Azure VNet Peering Gateway Transit Hub and Spoke

If you read the documentation on the Azure docs page it is not clear that if you have VNets configured in a Hub and Spoke design, it is possible for each spoke to be able to communicate with each other without requiring Network Virtual Appliance (NVA). This is possible using Gateway Transit and User Defined […]

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VNet Peering and Gateway Transit with S2S VPN

VNet Peering in Azure enables 2 VNets within the same region to be connected directly through the Azure backbone fabric network. Previously there was a requirement to use a VNet gateway and establish a VNet-VNet VPN connection. One of the major downsides to this was the requirement to enable to use a VNet Gateway which […]

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Benchmarking Azure Accelerated Networking

At MS Ignite 2016 Microsoft recently announced new Azure Accelerated Networking capabilities that will be coming to Azure VMs. You can read more about it at these links here and here. This feature is available in Azure now (Preview) utilizes Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) and can provide up to 25 Gbps of throughput, and […]

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Reverse DNS (rDNS) in Azure

Reverse DNS (rDNS) is the mapping of an IP Address to a Domain Name, as the name suggests it is the reverse of resolving an IP address from a domain name. For example an A record for example.com might point to 1.2.3.4 and a reverse PTR record would be 4.3.2.1.in-addr.arpa would point to example.com This […]

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