Visual Studio 2017 Launch and 20th Anniversary Event

Azure updates

Public preview: Twice the performance and unlimited columnar storage with SQL Data Warehouse

23 Oct – Announcing a new, faster performance tier for Azure SQL Data Warehouse for compute-intensive analytical workloads.

Truffle 4.0 beta 2 now available on Azure

23 Oct – We are excited to announce that in addition to the latest stable version of Truffle, the latest updates with Truffle 4.0 beta 2.

Last week in Azure: Cloud Service Map, Azure Red Shirt Dev Tour, & more

23 Oct – Five highlights from last week in Azure for the week of October 16, 2017: Translating AWS to Azure with the Cloud Service Map, Azure Red Shirt Dev Tour '17, New Azure Government capabilities, New previews on Azure, and weekly Azure shows to catch.

Transactional replication to Azure SQL Database is now generally available

23 Oct – We are excited to announce that transactional replication to Azure SQL Database is now generally available (GA). This feature allows you to migrate your on-premises SQL Server databases to Azure SQL Databases with minimal downtime.

Fv2 VMs are now available, the fastest VMs on Azure

23 Oct – Today, I’m excited to announce the general availability of our new Fv2 VM family. Azure now offers the fastest Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor, code-named Skylake, in the public cloud. In Azure, we have seen growing demand for massive large-scale computation by customers doing financial modeling, scientific analysis, genomics, geothermal visualization, and deep learning.

Join us: Visual Studio 2017 Launch Event and 20th Anniversary

9 Feb – Today, I’m proud and humbled that Visual Studio is turning twenty – we’re celebrating two decades of Visual Studio! As we hit this great milestone, I’m also delighted to announce that Visual Studio 2017 will be released on 7 March.

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