My personal Azure FAQ on Azure Networking SLAs, bandwidth, latency, performance, SLB, DNS, DMZ, VNET, IPv6 and much more

Last updated: May 17, 2015 (including BUILD and IGNITE announcements). IMPORTANT: The information I reported in this post is time sensitive since may change in the future. I will try to maintain the content updated, but you should double–check with official Azure documentation sources. In the last three years I worked extensively on Azure IaaS,…

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How to create a SQL Server Linked Server to HDInsight HIVE using Microsoft Hive ODBC Driver

Last October 28th Microsoft finally released a new Azure service called “Windows Azure HDInsight Service”, that is our Hadoop offering in the Cloud: Announcing Windows Azure HDInsight: Where big data meets the cloud Along with this core service, a series of additional components has been also released to integrate Big Data world with Microsoft BI…

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