Monthly Archives: November 2020

Connecting urban environments with IoT and Digital Twins

Monday, November 16, 2020

As urbanization continues to take hold and cities face challenges to become more sustainable and livable, urban planning and operations strategies must adapt. Now more than ever, public and private organizations are coming together to push transformative solutions and change the way we plan and operate infrastructure and urban environments for all.

Senior Program Manager

Open Azure Day: A VIP Linux and OSS speaker line-up in one event

Monday, November 9, 2020

The Linux and open-source landscapes are changing rapidly. With so many companies embracing remote work and operations this year, we’re seeing more organizations running large-scale, mission-critical Linux and open-source workloads than ever before. IT teams need technical resources that can keep up—now. Even organizations that had already begun moving to the cloud are now finding that they need to accelerate and expand their cloud adoption.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Compute

Meeting developer needs with powerful new features in Azure Cache for Redis

Monday, November 9, 2020

In May, we announced a groundbreaking partnership with Redis Labs to bring their Redis Enterprise software to Azure as a part of Azure Cache for Redis. We were humbled by the level of excitement and interest we received. We are announcing that you can now use Redis to tackle new challenges while making your caches larger and more resilient than ever before.

Corporate Vice President, Developer Division

New enhanced DNS features in Azure Firewall—now generally available

Monday, November 9, 2020

Custom DNS, DNS proxy, and FQDN filtering in network rules (for non-HTTP/S and non-MSSQL protocols) in Azure Firewall are now generally available. In this blog, we also share an example use-case on using DNS proxy with Private Link. Azure Firewall is a cloud-native firewall as a service (FWaaS) offering that allows you to centrally govern and log all your traffic flows using a DevOps approach.

Program Manager, Azure Networking

Reduce costs with new memory-optimized Azure Virtual Machines certified for SAP HANA

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

In June 2020, we announced general availability of Azure general purpose and memory optimized Virtual Machines based on the 2nd generation Intel Xeon Platinum 8272CL (Cascade Lake) deliver up to roughly 20 percent CPU performance improvement compared to their predecessors, the Dv3 and Ev3 VM, depending on the workload.

Principal Program Manager, Azure Compute