Cloud Patches: Extended Azure Backups, AWS T2 Bursts Onto Elasticache

Last week in cloud computing: Azure Backup extends its retention period, while AWS extends T2 instances to ElastiCache.


OneDrive File Size Limit Raised To 10GB

Want to keep larger files in Microsoft’s OneDrive cloud storage service? The size limit for a single file has just been bumped up from 2GB to 10GB.


Cloud Patches: Azure Migration Accelerator, AWS Cache Warming

Last week in cloud computing: Azure previews its Migration Accelerator, while AWS adds cache warming features to MySQL.


Australian Azure Centres In Private Preview But Still 'Months Away'

We’ve been wondering for quite a while when the Australian Azure data centres in Sydney and Melbourne would finally go live. While we still don’t have an official date, Microsoft is letting some partners access the centres via a “private preview”.


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.