lucky testers in private preview and today I want to show you if and how you can achieve a migration of your storage blobs from the Azure cloud worldwide to Azure Germany. Continue reading “Blob migration between Azure datacenters”