TWO NEW ARTICLES: IBM Db2 pureScale on Azure and Deploy IBM Db2 pureScale on Azure

Written by Larry Mead from AzureCAT. Edited by John Kaiser and Nanette Ray. Reviewed by Benjamin Guinebertière. IBM Db2 pureScale on Azure Deploy IBM Db2 pureScale on Azure The IBM Db2 pureScale environment provides a database cluster solution for Azure with high availability and scalability on Linux operating systems. IBM Db2 pureScale on Azure Migration…


Parallel Virtual File Systems on Microsoft Azure – Part 5: Monitoring and conclusion

Written by Kanchan Mehrotra, Tony Wu, and Rakesh Patil from AzureCAT. Reviewed by Solliance. Edited by Nanette Ray.  This article is also available as an eBook: Download the Parallel Virtual File Systems eBook Find the previously published parts of this series here: Part 1: Overview Part 2: Lustre on Azure Part 3: GlusterFS on Azure…


Parallel Virtual File Systems on Microsoft Azure – Part 4: BeeGFS on Azure

Written by Kanchan Mehrotra, Tony Wu, and Rakesh Patil from AzureCAT. Reviewed by Solliance. Edited by Nanette Ray.  This article is also available as an eBook: Download the Parallel Virtual File Systems eBook Find previously published parts of this series here: Part 1: Overview Part 2: Lustre on Azure Part 3: GlusterFS on Azure  …


Parallel Virtual File Systems on Microsoft Azure – Part 3: GlusterFS on Azure

Written by Kanchan Mehrotra, Tony Wu, and Rakesh Patil from AzureCAT. Reviewed by Solliance. Edited by Nanette Ray.  This article is also available as an eBook: Download the Parallel Virtual File Systems eBook Find Part 1 and Part 2 of the this series here: Part 1: Overview Part 2: Lustre on Azure The GlusterFS file…


Parallel Virtual File Systems on Microsoft Azure – Part 2: Lustre on Azure

Written by Kanchan Mehrotra, Tony Wu, and Rakesh Patil from AzureCAT. Reviewed by Solliance. Edited by Nanette Ray.  This article is also available as an eBook: Download the Parallel Virtual File Systems eBook Find Part 1 of the this series here: Part 1: Overview   Lustre is currently the most widely used parallel virtual file…


Autoscale Azure Batch pools when running MPI applications

By Paul Edwards, Senior Program Manager, AzureCAT Our team works with a growing number of industry partners to enable Big Compute scenarios on Azure (think hyperscale meets high-performance computing). Azure provides true HPC in the cloud for customers who run simulations of large, complex engineering models. But sometimes we have to come up with creative…


NEW WHITEPAPER: Example Azure Implementation for Government Agencies

Download the Whitepaper: Example Azure Implementation for Government Agencies Governments worldwide are adopting innovative methods that can not only enhance their service delivery capabilities, but also do it in the most cost effective, secure, highly available, and highly performant environment. The example architecture described here is a result of the AzureCAT experience in working with…


Azure Data Architecture Guide – Blog #1: Introduction

I’m proud to introduce you to the recent Azure Data Architecture Guide! This guide acts as a menu or syllabus for data professionals to select their data services and technologies. Find the blog posts in this series here: Azure Data Architecture Guide – Blog #1: Introduction – This one Azure Data Architecture Guide – Blog #2:…


NEW WHITEPAPER: Azure Virtual Datacenter: Lift and Shift Guide

Azure CAT recently published the… Azure Virtual Datacenter: Lift and Shift Guide   In this whitepaper, we outline the process enterprise IT staff and decision makers can use to identify and plan the migration of applications and servers to Azure using the lift and shift method, minimizing any additional development costs while optimizing cloud hosting…


New eBook: Kubernetes objects on Microsoft Azure

We consolidated various materials and built out a 44-page eBook from AzureCAT’s Mahesh Kshirsagar:   Kubernetes objects on Microsoft Azure An introduction to deployment options based on a simple ASP.NET Core web application Consider this e-book a jumping off point for Kubernetes development projects on Azure. Mahesh Kshirsagar of the Azure Customer Advisory Team (AzureCAT)…