January 23, 2015
We talk to Jeff Irwin, a Senior PM in the Azure Storage team about some of the common things to watch for when using Blobs, Queues and Tables so that you get the maximum performance.
Media file: http://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode61.mp3
Storage Performance Checklist:
January 14, 2015
We talk to Danny Garber, a Media Services specialist at Microsoft and he gives us all the low-down on this little-understood Azure service that has grown to serve the Sochi Olympics live.
Media file: http://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode60.mp3
Azure Media Services (General Info, Docs etc.): http://azure.com/media
Case studies for Azure Media Services including the 2014 Sochi Games http://blogs.microsoft.com/blog/2014/02/06/going-for-gold-windows-azure-media-services-provide-live-and-on-demand-streaming-of-2014-olympic-winter-games-on-nbc/
December 24, 2014
We talk to Santosh Balasubramaniam, A Senior PM in the Azure Stream Analytics team on the new service that is currently in Preview.
Media File: http://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode58.mp3
Also see Santosh give a detailed demo of Stream Analytics here: http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/stream-analytics-introduction/
December 12, 2014
The guys re-visit the topic of Backing up your files, folders and other on-premises data to Azure.
Media file: http://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode56.mp3
Nov 14 - Available in Australia
Retain data for up to 9 years was 120 days
SCDPM to backup VM to Azure:
Backup of Azure Storage (Table, Blobs & Queues) - Cmdlets, community apps available.
http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/remoteapp/ RemoteApp going GA
We’ve announced the general availability of several features, including Live Channels for Azure Media Services and High-Performance VPN gateway. Plus, a new SQL Database (including a new Standard tier performance level) and Premium Storage are now in public preview. Related pricing changes have also been announced.
December 3, 2014
Evan and Sujit talk to Apurva Joshi, a Senior PM in the Azure Websites team on how customers can easily migrate their workloads to Azure Websites using the Azure Websites Migration Tool.
Media file: http://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode55.mp3
Download the migration tool here: https://www.movemetothecloud.net/
November 25, 2014
After doing some more analysis on the big Azure service outage from last week, Cale talks to us about a new service he's been playing around with - Azure Batch.
Media file: http://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode54.mp3
Batch documentation - http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/services/batch/
Azure Storage Performance Guidance/Checklist
November 19, 2014
We talk to Jeff Lyttle, a Principal Consultant with Microsoft, on how he setup a self-service BI infrastructure in Azure.
Media file: http://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode53.mp3
Azure outage details: http://azure.microsoft.com/blog/2014/11/19/update-on-azure-storage-service-interruption