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Monthly archives: March 2019

Azure.Source - Volume 73

11 March 2019

Scaling out read workloads in Azure Database for MySQL; Secure server access with VNet service endpoints for Azure Database for MariaDB; Announcing new capabilities in Azure Firewall; and much more.

Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft Azure

Azure Stack IaaS – part three

08 March 2019

Remember back in the virtualization days when you had to pick a host for your virtual machine? Some of my business units could tell by the naming convention the make and manufacturer of the hardware. Using this knowledge, they’d fill up the better gear first, leaving the teams that didn’t know better with the oldest hosts.

Architect, Azure Stack

Microsoft continues to build the case for data estate modernization on Azure

07 March 2019

With the latest release of Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Microsoft doubles-down on Azure SQL DW as one of the core data services for digital transformation on Azure. In addition to the fundamental benefits of agility, on-demand scaling and unlimited compute availability, the most recent price-to-performance metrics from the GigaOM report are one of several the compelling arguments they have made for customers to adopt Azure SQL DW.

Sr. Partner Development Manager, OCP

Microsoft opens first datacenters in Africa with general availability of Microsoft Azure

06 March 2019

Today, I am pleased to announce the general availability of Microsoft Azure from our new cloud regions in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa. Nedbank, Peace Parks Foundation, and eThekwini water are just a few of the organizations in Africa leveraging Microsoft cloud services today and will benefit from the increased computing resources and connectivity from our new cloud regions.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Global, Microsoft Azure