Serverless is a concept in Cloud Computing that has been growing in popularity over the last 12 months. It is very powerful and has a lot of potential. In this post, I hope to help explain what Serverless is, how it can be used and some examples of how it is being used in the industry.
I’ve recently passed the 70-534 exam and I really want to share these insights because I wish I had this information prior to taking the exam (and hadn’t wasted revision time on material that does not make a difference and does not help much in preparing you for the exam!). Here are some hints and tips that might help you!
Yes. It is. From the moment that Microsoft announced this on the 8th of August all eyebrows were raised and a high level of curiosity has been sparked, especially now when Microsoft is leaning heavily towards linux and open source in general.
In years gone past, companies have habitually bought and owned land, the building standing on it, and physical assets to sit inside it. These purchases have no obvious benefit to the core business; they are merely required to run it. I have seen entire villages and streets named after the company who resides there. This is in many ways an outdated way of thinking and operating and something I doubt we’ll see a lot of going forward.
Everyone knows what Active Directory is, but how about Azure Active Directory? Well, Azure AD is a cloud based directory and identity management service introduced by Microsoft back in 2011.
What are you running? You may be running applications like SharePoint, Exchange, SQL Server if you look after a Windows environment, or MySQL, Tomcat, Apache and MongoDB if you’re looking after a Linux environment.
I didn’t know you guys worked with Microsoft? Yep. In fact Cloudreach has been a Microsoft partner since 2009, and we’ve built, migrated and operated countless environments in AWS built using platforms like Windows Server, Exchange, SharePoint, Dynamics AX, etc.