Virtual Machines

Introducing maintenance control for platform updates

10 December 2019

We are taking a look at the preview of a maintenance control feature for platform updates on Azure Dedicated Host and Isolated virtual machines. Using this feature customers can take control of host updates for a period of 35-days in a rolling window. At public preview we are making CLI, PowerShell, APIs available. Portal will come later.

Senior Program Manager, Azure Compute

Finastra “did not expect the low RPO” of Azure Site Recovery DR

19 November 2019

Today’s question and answer style post covers an interview between Siddharth Deekshit, Program Manager, Azure Site Recovery engineering and Bryan Heymann, Head of Cloud Architecture, Finastra. Finastra builds and deploys technology on its open software architecture, our conversation focused on the organization’s journey to replace several disparate disaster recovery technologies with Azure Site Recovery.

Program Manager II, Azure Site Recovery

New Azure HPC and partner offerings at Supercomputing 19

18 November 2019

For more than three decades, the researchers and practitioners that make up the high-performance computing (HPC) community will come together for their annual event. More than ten thousand strong in attendance, the global community will converge on Denver, Colorado to advance the state-of-the-art in HPC.

Sr Product Marketing Manager, Azure Marketing