Implementing GlusterFS on Azure (HPC Scalable Parallel File System)

Authored by Rakesh Patil (AzureCAT). Edited by Nanette Ray and RoAnn Corbisier. A whitepaper of this content is available on Azure.com: Implement GlusterFS on Azure Introduction Recently, AzureCAT worked with a customer to set up GlusterFS, a free, scalable, open source distributed file system that works great for applications hosted on Microsoft Azure. Like our…


AzureCAT – Technical Customer Stories

Last Updated: 9/27/18 Over in this blog post, we mentioned why we’re named AzureCAT: CAT stands for “Customer Advisory Team.” We work with customers who act as feedback Advisors back to our product teams, by working on engagements with those customers and building ground-breaking solutions!   While we help customers architect those solutions, we learn…


CCE 展開環境で会議へのエスカレーションに失敗する

Japan Lync/Skype Support チームの和気です。 今回は、CCE 展開環境における会議へのエスカレーションにおける既知の問題についてご案内いたします。 本問題については、仲介サーバーに関する設定を行うことで改善します。しかしながら、つい先日まで、本手順が CCE 構築時に必要な手順として弊社公開資料に記載がない状況であったため、本 Blog にて改めてご紹介させていただきます。


DEA 2.0 – Configuring SQL Server Distributed Replay environment

Database Experimentation Assistant utilizes the Distributed Replay tools from the SQL Server installation. We recommend doing a test run with a small trace file before doing a full fledged replay to ensure proper replay of queries. Setup a virtual network or domain Distributed replay requires usage of common accounts between machines. For this and security reasons, we recommend…


Add ins are now available for all Outlook on Mac users

Add-ins bring your favorite apps right inside Outlook, so you can accomplish tasks quickly without needing to switch back and forth between email and other apps. Add-ins are a great way to increase usage of your apps by making them accessible directly within Outlook. Last year, we announced the rollout of add-ins to Outlook 2016…


Parallel File Systems for HPC Storage on Azure

UPDATE: We now have a comprehensive eBook with even more information and resources on this topic! Click here to learn about our “Parallel Virtual File Systems on Microsoft Azure” eBook!   Authored by Tony Wu (AzureCAT) and Tycen Hopkins. Edited by RoAnn Corbisier. Reviewed by Larry Brader, Xavier Pillons, Ed Price, Alan Stephenson, Elizabeth Kim,…

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Building Azure Stream Analytics Resources via ARM Templates – Part 1 – Background information.

Check out part 2 of this post. [Update 11th September 2018 – A schema file has now been published for creating StreamAnalytics jobs with Inputs and Outputs. You can use this to determine the schema you need – https://github.com/Azure/azure-resource-manager-schemas/blob/master/schemas/2016-03-01/Microsoft.StreamAnalytics.json] One of the big advantages of using the “new” Azure Portal (https://portal.azure.com) is that it provides…


Accelerated Continuous Testing with Test Impact Analysis – Part 1

[This is part of the series on Accelerated Continuous Testing with Test Impact Analysis. You can read the other parts here: Accelerated Continuous Testing with Test Impact Analysis – Part 2, Accelerated Continuous Testing with Test Impact Analysis – Part 3, Accelerated Continuous Testing with Test Impact Analysis – Part 4] Continuous Testing in DevOps In older testing…