I am at the Microsoft TechEd in Houston and yesterday VP Brad Anderson announced several new features in Azure. I am going to highlight some of the ones that I think is really cool!
Multiple Site-to-Site VPN connections
compute-intensive virtual machine instances
Azure Site Recovery (Hyper-V Replica to Azure!!)
Client Developer VM´s for MSDN
The coolest feature I think that was presented is the Azure Site Recovery with the possibility to actually set up Hyper-V replika and that to an Azure Datacenter, how cool isn’t that? Now It became quite easy to migrate those VM´s to Azure with little downtime at no extra third-party license cost..
Another Cool new feature is the networking parts with the multiple Site-to-Site VPN and VNet-to-VNet that have been on a wishlist for some time. Being able to add several different branch offices or datacenters to your Azure Network gives new possibilities to design a good hybrid infrastructure!
For those of you that have an MSDN subscription and also activated the included Azure benefit, there was an addition of several gallery items for development and testing, VM´s with Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 has been published
The Azure RemoteApp gives companies the possibility to set up your applications in Azure and having them available for all different devices and not having to manage and setup an RDS on premise anymore.
Read more about the new features on Azure blog and also look at the sessions on Channel 9 when they become available
So when I was exploring the Azure Active directory some months ago I created some AD´s and then when I had done the labs I could not find the delete button, I read on a blog post that it was not possible at that time.
But now as of yesterdays releases of the new features on Azure the “Delete” button has appeared!
Sweet stuff isn’t it? So what happens when I press that precious button?
Thats kind of good that you actively have to go in and remove all users before being able to delete so that would make an extra safety barrier for accidentally removing a AAD
When that is done I can go ahead and delete the actual AAD 🙂
I will add more posts during the week about my findings so stay tuned 🙂