A few weeks ago, I published the first part of this post, get to it here. In the first part, I wrote about the initial setup and config experience for creating and accessing Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD). Overall, I found the experience to be good, but at times, slightly basic. This is to be expected … Continue reading Windows Virtual Desktop – First Thoughts – Part 2
Last week, Microsoft released Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) to the public in preview. The service was first announced back at Ignite 2018. Microsoft describe the service as follows: Windows Virtual Desktop is a desktop and app virtualization service that runs on the cloud. Here’s what you can do when you run Windows Virtual Desktop on … Continue reading Windows Virtual Desktop – First Thoughts – Part 1
A significant put possibly less exciting update to Azure over the past few months has been the revamp and update of Azure Monitor (AzMon). In my opinion, this is a resource that should be included in your design for all deployments. It is now a comprehensive solution for collecting, analysing, and acting on your telemetry from … Continue reading Azure Monitor – Show me all the data!
Containerisation of applications is something that is becoming more and more common. Allowing developers to "wrap" all requirements into an individual element which the infrastructure team can then deploy where resources are available opens a door to the most modern options in application deployment and management. Enter Azure App Service, which for years now has … Continue reading Azure App Service and Windows Containers
Recently Microsoft announced that a new Azure Firewall service was entering a managed public preview. Azure Firewall is a managed, network security service that protects your Azure Virtual Network resources. It is a fully stateful firewall as a service with built-in high availability and scalability. The services uses a static public IP meaning that your outbound … Continue reading First Impressions – Azure Firewall Preview