Infrastructure as a service and cloud computing have revolutionized the IT landscape in the past few years, but the truth is that companies rarely jump on board with the latest trends unless they’re compelled to do so—it’s just human nature. Companies, and the people that operate them, are often content to stroll along the same […]
Blockchain was developed over a decade ago and came into the public domain when Satoshi Nakamoto released the whitepaper entitled "Bitcoin: A Peer to Peer Electronic Cash System." Even though Satoshi's true identity remains unknown, the impact his whitepaper has had on technology cannot be disputed. Not only did it launch the cryptocurrency revolution, but it also spawned a whole new solution domain founded on Bitcoin's blockchain technology.
An Azure Network is a logical isolation and representation of a network in the cloud. Since Azure’s core services use virtualization, we refer to these networks as Virtual Networks (VNet). These VNets can provision and manage Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) on Azure, connect with different VNets on Azure, link the Azure VNets with the on-premises environment, and much more.
Microsoft Azure Storage is a managed cloud storage service which is secure, scalable, durable, redundant, and highly available. Within Azure, there are two types of storage accounts, five types of storage, four levels of data redundancy, and three tiers for storing files. This article will primarily be focusing on the blob storage option of Azure storage, and its primary goal is to dig deep into the blobs of Azure.
Virtualization has had a monumental impact on IT infrastructure in the past decade, and one could argue that virtualization is the catalyst which created the explosive growth we see in cloud services today.