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Azure Media Services RTMP Support and Live Encoders

This article focuses on RTMP ingest feature enabled by Azure Media Services, and how it can be used to source multi-bitrate live feed to Azure Media Services channels using Wirecast, Flash Media Live Encoder (FMLE) and FFmpeg encoders.

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Azure Media Services now supported by JW Player

Azure Media Services already provides support for some of the most common streaming formats. This list includes Microsoft Smooth Streaming, industry standard mpeg-DASH and Apple HTTP Live streaming. This partnership enables us to offer our customers a choice of using one of the most popular players available.

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Scale is never a problem with Azure Websites

A key benefit of running your apps on Azure Websites is that the cloud gives you the ability to scale out seamlessly. Instead of buying new servers, you simply drag your Instance slider to get more machines.

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Azure Websites Virtual Network Integration

Azure Websites is happy to announce support for integration between your Azure VNET and your Azure Websites. The Virtual Network feature grants your website access to resources running your VNET.

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Getting Started with Azure Management Libraries for Java

In this post, I’ll introduce you to the management libraries for Java and walk you through the process of getting an Eclipse project up and running that you can extend and use to create and manage your own Azure subscription and resources within it.

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How to host a Scalable and Optimized WordPress for Azure in minutes

WordPress is one of the most popular Blogging Engines that not only allows you to create blog websites, it can also be used to create corporate as well as ecommerce sites with its oceans of plugins and extensibility. This post shows you a hassle-free way to spin up a scalable and optimized WordPress site in just minutes for Azure.

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DASH Live Streaming with Azure Media Service

This article focuses on the live streaming DASH features enabled by Azure Media Service, and how they can be used to deliver live and video on demand adaptive streaming to Web browsers and new devices of all types. DASH live streaming is now available for public preview, and will graduate to “general availability” with normal service level agreements after the preview period.

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Azure SQL Database Geo-Restore

This post continues our series on the Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery (BCDR) capabilities of Azure SQL Database and focuses on geo-restore. In my previous post on standard geo-replication I discussed how the various business continuity features map to service tiers.