Calculating the CIDR IP address range and starting address comes down to understanding octets, and converting IP addresses from decimal, to binary, and back again.
Creating an Azure virtual machine availability set, properly configured for FTP service, is best done with an ARM template.
Configuring an Azure VM availability set to handle FTP uploads requires a little knowledge of how PASV mode works.
First in a series on using Windows services to automatically detect and process inbound FTP files.
Using $15.58 in Microsoft Azure Services, I built a real-time election results system that served 1.3 million successful requests in 24 hours.
Web App firewalls are in preview; Storage blob and VHD encryption is generally available; Service Fabric for Windows is generally available; new DocumentDB SDK …
Microsoft is throwing out its current technical certification program, with a new, badges-based, performance-evaluated system for MCSE and MCSD certifications.
A “new old” version of Powershell restores pre-version 1.4 signatures to Resource Manager Storage cmdlets; PHP updates are complete; Event Hubs Archive is in public preview. …
Cardiff and London host two generally available datacenters; DevTest Labs can now warn users of impending VM shutdowns. …
Creating an Azure CDN, preparing Azure Storage block blobs for it, and managing your Storage-based CDN endpoint.