27 April 2021
April builds on top of past releases. From an expansion of the Retail Prices API to cover non-USD currencies to a new custom date picker based on your feedback. There's also new guidance for building out your cloud architecture for enterprises and operators as well as the usual cost optimization tips, videos, and documentation updates.
06 April 2021
Tailwind Traders takes advantage of prescriptive guidance coupled with best practices for your Azure control plane by using the enterprise-scale architecture.
05 April 2021
Today, we are announcing the general availability of Cloud Services (extended support), which is a new Azure Resource Manager (ARM)-based deployment model for Azure Cloud Services. The platform-supported tool for migrating existing cloud services to Cloud Services (extended support) also goes into preview today.
31 March 2021
When embarking on any project or new implementation, there are always key design and decision points to be discussed and fully understood. Deploying an enterprise-scale landing zone and subsequent resources to the cloud is no different. The enterprise-scale architecture prescribed in this guidance is based on the design principles that serve as a compass for subsequent design decisions across critical technical domains.
30 March 2021
March is an exciting month! If you need to control costs and avoid projected overages, you'll want to check out changes to Cost Management budgets. You also have a new view optimized for viewing subscription costs as well as more ways to save, learning resources, and documentation updates. Enjoy!
25 March 2021
Tailwind Traders requires an initial implementation of landing zones with fully integrated governance, security, and operations from the start. The enterprise-scale architecture provides prescriptive guidance coupled with Azure best practices, developed largely by Microsoft architects and the broader Cloud Solutions Unit technical community.
25 March 2021
For any organization running big data workloads in the cloud, exceptional scale, performance, and optimization are essential. Databricks customers have multiple choices for their cloud destination. Azure Databricks is the only first-party service offering for Databricks, which provides customers with distinct benefits not offered in any other cloud.
24 March 2021
If you ask three people what a service is, you may get three different answers. At Microsoft, we define a service (business process or technology) as a means of delivering value to customers (first or third party) by facilitating outcomes customers want to achieve.
22 March 2021
At Microsoft Ignite, I presented the “Inside Azure Datacenter Architecture” session to give a tour of the latest innovations around how Azure enables intelligent, modern, and innovative applications at scale in the cloud, on-premises, and on the edge.
17 March 2021
Tailwind Traders is a retail company that is looking to adopt Azure as part of its IT strategy. The IT team is familiar with deploying infrastructure on-premises and are now researching what they need to do in order to run their workloads within Azure.