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How To Make Linux Run Better On Hyper-V

How To Make Linux Run Better On Hyper-V

Hyper-V is built into Windows Server 2012, which means it’s very good at running Windows virtual machines — but the advantage of running Linux VMs is that you don’t have to pay for the licences. If you want to run Linux under Hyper-V, follow these tricks for better performance.

What Happens To Deleted Azure Data?

What Happens To Deleted Azure Data?

You spin up a virtual machine on a cloud service, you do some testing, then you move on. What happens to that data afterwards? And what about when a drive within the cloud data centre is disposed of?

Why Azure Files Only Uses SMB 2.1

Why Azure Files Only Uses SMB 2.1

One of the key Azure announcements at TechEd was Azure Files, which provides a permanent mapped file system that can addressed by any virtual machine in your cloud environment. But why does Azure Files use SMB 2.1, rather than the newer SMB 3.0 release used in Windows 8 and Windows…