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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

Azure HDInsight integration with Data Lake Storage Gen2 preview - ACL and security update

Monday, December 10, 2018

Today we are sharing an update to the Azure HDInsight integration with Azure Data Lake Storage Gen 2. This integration will enable HDInsight customers to drive analytics from the data stored in Azure Data Lake Storage Gen 2 using popular open source frameworks such as Apache Spark, Hive, MapReduce, Kafka, Storm, and HBase in a secure manner.

Principal Program Manager, Azure HDInsight

Johnson Controls tackles a $15b building industry problem with Azure Cosmos DB

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Johnson Controls has been a pioneer in building management solutions and services since founder Warren Johnson invented the first electric room thermostat in 1885. Johnson Controls has introduced many innovations to the building industry over the years and are now tackling a problem that costs the building industry billions each year.

Principal Program Manager, Azure Cosmos DB

IoT in Action: 4 innovations that are revolutionizing IoT

Thursday, December 6, 2018

The Internet of Things (IoT) is reshaping every industry from manufacturing to medicine, and opportunities to transform business are nearly limitless. And while IoT is a complicated endeavor requiring multiple partners, skillsets, and technologies, new innovations are making projects easier to deploy, more secure, and more intelligent than ever.

Director, Channel Marketing

Disaster recovery of zone pinned Azure Virtual Machines to another region

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Azure Availability Zones are unique fault-isolated physical locations, within an Azure region, with independent power, network, and cooling. Each Availability Zone is comprised of one or more datacenters and houses infrastructure to support highly available, mission critical applications with fault tolerance to datacenter failures.

Senior Program Manager, Cloud + Enterprise

Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 preview – More features, more performance, better availability

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Since we announced the limited public preview of Azure Data Lake Storage (ADLS) Gen2 in June, the response has been resounding. Customers participating in the ADLS Gen2 preview have directly benefitted from the scale, performance, security, manageability, and cost-effectiveness inherent in the ADLS Gen2 offering.

Program Manager, Azure Storage

General availability of VNet Service Endpoints for Azure SQL Data Warehouse

Thursday, December 6, 2018

We’re excited to share the general availability of Virtual Network (VNet) Service Endpoints for Azure SQL Data Warehouse in all Azure public cloud regions. Azure SQL Data Warehouse is a fast, flexible, and secure cloud data warehouse tuned for running complex queries fast and across petabytes of data.

Principal Program Manager, Azure SQL Data Warehouse

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