My previous article on the subject of adding a swap file to an Amazon EC2 instance focused on adding the swap file to the instance storage (also known as ephemeral storage) that comes with certain Amazon EC2 instances. This article discusses how you can still leverage the concept of swap files even on “EBS only” Amazon EC2 instances.
AWS, Azure, Cloud
I love cloud stuff. This section of my website chronicles my work that is directly (or not so directly) related to cloud computing. These are some of the fun cloud stuff I have had time to write about (or that I consider sufficiently relevant to post). Here you will find AWS, Azure, and non-vendor specific cloud computing articles as well as some more traditional server work that I dabble into.
Cloud computing has become one of the most talked-about subjects in the world of corporate IT. However, in spite of the hype, there’s also a strong case against cloud-based services, particularly in certain situations. This article takes a look at the more problematic side of cloud computing while comparing it directly to its on-premises alternatives.
Part 2 of my series on setting up a SharePoint 2016 development or test farm on Azure using Azure PowerShell. This article focuses on the domain controller virtual machine deployment and configuration. It includes lots of details that are re-used in the subsequent parts.
Recent events have demonstrated just how insecure cloud storage can be. But there are steps you can take to keep yourself and your data safe. This post takes a look at several steps users can take to protect their most sensitive images and documents.
A double revolution is happening to digital content. First, the companies that sell most of the content we consume are suddenly being forced to compete with most of the cloud companies that store and stream that content for them. Second, so much content is streamed or stored in the cloud that consumers no longer actually own or possess any of the content they pay for. This article examines these fundamental changes to content distribution and ownership.
Part 3 of my series on setting up a SharePoint 2016 development farm on Azure. In this article, we will create a SQL Server 2014 virtual machine (sqlVM) in the virtual network we created in Part 2 of this series. We will make sqlVM a member of the Windows Server AD domain, and prepare it for SharePoint.