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Announcing the general availability of Azure Ultra Disk Storage

15 August, 2019

Today, we are announcing the general availability (GA) of Microsoft Azure Ultra Disk Storage—a new Managed Disks offering that delivers unprecedented and extremely scalable performance with sub-millisecond latency for the most demanding Azure Virtual Machines and container workloads.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Storage, Media, and Edge
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Improving Azure Virtual Machines resiliency with Project Tardigrade

14 August 2019

Codenamed Project Tardigrade, this effort draws its inspiration from the eight-legged microscopic creature, the tardigrade also known as the water bear. Virtually impossible to kill, tardigrades can be exposed to extreme conditions, but somehow still manage to wiggle their way to survival.

Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft Azure

Announcing the preview of GitHub Actions for Azure

13 August 2019

On Thursday, August 8, 2019, GitHub announced the preview of GitHub Actions with support for Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD). Actions makes it possible to create simple, yet powerful pipelines and automate software compilation and delivery. Today, we are announcing the preview of GitHub Actions for Azure.

Principal Program Manager, Azure DevOps

Two ways to share Azure Advisor recommendations

10 July 2019

If your IT organization is like most, you probably work with many different people across many different teams. When it comes to common IT tasks like optimizing your cloud workloads, you might need to interact with several resource owners or even complete a formal review process.

Program Manager, Azure Advisor

Previewing Azure SDKs following new Azure SDK API Standards

09 July 2019

Today we’re happy to share a new set of libraries for working with Azure Storage, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Key Vault, and Azure Event Hubs in Java, Python, JavaScript or TypeScript, and .NET. These libraries provide access to new service features, and represent the first step towards applying a new set of standards across the Azure SDKs that we believe will make the libraries easier to learn and integrate into your software.

Principal Group Software Engineering Manager

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