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Microsoft’s Azure cloud service aims for near-perfect uptime, but that doesn’t mean it is immune from major disasters. Here are some examples of the mistakes Microsoft has made that have caused Azure to temporarily break, and the lessons you can learn as a developer no matter what cloud platform you deploy.
Environmental group Greenpeace has slammed Amazon for its environmental practices in its latest report on the green credentials of the technology industry. Greenpeace is concerned that Amazon Web services, which provides infrastructure for much of the internet, continues to run its data centres with dirty fuel.
When Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched its API tracking service CloudTrail last November, it was only available for US regions. Australian customers will finally get a crack at the service shortly, with chief technology officer Dr Werner Vogels telling attendees at this week’s AWS Summit that it will be launched for the Sydney region “next month”.
Last week in cloud computing: updates galore for Azure coinciding with the Build 2014 conference; AWS Elastic Beanstalk adds Ruby 2.0 support.
HP rolled out new software-defined networking (SDN) tools and hardware this week, including access point upgrades and a new solution for managing hybrid cloud networks. The element that particularly caught our attention? The ability to manage traffic so that communications from Microsoft Lync receive higher priority.