Azure Updates – Number 5 – March 6, 2021 – Ignite Special

A summary update on Ignite March 2021 Azure News that includes updates released from Microsoft Azure related to Azure, Architecture, Compute, and Sentinel topics. Links to all the resource updates with each item. Hopefully this will save you some time digging around to find recent releases and changes. There was so many releases this past week that I wanted to post a supplementary update to help everyone with their weekend reading materials!

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Virtual Machine Scale Sets

Virtual Machine Scale Sets – What are they for anyways?

Today we’re going to talk a little bit about Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets. What they do for us and why we would want to deploy VMs using scale sets. I’ve encountered a few situations where a business has deployed multiple systems to try and handle the growth of their systems during peak demand times…

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Application Gateway – The Listener

Application Gateways provide a secure way to load balance and route incoming web requests to your Azure resources. Today we will look at getting HTTPS requests to come inbound from a browser to your App Gateway, then get sent to the correct server to handle secure requests. A configuration may use this design if you are using an insecure site on port 80 on HTTP to support usage of an internal web….

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The Humble Application Gateway

Azure Application Gateways offer an easy way to present web based applications without exposing your systems or content to the public Internet. Additionally, the App Gateway also provides a number of pretty advanced features such as URL based traffic routing, Web Application Firewall (WAF), and the traditional stability of a rock solid Layer 4 Load Balancer for web traffic….

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