Microsoft Azure

Tutorial: Launch a Spark and R cluster with HDInsight

If you'd like to get started using R with Spark, you'll need to set up a Spark cluster and install R and all the other necessary software on the …

Data Science

Microsoft and Facebook's transatlantic cable completed

Construction of Microsoft and Facebook's jointly-funded submarine cable has ended.<p>The two companies, along with construction and operation partner …

Microsoft

The ridiculously fast Marea transatlantic internet cable is complete

Microsoft and Facebook may not be as cool as SpongeBob, but they do now have a mighty cable under the sea which is almost as impressive as a …

Microsoft

Celebrating the completion of the most advanced subsea cable across the Atlantic

When it comes to computing, speed matters. So does resiliency. Today, we’re proud to announce the completion of the Marea subsea cable, which is …

Microsoft

Download flow run history, build advanced recurring schedules and more | Flow Blog

In the past couple of weeks we have added several new features that enhance the power of Microsoft Flow.<p>Download Flow Run History<p>Microsoft Flow has …

Microsoft

Microsoft improves Azure’s resiliency with new infrastructure expansion

While Microsoft Corp.’s Azure and other leading cloud platforms have safeguards against outages, the risk of downtime can never be eliminated …

Microsoft

Introducing Azure Availability Zones for resiliency and high availability

As part of our commitment to providing customers with a platform for their most demanding, mission-critical workloads, I’m excited to announce …

Microsoft

Support for blob storage lease management from the Azure portal

You can now conveniently manage leases on containers and blobs of storage accounts right from the Azure Portal. The blades that display the list of …

Microsoft

On

We announced the availability of Linux on-premises and cross-region mounting of Azure Files for the first OS distribution - Ubuntu 17.04, in April. …

Linux

Newly available in 8 regions

As part of Microsoft’s mission to enable more customers and organizations worldwide to achieve more, <b>Azure IoT Hub</b> is expanding within 4 countries …

Microsoft

OpenFaaS on Azure (Swarm)

I explain about how to deploy OpenFaaS on Kubernetes on Azure. However, OpenFaaS supports Swarm as well. What is the most easy way to deploy it? …

DevOps

Route IoT device messages to Azure Storage with Azure IoT Hub

Azure Storage containers is the new custom endpoint type available with IoT Hub. Azure Storage containers joins Service Bus queues, topics, and Event …

Microsoft

Modernizing Windows Deployment with Windows 10 Subscription Activation

Back in June when we announced Windows AutoPilot, we also talked about another feature to automatically step up from Windows 10 Pro to Windows 10 …

Microsoft

New CLI tools added and font-size selection

Microsoft routinely maintains and updates Azure Cloud Shell, which includes commonly used CLI tools—Linux shell interpreters, Azure tools, text …

Cloud Foundry

Ah, good ol' Windows update cycles... Wait, before anything else, check your hardware

<b>Sponsored</b> Windows 10 means a major shift in how IT operations should perceive and manage Windows and their hardware estate. The most significant is …

Microsoft

September updates to the Azure Analysis Services web designer

In July, we released the Azure Analysis Services web designer. This new browser-based experience allows developers to start creating and managing …

Web Design

Azure Analysis Services now available in Azure Government

We are pleased to announce the general availability of Azure Analysis Services in the Microsoft Cloud for Government. Based on the proven analytics …

Microsoft

Announcing larger, higher scale storage accounts

One of the fastest areas of growth in cloud computing is around data storage. With a variety of workloads such as IoT telemetry, logging, media, …

Microsoft

High availability SharePoint Server 2016 farm in Azure deployment content updated

The content for deploying a high-availability SharePoint Server 2016 farm in Azure steps you through creating and configuring the following:<p>This …

Virtualization

Microsoft launches data security technology for Windows Server, Azure

Data is at its greatest risk of being compromised when it is being used, when moving from a secure database around the servers or apps in memory. So, …

Windows Server

Microsoft Corporation Earnings: Mark Your Calendar -- The Motley Fool

With Microsoft stock hitting new highs, the pressure ahead of earnings is high. Can Microsoft deliver?<p>Earnings season will kick into high gear next …

Stocks

Microsoft uses analytics and data science to enhance the user experience

Core Services Engineering (formerly Microsoft IT) is enhancing user experiences for Microsoft employees—such as finding information and communicating …

Big Data

Fewer login prompts: The new “Keep me signed in” experience for Azure AD is in preview

Howdy folks,<p>A common request we get from our customers is to reduce the number of times users are prompted to sign into Azure AD. One way to reduce …

Microsoft

Microsoft

Managing the scale and complexities of hyper-scale cloud deployments presents new challenges for IT organizations.<p>Technologies like Ansible by Red …

Red Hat

More and more fun with Terraform on Azure

Just one month ago, we announced our increased investment in Terraform. It is amazing to see the progress we have already made together with …

Cloud Computing

AWS announces per minute pricing for EC2

• Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Web Services takes on its competitors by announcing pricing by the second for EC2 instances.<br>• AWS originally charged by the hour …

Stock Markets

Marching into the future of the Azure AD admin experience: retiring the Azure classic portal

Howdy folks,<p>Since we announced General Availability of the new Azure AD admin center in May, it’s been used by over 800,000 users from 500,000 …

Microsoft

Dynatrace

<b>How to get a license key</b><p>Visit the Dynatrace website to learn how to get started with Dynatrace.<p><b>Gain comprehensive visibility into your cloud-based</b> …

Cloud Computing

Ask us anything about the new Azure Log Analytics language

<b>Join our first AMA session on Thursday, September 21, 2017 from 9:00 AM-10:00 AM Pacific Time. Add the event to your calendar!</b><p>Last month, we …

Microsoft

EDNS Client Subnet support in Azure Traffic Manager

Over the past few months, we announced the support for Geographic Traffic Routing, Fast failover, and TCP probing using Azure Traffic Manager. It is …

Linux