* Posts by rivergarden

6 posts • joined 14 Oct 2014

Microsoft Azure Europe embraced the other GDPR: Generally Down, Possibly Recovering



Sounds like some people migrated on-prem applications to the cloud in a hurry.

You CANNOT migrate on-prem workloads to the cloud as-is, or this kind of stuff happens - and it is your fault, not the cloud provider.

Cloud IaaS / PaaS can be depllyed for production workloads with very high uptime and performance requirements. Migrating a "traditional" workload to the public cloud, without adapting to the infrastructure, iproving security, etc, is insane...

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Expecto screensaver...!

"This is a new laptop...? But it only has an ssssVGA display...!"

"I'm the only one around here who speaks with a forked tongue."

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"Humans use their opposable thumbs for this...?"


"I love watching nature documentaries."


"Hey Siri, download the construction plans for the zoo..."

Mobile coverage on trains really is pants


And Paddington...? I'm sure all those people standing from Swindon / Didcot / Reading would love to know the relative reliability. I've never kept a call going for more than 3 minutes on that line once past the M25.

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