Monthly Archives: December 2018

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

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