Posted by Nicolas Prigent on May 13, 2021
Windows Sandbox Overview

Windows Sandbox is an application that creates a Windows instance fully separated from the host. It creates an isolated and secure environment where you can run files and applications without affecting the host — great for testing purposes. Once you close the sandbox, everything there is permanently deleted.

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Posted by Alex Samoylenko on May 11, 2021
VMware Cloud: What the Fuss is All About? Introduction

People working with hybrid infrastructures must know how tiresome it can balance the on-premises and cloud resources. If only there were an option enabling you to manage it as a single environment! Luckily, the new VMware vSphere release, VMware Cloud on AWS, has something to say.

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Posted by Karim Buzdar on May 6, 2021
How to Setup Nextcloud with LAMP on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Looking to set up a remote office? NextCloud is an open-source solution that simplifies access to necessary data and secures it on your personal cloud-based workspace. You can sync, access, and share that data fast among your chosen devices. No more need to worry that files are out of reach or outdated anymore.

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Posted by Mikhail Rodionov on April 30, 2021
Introduction to AWS certifications: practitioner, associate and beyond

AWS (Amazon Web Services) Certification is becoming close to mandatory based on the modern high market demand for cloud and DevOps. However, the rules and levels may be somewhat confusing. There are several paths available within the program, each one training in a specific element. Therefore, guidance from an alum will be of great help.

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Posted by Florent Appointaire on April 27, 2021
Prioritize your high critical applications in AKS

You may be needing to make a certificate authority rotation or experiencing a crash. In Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), all pods are assigned the same priority, except the default pods that are created along with AKS. This means all pods will restart randomly. By assigning priority, you can secure that all systems function properly after reboot.

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Posted by Romain Serre on April 22, 2021
Hotpatch for Azure VM

The new feature relies on Windows Server (WS) Azure Edition VM, which is a new type of WS Image. Hotpatching is now available in preview in all Azure regions. It allows establishing two types of baselines that will enable hotpatching without rebooting the WS Azure VM, which really invests in the smoothness of the experience.

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Posted by Vladan Seget on April 20, 2021
Manage Networking on Multiple Hosts with vSphere Distributed Switch

Traditionally, you would have to configure and manage virtual networks for each ESXi host and virtual machine (VM). VMware vSphere Distributed Switch (VDS) simplifies that. VDS offers centralized provisioning, monitoring, and management of virtual networks for selected hosts and VMs, making daily operations more convenient.

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Posted by Romain Serre on April 15, 2021
How to change the disk size & performance for an Azure virtual machine

Microsoft Azure offers its services on a pay-as-you-go basis. This means that your expenditure depends on the cloud resources used. You’ll want to keep them as close to an application’s needs as possible. Otherwise, you’ll either experience slowdown or unreasonable costs. Thankfully, you can alter your VM disk size and performance on the fly.

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Posted by Alex Samoylenko on April 13, 2021
Cloning Technology in VMware vSphere / Horizon: Full, Linked, and Instant Clones

Virtualization machines (VMs) have various use cases, each defined by the IT resources at hand and respective end-goals. VMware vSphere and Horizon offer three types of cloning when it comes to VM interoperability: full, linked, and instant cloning. Each type has its benefits but also takes its own toll on the system.

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Posted by Florent Appointaire on April 8, 2021
Migrate your applications to AKS with Azure Migrate

Azure Migrate has recently seen an update to its features. It can now help you move your ASP.NET and Java applications to an Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) container. Usually, such apps would be hosted on Tomcat/IIS. It would be quite a chore to move them to Kubernetes. However, said new capability makes the process much more streamlined.

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