24 July 2018
We’re excited to see a ton of engagement and positive feedback on Azure Blockchain Workbench since our initial public preview release in May. Last month, we made our first major update to the public preview release based on your feedback and feature requests. Today, we’re releasing our next update to Workbench, which we’re calling version 1.2.0. You can either deploy a new instance of Workbench through the Azure Portal or upgrade your existing deployment to 1.2.0 using our upgrade script.
18 June 2018
Last month, we announced the public preview release of Azure Blockchain Workbench, which greatly accelerates blockchain application development. Since launch, we’ve seen a tremendous amount of engagement and enthusiasm from our customers and partners with thousands of different blockchain apps processing tens of thousands of transactions.
08 March 2018
Energy exploration, production, and reservoir monitoring are leaders in the private sector for big data and compute-intensive applications. That's why energy companies have always used high performance computing (HPC) to aid in oil and gas exploration.
26 October 2017
Blockapps was one of the first blockchains that was offered in Azure back in 2015. The partnership with the team on the STRATO product line has continued to evolved, based on feedback from real world use cases and technical innovation from the engineering group at Blockapps.
20 July 2017
Enterprise Smart Contracts decompose the “Public Smart Contract” approach, reflecting on both “contract” and technology evolution to provide a model for delivering on the promise of blockchain in the enterprise.
18 May 2017
This blog post was authored by Marc Mercuri, Director, Microsoft Digital. Microsoft is laser-focused on enabling and accelerating enterprise adoption of blockchain technologies. Our blockchain offerings are well known for providing the ability to rapidly and consistently deploy blockchain infrastructure.
09 May 2017
We are excited to announce our collaboration with Waves and bringing their token platform to the Microsoft Azure marketplace. The Waves Platform is a decentralized platform for crowdfunding and creation of digital tokens.
31 March 2017
Syscoin and Blockchain Foundry are important partners on Azure. We are proud to welcome them to the platform and we look forward to an ongoing partnership with the team.
28 February 2017
We are proud to announce our participation as a launch partner with the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance in addition to making the first reference implementations of Ethereum available in a public cloud. Ethereum was the first blockchain supported in Azure and it is evolving to address the needs of enterprises globally. Focusing on requirements like privacy, permissions and a pluggable architecture while retaining its public roots, Ethereum continues to widen the scope of what developers, businesses and consortiums can achieve.
09 February 2017
As we get closer to the first public preview of the Cryptlet Fabric, I though it was a good time to quickly highlight what blockchain enthusiasts, professionals and developers should be looking forward to. The Cryptlet Fabric is designed to be the middle tier in the new proposed 3-Layered & Tiered Smart Contract architecture, so it will deliver things you would expect from such an implementation. It manages scale, failover, caching, monitoring, management…a long list of features, but what is new: