Category : Azure

Microsoft open sources its next-gen cloud hardware design | TechCrunch

  Microsoft today open sourced its next-gen hyperscale cloud hardware design and contributed it to the Open Compute Project (OCP). Microsoft joined the OCP, which also includes Facebook, Google, Intel, IBM, Rackspace and many other cloud vendors, back in 2014. Over the last two years, it already contributed a number of server,…

Azure brings SQL Server Analysis Services to the cloud | PCWorld

  SQL Server Analysis Services, one of the key features of Microsoft’s relational database enterprise offering, is going to the cloud. The company announced Tuesday that it’s launching the public beta of Azure Analysis Services, which gives users access to semantic data modeling tools in the cloud. Source: Azure brings…

Microsoft Azure revenue jumped 116% in Q1 2017 | VentureBeat | Cloud | by Jordan Novet

Microsoft today said that its Azure public cloud saw its revenue go up 116 percent year over year in the quarter that ended on September 30. Compute usage also doubled year over year, Microsoft said. Source: Microsoft Azure revenue jumped 116% in Q1 2017 | VentureBeat | Cloud | by…

Azure Guidance | patterns & practices | Microsoft Azure

Microsoft has a website that contains a dozen or so checklists, best practices and guidance documents for the various pieces of Azure. Best practices and guidance for Azure Source: Azure Guidance | patterns & practices | Microsoft Azure

5 Design Patterns for AI in the Cloud – Microsoft Video

“We are still in the first minutes of the first day of the Intelligence revolution. In this keynote, Dr. Joseph Sirosh will present 5 solutions (and their implementations) that the intelligent cloud delivers. Join us in this keynote to learn how these solutions can help any organization, from a startup…

Microsoft and Bank of America Merrill Lynch collaborate to transform trade finance transacting with Azure Blockchain as a Service | News Center

Interesting news today about how Azure is becoming a platform for financial institutions using Blockchain technology. Blockchain is the concept underlying Bitcoin, that allows secure transfer of digital value. Also an interesting fact buried in the article: More than 80 percent of the world’s largest banks are Azure customers. Source:…

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Microsoft Azure ‘Pay-As-You-Go’ now available for India regions – MSPoweruser

Microsoft Azure ‘Pay-As-You-Go’ offer is now available in India data center region. Good news if you live in India and want to run servers in India. Source: Microsoft Azure ‘Pay-As-You-Go’ now available for India regions – MSPoweruser

What is Windows Azure Active Directory? | Channel 9

Windows Azure Active Directory is described in cartoon format in this video. It’s an easy to follow sketch of all the major pieces and how you can use it. It also describes the differences between Windows Azure Active Directory and Windows Server Active Directory. Source: What is Windows Azure Active…

Azure Data Center

Azure Datacenter Virtual Tour. The coolest thing I’ve seen in a while. WTG Microsoft… Check out the Azure Data Center