A recent addition to the Blob storage service is the addition of “Hot” and “Cold” Blob storage. This Cold storage type is a storage with slightly lower SLA than the regular (and of course Premium) generic storage and the Hot Blob storage and the Cold storage also has a different payment model which I intend to… Continue reading Azure Hot and Cold Blob Storage
After a long time the Azure Preview Portal (portal.azure.com is now not in Preview anymore. You can still access the old portal at manage.windowsazure.com.
Much of the below is known for the AzureCon 2015 visitors but I will summarize the info from Microsoft below. Azure HDInsight makes Apache Hadoop on Linux generally available: For those planning to use Linux as Hadoop clusters for handling big data information this is generally available and will have its SLA levels guaranteed. Azure… Continue reading Azure Service Updates 2015-10-02 Summarized