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Azure NetApp Files is now generally available

28 May, 2019

Today, I’m excited to announce the general availability of Azure NetApp Files, the industry’s first bare-metal cloud file storage and data management service. Azure NetApp Files is an Azure first-party service for migrating and running the most demanding enterprise file-workloads in the cloud including databases, SAP, and high-performance computing applications with no code changes.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Storage, Media, and Edge
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Announcing Mobility service for Azure Maps, SDKs updates, and more

07 June 2019

Mobility has become the center of an array of new technologies running the gamut from cloud-based algorithms and ride-sharing services, to edge cognition, assisted driving, and traffic pattern analysis – all in an effort to move people and things from one location to another more efficiently.

Senior Program Manager, Azure Maps

Microsoft hosts HL7 FHIR DevDays

07 June 2019

One of the largest gatherings of healthcare IT developers will come together on the Microsoft campus next week for HL7 FHIR DevDays, with the goal of advancing the open standard for interoperable health data, called HL7® FHIR® (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources, pronounced “fire”).

Chief Architect, Microsoft Healthcare

Customize your automatic update settings for Azure Virtual Machine disaster recovery

03 June 2019

When we released the capability of automatic update of agents used in disaster recovery of Azure VMs, the most frequent feedback we received was related to access control. The request from customers was to allow them to provide a previously created automation account – approved and created by a person who is entrusted with the right access in the subscription.

Program Manager II, R&D Compute

Symantec’s zero-downtime migration to Azure Cosmos DB

03 June 2019

How do you migrate live, mission-critical data for a flagship product that must manage billions of requests with low latency and no downtime? The Consumer Business Unit at Symantec faced this exact challenge when deciding to shift from their costly and complex self-managed database infrastructure, to a geographically dispersed and low latency managed database solution on Azure.

Senior Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft Azure

Announcing service monitor alliances for Azure Deployment Manager

30 May 2019

Azure Deployment Manager is a new set of features for Azure Resource Manager that greatly expands your deployment capabilities. If you have a complex service that needs to be deployed to several regions, if you’d like greater control over when your resources are deployed in relation to one another, or if you’d like to limit your customer’s exposure to bad updates by catching them while in progress, then Deployment Manager is for you.

Principal Program Manager, Cloud and AI

Azure Cost Management updates – May 2019

30 May 2019

Azure Cost Management helps you understand how and where you're accruing costs in the cloud, identify and prevent bad spending patterns, and optimize costs, empowering you to do more with less. Let’s take a look at the latest set of improvements which will better enable you to manage your cloud costs, all in a single place.

Program Manager, Azure Cost Management

Integrating Azure CNI and Calico: A technical deep dive

30 May 2019

Calico policies lets you define filtering rules to control flow of traffic to and from Kubernetes Pods. In this blog post, we will explore in more technical detail the engineering work that went into enabling Azure Kubernetes Service to work with a combination of Azure CNI for networking and Calico for network policy.

Princial Product Manager, Azure Networking

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