A Quick test of Accelerated Networking in Azure

Ben SteginkAzure, IaaS1 Comment

Intro Recently, Microsoft announced Accelerated Networking in Azure. At a high level, they took FPGAs in the Azure Data Center, connected them to the Azure IaaS hosts over PCIe and use that for networking as opposed to the standard way of networking using Hyper-V. You can view a diagram and an article from Microsoft on how it all works here … Read More

Azure Premium Storage by the Numbers

Ben SteginkAzure6 Comments

I’ve recently been doing a lot of work around Azure Premium Storage and the configuration options across various virtual machines. I did a similar post to this one where I talked about standard storage. You can find that post here. Since that post I’ve had access to premium storage and Microsoft has released both the DS and GS series virtual … Read More