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Azure.Source - Volume 61

Monday, December 10, 2018

The latest Azure news from Microsoft Connect(); 2018, general availability of Azure Machine Learning service, new Azure IoT offerings to simplify IoT application development, and so much more.

Sr. Product Marketing Manager

New Azure IoT offerings simplify IoT application development

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

We are at a tipping point in IoT where enterprises are moving from proof of concepts to production. Today, they can manage IoT applications at scale, collecting massive amounts of data and reasoning over this data in real time to optimize processes, environments, and create new solutions.

Director, Azure Internet of Things

Know exactly how much it will cost for enabling DR to your Azure VMs

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Azure offers built-in disaster recovery (DR) solution for Azure Virtual Machines through Azure Site Recovery. In addition to the broadest global coverage, Azure has the most comprehensive resiliency strategy in the industry from mitigating rack level failures with Availability Sets and data center failures with Availability Zones to protecting against large-scale events with failover to separate regions with Azure Site Recovery.

Senior Program Manager, Cloud + Enterprise

Taking a closer look at Python support for Azure Functions

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Azure Functions provides a powerful programming model for accelerated development and serverless hosting of event-driven applications. Ever since we announced the general availability of the Azure Functions 2.0 runtime, support for Python has been one of our top requests. At Microsoft Connect() last week, we announced the public preview of Python support in Azure Functions.

Program Manager II, Azure Functions

How smart buildings can help combat climate change

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way governments and organizations tackle some of humanity’s thorniest challenges. In this three-part series, we looked first at common issues leaders must address to drive digital transformation in their cities.

Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Azure

How news platforms can improve uptake with Microsoft Azure’s Video AI service

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

As it turns out, Microsoft News has been working for years on some pretty advanced algorithms that analyze their articles and determine how to increase personalization, which ultimately increases consumption. However, when I asked them if there were any gaps, they were quick to answer that they would love more insights on their videos.

Data & Applied Scientist, Engineering

Extracting insights from IoT data using the warm path data flow

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

This blog continues our coverage of the solution guide published by Microsoft’s Industry Experiences team. The guide includes the following components: Ingesting data, Hot path processing, Cold path processing, and Analytics clients. This blog post covers the warm path processing components of the solution guide.

Principal Solutions Architect, Industry Experiences

A hybrid approach to Kubernetes

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

We’re excited to see everyone at Kubecon this week! We’ve been working with our customers to understand how they’re thinking about Kubernetes and what we can do to make it easier for them.

Principal Program Manager, Azure Stack

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