An Application-consistent backup is a must when working in certain data-driven environments where both data integrity, application consistency and uptime are essential for the business. Microsoft Azure adds Linux to the list of OS supporting this feature that is especially interesting for relational databases such as MySQL.
New public cloud regions in UK bring new opportunities for customers, particularly for those who may have seen data sovereignty as one of the blockers to cloud adoption. But a question comes to mind about the cost of UK Cloud.
Is there an additional cost for businesses who can’t have their data leave our shores, in the post ‘brexit’ world - even to Europe? It turns out there is.
This partnership will generate complementarity in terms of the service model and will mutually reinforce their Open Source on Azure technological offering while expanding the geographical scope of both companies.