Most companies talk about Linux cloud hosting, but Microsoft-based businesses benefit from Microsoft data centers offered by Microsoft Azure. Microsoft Azure is a PaaS and laaS cloud solution for small businesses. This article describes Microsoft Azure and cloud hosting technologies.
Part 4 of my series on setting up a SharePoint 2016 development farm in Azure. In this article, we will perform the actual SharePoint 2016 installation. This will be a virtual machine (spVM) in the virtual network we created in Part 2 of this series. We will make spVM a member of the Windows Server AD domain, and then create a new SharePoint farm.
I remember having to terminate an entire Amazon EC2 instance because I somehow lost access to it via SSH. Well, looking back, termination really wasn’t necessary. Using the simple process described here, you can easily regain access to the AWS EC2 instance that you locked yourself out of.
The free online storage offers made by reputable cloud services are a great way to familiarize yourself with them. But, you can also use these offers
to expand your online storage capacities in a pinch. Get a bird’s-eye view of free online storage options you can use immediately and indefinitely, including a few that you can grow considerably through time. Caveats and tips on using multiple cloud services simultaneously are also covered.
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.
Cost savings in the cloud are extremely important for small-sized technology businesses. In this article, I share some insights on saving costs while working with Amazon Route 53. I also discuss how to prevent DNS issues when recreating hosted zones.