Cloud Patches: Azure SQL Upgrades, AWS SDK For Java

Last week in cloud computing: Azure saw significant enhancements to its SQL database offerings, while Amazon took a new approach to Java development.


OneDrive Android App Can Switch Between Personal And Business Accounts

Android: Microsoft has updated its Android app for OneDrive. The biggest change? You can now switch between individual and OneDrive for Business accounts from within the app with a simple swipe.


Everyone Can Now Use Amazon Zocalo

Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched its Zocalo secure document storage and collaboration service last month, but only in a limited preview. Now Zocalo, designed to operate with its WorkSpaces virtual desktop, is available to all customers.


Dropbox Pro Now Has 1TB Of Storage, New Sharing And Security Options

Dropbox is an awesome cloud storage service which integrates well with everything, but if you need more than the 2GB on the Free (plus whatever free extras you can scrounge) it can become expensive. So we’re happy to learn that Dropbox Pro has simplified its plans and expanded its storage: 1TB now costs $10.99 a month.


Australian Data Centres Embody Sydney-Melbourne Rivalry

Not only do Australian organisations demand onshore data centres, they frequently demand dual locations — Sydney and Melbourne. IBM is the latest provider to go down that path, but why is it necessary?


Cloud Patches: Azure's On/Off Week, Amazon SNS Enhancements

Last week in cloud computing: Azure went offline but then launched a stack of new options, while Amazon enhanced SNS and Cloudfront.


How Microsoft's Azure Outage Will Affect Its SLAs

Microsoft’s Azure cloud service suffered a lengthy outage this morning in many locations — one which might trigger the right to claim credits under its service level agreements (SLAs) which guarantee uptime of 99.9% or more. Here’s what you need to know.


Cloud Patches: Tag And Tweak Your Load Balancers

Last week in cloud computing: Load balancer changes at AWS and Azure, plus security fixes, new backends and more.


Cloud Patches: Azure SDKs, AWS IAM

Last week in cloud computing: SDK updates aplenty from Microsoft, while AWS revamps its IAM portal.


Cloud Patches: Free AWS Trusted Advisor, Azure SQL Upgrades

Last week in cloud computing: AWS offered a stack of Trusted Advisor services for free, while Azure SQL saw some major disaster recovery improvements.