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Posts Tagged ‘storage’

S3 Celebration!

A look back: 15 years of Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)

Amazon S3 Milestones Amazon S3 is celebrating its 15th Birthday between March 15th – March 18th 2021! To help celebrate, AWS is marking this occasion by offering a fantastic week of in-depth streams & live events. Here at Perficient, we strive for excellence in the Amazon Web Services community. As an Advanced Consulting Partner in […]

Azure: Did You Know? Azure Storage Explorer

This week at the Microsoft Connect() 2015 conference there were many new features and updates Microsoft Azure and rest of the Microsoft developer stack. Among these updates was the announcement of the all new Azure Storage Explorer being added to the set of Azure SDK tools. The Azure Storage Explorer is a stand-alone application that […]

Azure: Did You Know? Block vs Page Blobs

Azure storage service supports two types of blobs (blob, or BLOB, stand for Binary Large OBject, i.e. an unstructured binary data): block and page blobs. Blob type is selected when blob is created and then it can’t be changed. Although both blob types allow for storage of large binary objects in Azure, they are optimized […]

Azure – NoSQL database DocumentDB now Generally Available

Last week Microsoft released Azure DocumentDB out of beta and made it generally available. As stated by Microsoft: We are pleased to announce that Azure DocumentDB is now generally available. DocumentDB is a fully managed NoSQL document database service that allows applications to query and process JSON data at scale. With general availability, DocumentDB is […]

Perficient’s Top 5 Microsoft Azure Blog Posts of 2014

Yesterday, we shared the top five SharePoint related blog posts of 2014. As several of those SharePoint posts alluded to, when it comes to the cloud, 2014 could be called the year Microsoft went “all in” and truly made cloud king. And Azure is a significant piece of that. 80% of Fortune 500 companies are […]

Azure & StorSimple Hybrid Cloud Storage – Webinar Recap

Since it’s inception in 2010, Microsoft Azure has continuously posted triple digit growth, and is the only major cloud service that consistently leads in both IaaS and PaaS. You can get more background on Azure in this recent Forbe’s article. There are many ways enterprises can take advantage of Azure, with one being hybrid cloud […]

Webinar: Hybrid Cloud Storage Solutions – Lower Cost & Complexity

Storage is on the mind of many this holiday season. At home, if you are a parent, it’s a question of “Where are we going to store all these overwhelmingly large toys?” At work – it’s more likely to be a data issue. If local storage is your issue, you probably know one of your […]

Amazon Web Services Gives Customer Free Database Access

I found the CRN article describing Amazon’s adding their Relational Database Services to its Free Usage Tier.    What I find interesting is that when AWS became a household name (OK, industry wide name)  about two years ago, my first thought was that vendors like IBM, Oracle, JBoss, and Liferay ought to just add the db […]

Microsoft //BUILD Conference Webinar #2– How Windows 8 / Metro will Affect Enterprise IT, and How You Can Prepare

Date: October 27, 2011 Time: 1:00-2:00 PM EST Register Now! We have changed the date of this webinar to October 27, 2011. Windows 8 is a product that is initially both exhilarating and confusing. The Metro Style UI first experienced in Windows Phone 7 is at the forefront of Windows 8. It is fresh […]