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Intact Service Employs Containers to Migrate Desktop Apps to Azure

Source:-containerjournal.com Intact this week launched a ReAccess service through which it leverages microservices, functions and containers to migrate existing database applications based on Microsoft Access and other desktop databases to the Cosmos DB service running on the Microsoft Azure cloud. To facilitate the transition to ReAccess, Intact also unfurled a managed PowerLine cloud service for automating application delivery that ensures all data stored on the Azure cloud is automatically encrypted at rest. Company CEO J. Larry Aultman says that although many desktop

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Azure Active Directory Getting Custom Roles and MFA Improvements

Source:-redmondmag.com Microsoft this month announced a couple of Azure Active Directory improvements with regard to custom roles and multifactor authentication support that are available now and on the horizon. Custom Roles Preview This week Microsoft announced a preview of an easier way to create custom roles as part of the role-based access control (RBAC) feature of the Azure Active Directory identity and access management service. The preview of custom roles is available now in the Azure Portal. The RBAC feature

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Microsoft giving priority on Azure capacity to coronavirus response effort

Source:-crn.com.au Microsoft is not ruling out the possibility of Azure capacity constraints resulting from a spike in cloud computing demand amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. And in the event of any constraints, Microsoft is pledging to prioritize cloud capacity for first responders as well as health care and government organizations, the company said in a blog post. Keeping the Teams collaboration platform running is also a priority, the company said. “As demand continues to grow, if we are faced with

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Your occasional storage digest, featuring Rackspace, AWS, Nvidia Covid-19 initiatives and more

Source:-blocksandfiles.com The Covid-19 pandemic dominates this week’s storage roundup with Rackspace, Nvidia and AWS seeking to support researchers into the coronavirus. And in other news, Acronis is using Western Digital JBODs in its data centres and Huawei has notched up another storage benchmark. Finally, we have assembled items from CTERA, Igneous, iXsystems, NGD, Scale Computing and others to help while away your stay-at-home hours. Rackspace, AWS and Nvidia COVID-19 initiatives Rackspace has developed special offers to help customers affected by

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Azure Insights: Kubernetes API access; Firewall updates; Certifications; Cloud native and serverless

Source:-msdynamicsworld.com Microsoft Azure pros share their thoughts on security Kubernetes API access, Firewall updates in February, changes to certifications and the impact of cloud-native, serverless and containerized tech. Securing Kubernetes API access Richard Hooper, writing on Pixel Robots, explained how to secure access to the Kubernetes API on an Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) cluster. By default, the API is internet accessible with HTTPS. Initially, Hooper cleared up any confusion for readers of his recent blogs pertaining to role-based access control

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Microsoft Azure has AWS hearing footsteps. It’s time you listened too.

Source:-thenextweb.com Get familiar with the fastest-growing cloud services platform around with this intensive Microsoft Azure 203 certification training for just $29.99. It’s strange to ever think of Microsoft as a little guy underdog in any arena, but as far as cloud computing goes, they’re still just one of the chasers trailing the monolithic market share grip of Amazon Web Services (AWS). But with Microsoft’s Azure not-so-quietly creeping from 14 percent of the cloud market in 2018 to almost 18 percent

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NZ Internal Affairs shifts RealMe citizen digital identity services to Azure

Source:-zdnet.com The RealMe Login and Assertion Services will be transitioned from a custom-made, legacy platform to a cloud-based platform by 30 June 2020. The New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs will be shifting its citizen digital identity services to the cloud, with the “RealMe Login and Assertion Services” to be transitioned come June 30. CLOUD Cloud computing: Spending is breaking records, Microsoft Azure slowly closes the gap on AWS cto combine its Windows client and hardware teams under Chief Product

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AZURE DEVOPS: ULTIMATE TOOL TO MANAGE INFRASTRUCTURE-AS-A-CODE

Source:-techgenix.com Azure DevOps is the complete package and management tool to plan and track tasks and teams, version control of your code, automate deployments, testing, documentation, and much more. Sometimes it is overlooked by infrastructure professionals as the primary tool to manage Microsoft Azure. Azure DevOps can be the single location to manage all your subscriptions as infrastructure-as-a-code (IaaC) and save you time and money using an integrated tool with the Microsoft platform. In this article, we are going to

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Get to know cloud IoT services on AWS, Azure and Google Cloud

Source:-searchcloudcomputing.techtarget.com Use this rundown of IoT offerings from AWS, Microsoft and Google to help decide which best suits your needs for collecting, processing and analyzing device data in the cloud. AWS, Microsoft and Google offer a range of cloud IoT services, as each tries to gain a foothold in this emerging market. It’s up to IT teams and entrepreneurs inside businesses to analyze what’s out there and determine which service best meets their needs. The IoT cloud market is roughly

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Azure Insights: Keda; Teams, Azure AD; VPN Gateway; 10 years of Azure

Source:-msdynamicsworld.com Azure pros share their thoughts on installing keda, controlling Teams with Azure AD, configuring Azure VPN Gateway, and the platform’s evolution. Deploying Keda In a recent blog post on Pixel Robots, Richard Hooper explored the role of keda, short for Kubernetes-based Event Driven Autoscaler. Using custom resources such as ScaledObjects and TriggerAuthentication, it generates YAML files with parameters for scaling containers in a Kubernetes cluster. YAML files help to inform horizontal pod autoscalers. According to Hooper, users can install

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