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  • Static Internal IP Address for Virtual Machines

    Tuesday, April 22, 2014Corey_Sanders

    What is it? With the most recent PowerShell release, you now have the capability to define and configure a specific internal IP address that can be statically assigned to an IaaS Virtual Machine d...

  • Announcing New MongoDB Instances on Microsoft Azure

    Tuesday, April 22, 2014BrianBenz

    Since the previous release of production-ready MongoLab plans on Microsoft Azure, we’ve seen demand increase significantly. The MongoLab and Microsoft teams have been working together to deve...

  • Equinix Brings Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute to 16 Markets globally Inside Equinix IBX Data Centers

    Tuesday, April 22, 2014StevenMartinMS

    As enterprises build out hybrid cloud environments, many customers are looking for a seamless bridge between public cloud providers and physical data centers. Today we’re announcing that we h...

  • Custom Data and Cloud-Init on Microsoft Azure

    Monday, April 21, 2014StephenZarkos

    What is Custom Data? Customers often ask how they can inject a script or other metadata into a Microsoft Azure virtual machine at provision time.  In other clouds this concept is often referr...

  • Azure Web Sites New Basic Pricing Tier

    Monday, April 21, 2014Nir_Mashkowski

    Editor's Note: This post was written by Yochay Kirtiaty, Principal Program Manager Lead on the Azure Web Sites Team With the April updates to Microsoft Azure, Azure Web Sites offers a new pricing ...

  • 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...

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