Microsoft Azure Blog

The best public cloud for SAP workloads gets more powerful

16 May, 2017

More and more enterprise customers are realizing the benefits of moving their core business applications to the cloud. Many have moved beyond the conversation of “why cloud” to “which cloud provider.” Customers want the assurance of performance, privacy and scale for their mission critical applications.

CVP, Microsoft Azure Team
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Dear DocumentDB customers, welcome to Azure Cosmos DB!

17 May 2017

Azure Cosmos DB, announced at the Microsoft Build 2017 conference, is the first globally distributed, multi-model database service for building planet scale apps. You can easily build globally-distributed applications without the hassle of complex, multiple-datacenter configurations.

Architect, Azure Cosmos DB + Open Source Software Analytics

Sneak Peek - PowerShell in Azure Cloud Shell

23 May 2017

At BUILD 2017, we announced the public availability of Azure Cloud Shell, which supports the Bash shell in a Linux environment. We are working to add PowerShell support to the Azure Cloud Shell. Our goal is to give you the choice to use the shell that you are most comfortable with to get your work done. To sign-up for a limited preview of PowerShell in Azure Cloud Shell, please fill out this sign-up form.

Principal Program Manager, PowerShell

New smaller Windows Server IaaS Image

18 May 2017

We continue to find ways to make Azure a better value for our customers. Azure Managed Disks, a new disk service launched in Feb '17, simplifies the management and scaling of Virtual Machines (VM). You can choose to create an empty Managed Disk, or create a Managed Disk from a VHD in a storage account, or from an Image as part of VM creation.

Program Manager, Azure Compute

The Microsoft vision for accelerating enterprise blockchain development

18 May 2017

Next week, Microsoft is headed to Consensus 2017 in New York City to meet with blockchain developers and share new additions to our Microsoft Azure Blockchain portfolio. We’re thrilled to sponsor and participate in a forum that brings together businesses, partners, and communities who are passionate about taking blockchain to enterprise.

Product Marketing, Azure Blockchain