Microsoft Azure Blog

Expanding AI tools and resources for developers and data scientists on Azure

15 November 2017

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as one of the most disruptive forces behind the digital transformation of business. Our mission is to bring AI to every developer and every organization on the planet, and help businesses augment human ingenuity in unique and differentiated ways.

Corporate Vice President, Artificial Intelligence & Research

Dear Cassandra Developers, welcome to Azure #CosmosDB!

15 November 2017

Today we're excited to launch native support for Apache Cassandra API in Azure Cosmos DB – offering you Cassandra as-a-service powered by Azure Cosmos DB. You can now experience the power of Azure Cosmos DB platform as a managed service with the familiarity of your favorite Cassandra SDKs and tools—without any app code changes.

GPM, Azure Cosmos DB + Open Source Software Analytics

Azure Networking updates for Fall 2017

16 November 2017

At September’s Ignite 2017, our announcements focused on the fundamental pillars of security, performance, monitoring, connectivity, and availability. At Ignite we learned from thousands of customers building sophisticated virtual networks to support their mission critical applications

CVP, Azure Networking

Microsoft Cognitive Services updates for Microsoft Connect();

15 November 2017

Microsoft Cognitive Services enables developers to augment the next generation of applications with the ability to see, hear, speak, understand, and interpret needs using natural methods of communication. Think about the possibilities: being able to add vision and speech recognition, emotion and sentiment detection, language understanding, and search, to applications without having any data science expertise.