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Accelerate your GDPR compliance with the Microsoft Cloud - The Official Microsoft Blog

The European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect one year from tomorrow. While some companies have started working …

Privacy

Deployment of Pre-Trained Models on Azure Container Services

<i>This post is authored by Mathew Salvaris, Ilia Karmanov and Jaya Mathew.</i><p>Data scientists and engineers routinely encounter issues when moving their …

Virtualization

New 400GB and 200GB caches available on Azure Analysis Services

In April we announced the general availability of Azure Analysis Services, which evolved from the proven analytics engine in Microsoft SQL Server …

Microsoft

Kubernetes in action: How orchestration and containers can increase uptime and resiliency

It’s been about a month since we finalized the acquisition of Deis to expand the Azure Container Service and Kubernetes support on Azure. It’s been …

Virtualization

23 Reasons Small Businesses Love Microsoft Cloud

If you’re a small business owner looking to adopt the cloud, then Microsoft’s Cloud may be your best option.<p>Microsoft has invested a lot into serving …

Small Business

Synechron Demos Three Blockchain Accelerator Applications At Consensus 2017

On May 22, at Consensus 2017 in New York, global financial consulting services and technology services provider Synechron announced the availability …

Bitcoin

Streamlined nested support for Resource Manager template deployment

Azure DevTest Labs now makes it much easier for you to provision multiple-VM or PaaS environments from Azure Resource Manager templates, even with …

Virtualization

New Azure Data Catalog capabilities

Recent updates have added new capabilities to Azure Data Catalog:<p><b>Data sources</b><p>Support for ODBC data sources. You can register and discover ODBC …

Databases

Sneak Peek

At BUILD 2017, we announced the preview of Azure Cloud Shell, which supports the Bash shell. As showcased (at 9:35 min) by Corey Sanders, we are …

Microsoft

Deploy Cognitive Toolkit model to Azure Web Apps

Azure offers several ways of deploying a deep-learning model including Windows Web App, Linux Web App, and Azure Container Services. For those less …

Python Programming

Microsoft Makes Azure More Affordable

Amazon should watch out, Microsoft is making its Azure Cloud service more affordable.<p>A recent survey already reported that Microsoft’s Azure is …

Microsoft

Azure Analysis Services new modeling and tooling features

Following the announcement a few weeks ago that 1400 models are now in Azure Analysis Services, we haven’t stopped there! We are pleased to announce …

Data Science

DocumentDB customers, welcome to Azure Cosmos DB

DocumentDB is now a part of Azure Cosmos DB. With this move, all of your existing DocumentDB resources in the Azure portal are available as Azure …

Microsoft

Azure enables cutting edge Virtual Apps, Desktops and Workstations with NVIDIA GRID

Professional graphics users in every industry count on an immersive, photorealistic, responsive environment to imagine, design, and build everything …

Virtualization

Exploring the preconfigured browser-based Linux Cloud Shell built into the Azure Portal

May 22, '17 Comments [0] Posted in Azure<p>Sponsored By<p>At BUILD a few weeks ago I did a demo of the Azure Cloud Shell, now in preview. It's pretty fab …

Linux

Creating a user-centric mobile hub with Xamarin and Azure App Service

To help Microsoft employees easily access campus services and amenities, Microsoft IT developed a mobile app for iOS, Android, and Windows 10 mobile …

Microsoft

Price reductions on General Purpose Virtual Machines

We believe in providing the most innovative cloud offerings at incredibly competitive prices to our customers. As part of this promise, we regularly …

Cloud Computing

Free webinar: Learn how to save up to 40 percent while running a high performance IT infrastructure

Having a consistent hybrid cloud environment is like having the best of both worlds. You can run workloads where they perform best and reduce …

Cloud Computing

Guys, guys, guys, we’re getting local Azure servers next year

Microsoft’s cloud computing platform is coming to this side of the planet, the company has confirmed, with Azure datacentres opening in Joburg and …

Xbox

Azure Application Insights Enterprise as part of Operations Management Suite subscription

Update for Operations Management Suite customers: We recently added Azure Application Insights Enterprise to the Microsoft Operations Management …

Microsoft

Announcing Public Preview of HDInsight HBase on Azure Data Lake Store

On November 21, Microsoft announced the general availability of Azure Data Lake Store. Azure Data Lake Store is a hyperscale cloud storage for big …

Big Data

gateway tutorials

There are many facets to an IoT Solution - device code, cloud solution code, and application code - all working together to realize a business goal. …

Raspberry Pi

Azure users told they're not WannaCrypt-proof

Microsoft Windows users already know what to do to defeat WannaCrypt (unless they've been asleep for a week). Now the company's published its advice …

Microsoft

Microsoft Build 2017: All About Embrace And Extend

Last week was a busy one for tech industry analysts—I started out at Dell EMC World in Las Vegas, attended Microsoft Build 2017 in Seattle and then went back to Dell EMC World. Build is Microsoft’s annual developer conference, targeted at the software, services and hardware developer community. I …

Microsoft

Oregon organic farm submits weed control plan ahead of court

An Oregon organic farm has submitted a weed management plan before the issue heads to county court.<p>The plan announced Wednesday by Azure Farms …

Microsoft

WannaCrypt attacks

The recent global ransomware attack, known as WannaCrypt, has brought forward the importance of running a well secured infrastructure. Whether or not …

Information Security

Introducing Per Minute (RU/m) provisioning to lower your cost, increase your performance

Last week at our annual Build conference, we’ve announced Azure Cosmos DB – our globally-distributed, multi-model database service and a set of new …

Virtualization

In-Memory OLTP Update

In November 2016, we announced the general availability (GA) of In-Memory OLTP technology in Azure SQL Database worldwide. From then on we have been …

Databases

Azure becomes double DaaS-aster zone as VMware loads up

Microsoft's weird DaaS licensing melts away when it has a sniff of Azure usageVMware's got the green light to deliver virtual Windows desktops and …

Vmware

Microsoft Brings Container Orchestration to Azure Service Fabric, for Windows and (Soon) Linux

Microsoft is investing in containers, both with its Azure Container Service and with Azure Service Fabric, its distributed systems platform for …

Cloud Computing