Warnings sent to customers when Azure is about to be updated

I sometimes get customers asking me about the warnings they’ll get when updates are rolled out across Azure. Well – at the bottom of this post is an example email sent to me. Notice the emphasis placed on: Putting multiple VMs in to availability sets Creating multiple instances of each role in Cloud Services I…

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Azure Web Sites/Web Apps and SSL

I just had a rash of questions about SSL and Azure Web SItes/Web Apps (just for clarity, Azure Web SItes was renamed to Azure Web Apps a few weeks ago). I’ve been looking for an article or post to send people to and am quite amazed at the lack of info. Yes, there are plenty…

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Azure Exam Prep – Virtual Networks

Continuing the theme of exam prep, I thought I’d write a little about Azure Virtual Networks, or VNets. If you see any of the “martetecture” material on the Internet, you’d rapidly come to the conclusion that VNets are a way to securely bind your on-premises corporate-network to the network you have in Azure on which…

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Azure Exam Prep – Fault Domains and Update Domains

I’ve booked a couple of exams. The Azure Infrastructure Exam (533) on 15th May. and the Dev exam (532) on 29th May. I thought I’d just write a few articles about stuff I’ve found out between now and then which others who are taking the exam might find interesting. This post: Fault Domains and Update…

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