VM scale sets uses custom images, VNets support reverse DNS lookup & Microsoft helps COVID-19 crisis – One of the fundamental and most powerful features of cloud computing is the idea of scaling your application or infrastructure. When you need more resources, simply fire up a new VM and distribute the load. Auto-scaling is doing this automatically, hence the name.
As resources reaches the policy restrictions you’ve set up now, virtual machines scale sets, they are now providing the ability to automatically deploy new versions of custom images to scale set of virtual machines. If the image is in the shared image gallery in Azure, you can also enable automatic operating system updates for all discs. In the scale set.
This is available in a public preview for your scaling pleasure. The following segment contains an unreasonable amount of abbreviations for a short new segment. These abbreviations are neither understood by the presenter nor written by a set presenter. In fact, the presenter is clueless to the actual meaning. Azure VNets now supports reverse DNS look up PTR DNS queries for VM IP addresses by default.
Use this to quickly look up the name of the VM from its IP address. Previously using DNS queries to look up the fully qualified domain name F Q D N for a virtual machine from its IP address would result in a A NX domain response. Now instead of getting an NX domain, you will receive valid FQDN of the VM to which the IP address belongs.
To combat COVID-19 Microsoft has announced that it will offer $35 million worth of Microsoft Azure credits, windows benefits, and new pro bono services to help critical care and first response nonprofits. This offer is prioritized for critical care and first response nonprofits, but limited to health support, human services, public safety, food and nutrition, housing support, and COVID-19 research organizations.
It is active between right now and June 30th, 2020 for eligible nonprofits. Go Microsoft! Has your company started using Azure more since the world has changed to more remote workplaces? Let me know in the forum for the show and how it has changed the way that you work.
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