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 previously published parts of this series here: Part 1: Overview Part 2: Lustre on Azure Part 3: GlusterFS on Azure Part…


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…


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:…


Scalable LOB Networking Architecture in Azure

Mesh and Hub-and-Spoke Architectural Considerations using Virtual Network Peering in Azure Most organizations solve their need for network connectivity between various business units by creating a mesh network architecture among the various virtual networks. All nodes in the network are interconnected, so network traffic is fast and can be easily redirected as needed. This topology…


Azure Stack Validation Environment – Part 5: Putting it all together

Azure Stack Building an end-to-end validation environment Part 5: Putting it all together By Paul Appleby, Kath McBride, and Joel Yoker. Edited by Derek Gamlyn and RoAnn Corbisier. Azure Customer Advisory Team (AzureCAT) This article is Part 4 in the Azure Stack Validation Environment series: Part 1: Overview Part 2: Quotas, Plans, and Offers Part…


Azure Stack Validation Environment – Part 4: Services and Resource Manager

Azure Stack Building an end-to-end validation environment Part 4: Services and Resource Manager By Paul Appleby, Kath McBride, and Joel Yoker. Edited by Derek Gamlyn and RoAnn Corbisier. Azure Customer Advisory Team (AzureCAT)   This article is Part 4 in the Azure Stack Validation Environment series: Part 1: Overview Part 2: Quotas, Plans, and Offers…