Understanding Azure Availability Sets and Availability Zones

Azure Availability Zones (AZs) are gradually rolling out around the globe, and a common question I see is what is the difference between the existing Azure Availability Set construct and the new Availability Zone construct? Can they co-exist, does one replace the other... there are lots of questions! In this post I'm going to explore … Continue reading Understanding Azure Availability Sets and Availability Zones

When to use Azure Load Balancer or Application Gateway

One thing Microsoft Azure is very good at is giving you choices - choices on how you host your workloads and how you let people connect to those workloads. In this post I am going to take a quick look at two technologies that are related to high availability of solutions: Azure Load Balancer and Application … Continue reading When to use Azure Load Balancer or Application Gateway