Azure Security Center (ASC) is a Microsoft Azure service which provides a unified security management solution for Azure subscribers. ASC offers advanced threat protection services and works across hybrid clouds letting you manage the security of both cloud and on-premise workloads.
In previous posts, we covered various topics in Azure and explored some of the core offerings from raw computing capability and storage plus compared how Azure stacks up against other major cloud offerings such as Amazon’s AWS and Googles Cloud Platform. In this blog post, we look at Azure again; specifically, how the platform lets developers build and support chatbots at scale. Whether you’re new to chatbots or already have some experience, we’re sure you’ll find some new insights.
Azure SQL is Microsoft’s cloud offering of a database as a service using the Microsoft SQL Server Engine. It is built using the SQL server database technology and is tailored for the Azure cloud platform. Azure SQL makes it possible for organizations to store all of its relational data in the Azure cloud and quickly and upscale or downscale the size of the databases as business requires. It also offers a fully managed, intelligent, reliable, and secure database service.
There has been significant growth in the adoption of cloud services over the past few years as businesses discover the advantages of hosting services and applications on this flexible, efficient, and scalable platform. However, as many have discovered, the journey to the cloud is not a simple exercise if legacy on-premise services and applications form part of the organization’s enterprise IT environment. Moving on-premise applications and services to the cloud, or integrating these systems with cloud services, requires a comprehensive cloud migration strategy.
Microsoft Azure is a world-leading public cloud platform which provides a robust, scalable, and flexible Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering. The Azure IaaS platform gives you the ability to create Virtual Machines (VMs) in seconds from a set of predefined images which have been created by Microsoft and other parties. This VM solution offers true flexibility to choose from a variety of workloads offering support for a range of operating systems from Microsoft Server 2008 R2 to various flavors of Linux.