In this video I go over Azure Storage Accounts. What they are and how to deploy and access one. I start by reviewing the characteristics such as access tiers and different blob types. I then walk through setting one up, create a SAS token for access and use storage explore to upload a blob file.Continue reading “Azure 101 – Azure Storage Accounts”
A Content Delivery Network, or CDN, is a globally distributed network for delivering, well, content. Content can include images, videos, CSS and any other asset used for providing web services. The advantages to a CDN include: caching data closer to the users to increase web site performance, improving reliability by leveraging a global caching network and reducing bandwidth by shifting traffic to the CDN.Continue reading “How to configure an Azure CDN”
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I consider myself the DIY type, both at home and in my profession. I would rather fix a leaky pipe or deploy a server farm myself. However, with experience comes the knowledge of when it makes sense to do it yourself and when it’s best to pay someone else. That’s what I faced when trying to move my WordPress site.