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  • Microsoft Azure Brazil Region Now In Public Preview

    Thursday, April 17, 2014StevenMartinMS

    The Microsoft Azure Brazil South region, located in Sao Paulo state, is now available in public preview and will transition to general availability in the coming weeks.  We’re pleased to...

  • Freakin’ Delightful

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014Corey_Sanders

    Mark Russinovich, Technical Fellow of Microsoft Azure, just demo’d at #ChefConf 2014 direct integration of Chef inside a Canonical Ubuntu Virtual Machine using Azure extension technology. We ...

  • VM Agent and Extensions – Part 2

    Tuesday, April 15, 2014Kundana_Palagiri

    The previous blog ‘VM Agent & Extensions – Part 1’  hopefully gave an overview of VM Agent, its benefits and information on how to create new VMs with VM Agent enabled. I...

  • Announcing release of Microsoft Avro Library

    Monday, April 14, 2014Maxim_Lukiyanov

    Today, we are announcing release of Microsoft Avro Library. This release is a result of collaborative effort of multiple teams in Microsoft. The release brings complete and performant .NET implemen...

  • VM Image

    Monday, April 14, 2014Christine_Avanessians

    Drum roll, please.  With our most recent Microsoft Azure Runtime release, we are happy to announce the successor to OS Images, the new VM Image entity.  Wait a minute… yes, some of...

  • VM Agent and Extensions – Part 1

    Friday, April 11, 2014Kundana_Palagiri

    One of the new features announced recently for Windows Azure Infrastructure Services is the VM Agent. The VM Agent is a light weight process intended to bootstrap additional solutions, offered...

  • Blogging On Virtual Machines

    Thursday, April 10, 2014Corey_Sanders

    Hello, everyone! We are launching a special category of the Azure blog to focus specifically on Virtual Machine content, coming directly from the engineering team in Azure. I have the distinct ho...

  • New Azure Websites Region – Southeast Asia

    Thursday, April 10, 2014Nir_Mashkowski

    Since reaching General Availability last year, Azure Web Sites has been expanding to additional regions. It is our pleasure to announce the general availability of Southeast Asia Region for Azure W...

  • Information on Microsoft Azure and Heartbleed

    Thursday, April 10, 2014AndrewCushman

    The Heartbleed vulnerability in OpenSSL (CVE-2014-0160) has received a significant amount of attention recently.  While the discovered issue is specific to OpenSSL, many customers are wonderin...

  • New Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Alliances Help Enterprises Move to the Cloud on Their Terms

    Wednesday, April 9, 2014YousefKhalidi

    Microsoft is committed to helping customers embrace and benefit from a mobile-first, cloud-first world. Part of our vision to helping customers embrace technology like cloud computing, is to form s...

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