Azure blobs are secure by default so to make one publically accessible takes a special kind of stupid.
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Re: Welcome to Windows Phone all over again....
"If Linux is such a POS then why is MS embracing it like there is no tomorrow?"
They are just making it easier to run Linux stuff under Windows and to migrate your legacy midrange systems to Windows / Azure. If it continues this way you wont need Linux at all but can run everything under Windows. Microsoft are already adding GUI support to the Linux subsystem for Windows.
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Peer-to-peer takes on a whole new meaning when used to spy on 3.7 million or more cameras, other IoT gear
Re: Under 10%
You can see who it is from the other end of your garden / in bed without visiting the front door. And you can answer the doorbell when out which is a major security benefit as you can say you cant come to the door right now if its "lucky heather sellers". Also can leave instructions for couriers / deliveries, etc that might otherwise have to be rescheduled. And you can set it to record video from movement and act as a CCTV system.
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Re: AWS vs Microsoft
Azure and almost all its infrastructure is based an an OS / Hypervisor image from a single manufacturer.
AWS is a bolt together of many many tool and systems - both in house and external.
Guess which is way way simpler to user and generally performs better? Clue - it isn't AWS.