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Visual interface for Azure Machine Learning service

By Azure | May 22, 2019

During Microsoft Build we announced the preview of the visual interface for Azure Machine Learning service. This new drag-and-drop workflow capability in Azure Machine Learning service simplifies the process of building, testing, and deploying machine learning models for customers who

Announcing the preview of Windows Server containers support in Azure Kubernetes Service

By Azure | May 18, 2019

Kubernetes is taking the app development world by storm. Earlier this month, we shared that the Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) was the fastest growing compute service in Azure’s history. Customers like Siemens Healthineers, Finastra, Maersk, and Hafslund are realizing the benefits

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Premium files redefine limits for Azure Files

By Azure | May 14, 2019

Premium files sets new scale and performance bar for Azure Files, providing more power to developers and IT pros. Today, we are excited to share that Azure Premium Files preview is now available to everyone! Premium files is a new

Improved cloud service performance through ASIC acceleration

By Azure | May 8, 2019

Delivering new, transformational capabilities increasingly requires that we develop for ourselves competencies which we’d previously turned to our suppliers for. Our experience building Azure public cloud services over the last several years bears this out. We’re now developing our own

SAP and Microsoft bring IoT data to the core of the business applications

By Azure | May 8, 2019

As a leader in the IoT cloud ecosystem, Microsoft enables a full stack of business applications, within different industries, across the intelligent edge and intelligent cloud. The continued growth of the IoT industry is going to be a transformative force

Advancing the developer experience for serverless apps with Azure Functions

By Azure | May 7, 2019

Azure Functions constantly innovates so that you can achieve more with serverless applications, enabling developers to overcome common serverless challenges through a productive, event-driven programming model. Some releases we made in the last few weeks are good examples of this,

Intelligent edge innovation across data, IoT, and mixed reality

By Azure | May 3, 2019

We are at an incredibly exciting technology inflection point. The virtually limitless computing power of the cloud, combined with increasingly connected and perceptive devices at the edge of the network, create possibilities we could only have dreamed of just a

Best practices in migrating SAP applications to Azure – part 3

By Azure | May 2, 2019

This is the third blog in a three-part blog post series on best practices in migrating SAP to Azure. BW on HANA and BW/4HANA on Azure Many SAP customers’ compelling events in their migration of SAP HANA to the cloud

Azure Stack IaaS – Part Seven

By Azure | May 2, 2019

If you do it often, automate it In the virtualization days, before cloud and self-service, it took a while to get all the approvals, credentials, virtual LANs (VLANs), logical unit numbers (LUNs), etc. It took so long, that the actual

Quest powers Spotlight Cloud with Azure

By Azure | April 30, 2019

This blog post was co-authored by Liz Yu (Marketing), Bryden Oliver (Architect), Iain Shepard (Senior Software Engineer) at Spotlight Cloud, and Deborah Chen (Program Manager), Sri Chintala (Program Manager) at Azure Cosmos DB. Spotlight Cloud is the first built on

Accelerate supercomputing in the cloud with Cray ClusterStor

By Azure | April 29, 2019

We’re excited to announce Cray ClusterStor in Azure, a dedicated solution to accelerate data processing of the most complex HPC jobs running in Azure. Microsoft and Cray are in an exclusive partnership to provide customers with unprecedented access to supercomputing

Microsoft container registry unaffected by the recent Docker Hub data exposure

By Azure | April 29, 2019

Docker recently announced Docker Hub had a brief security exposure that enabled unauthorized access to a Docker Hub database, exposing 190k Hub accounts and their associated GitHub tokens for automated builds. While initial information led people to believe the hashes

GDPR – One Year On

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Huawei responds to Android ban

Fresh off the sledgehammer blow of having its Android license revoked by Google in response to US government demands, Huawei has issued ...
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Your Guide to KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU

Following on the heels of DockerCon SF, the team is packing their bags and heading to Barcelona for KubeCon + ...
Slack patches vulnerability in Windows client that could be used to hijack files

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On May 17, researchers at Tenable revealed that they had discovered a vulnerability in the Windows version of the desktop ...
The ongoing Huawei saga, explained in brief

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Here’s a rundown of all the major news in the past week If you’re feeling bewildered trying to keep up ...