Comparing Azure to AWS a quick guide to the key differences

  One the question I get from academics and students is how does Microsoft Azure services compare to Amazon Web Services (AWS)? At Microsoft we have built the following resources where you can compare the IT capabilities of Azure and AWS services across the following categories. Azure and AWS for multicloud solutions Marketplace Compute Storage…

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Azure Architecture Center

  Ever wondered what the best practice for setting up and configuring cloud architectures well here is the answer welcome to the Azure Architecture Center https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/architecture/  Here is a quick list of resources Reference Architectures Identity management Hybrid network Network DMZ VM workloads (Linux) VM workloads (Windows) Web application with managed services Cloud Design Patterns…

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Spark for Azure HDInsight

  Guest blog from Alberto De Marco Technology Solutions Professional – Big Data This week we just launched Azure Data Lake service in Europe Azure Data Lake Analytics and Azure Data Lake Store are now available in the North Europe region. Data Lake Analytics is a cloud analytics service for developing and running massively parallel…

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Setting up Azure subscription and resources at your institution

Subscriptions & Resource Groups are one of the most important aspects when looking at how to deliver/provide cloud resources to your staff/students Here are some best practice principles around providing Azure at your institution. 1. Create new major subscriptions to hold resource groups, according to broad categories Central IT Unit IT Research Groups  Students and…

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Microsoft Graph is a framework and platform that provides data based on user identity and user activity.

Microsoft Graph is a big dataset and a framework to help make that data available to other applications. if you have used Microsoft Delve is one such application,  Delve helps you discover the information that’s likely to be most interesting to you right now – across Office 365. Find information about people – and through…

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Implementing Academic Projects using Microsoft Technologies

  One of the projects, I have been working on over the last few months is the development of a infrastructure architecture for students projects within Universities who have implemented Office 365 and Azure Active Directory. There are number of key requirements   1. Enablement of Authentication for students, academics and TAs  – with institutions…

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Getting Started with Windows Azure Series 2. Building your first VM

The 2nd most common question I get is how can I build a VM on Azure Well Step 1 is logging into Azure Portal http://portal.azure.com Once your logged in you will see a screen like this     No. 1 The Service Status of Azure – You can immediately see from this screen the current…

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Welcome to Visual Studio 2017

Happy launch day! If you missed anything from the Visual Studio 2017 launch, catch up on all the news, the keynote, and technical sessions on demand https://launch.visualstudio.com/?wt_mc_id=AID533228_EML_4921765 If you missed our live event, watch the keynote and all of our Visual Studio 2017 launch videos. Get a 60-day free trial of Xamarin University if you…

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Microsoft Academic Conference for Higher Education – Register Now

  The Microsoft Academic Conference for Higher Education is a free event designed for educators interested in using Microsoft technology in their curriculum and academic research. You will have the opportunity to network with your peers and learn about the Cortana Intelligence Suite, Microsoft Dynamics 365, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Power BI, and more! In…

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Microsoft invites you to share your work! Microsoft Academic Conference for Higher Education in Redmond, WA – June 19-20th, 2017

The Microsoft Academic Conference for Higher Education is a free event designed for educators in the higher education space interested in using Microsoft technology in their curriculum and academic research. You will have the opportunity to network with your peers and learn about the Cortana Intelligence Suite, Microsoft Dynamics 365, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Power…

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