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Develop production-scale modern web apps quickly with Azure Static Web Apps

May 12, 2021

Azure Static Web Apps was first announced in preview in May 2020 and today we are announcing the general availability of Azure Static Web Apps, including a free plan for easy product exploration and a standard plan for advanced capabilities supported by an enterprise Service Level Agreement (SLA). The Azure Static Web Apps hosting service aligns with the growing demand from consumers and businesses to establish a web presence with global reach and minimal effort.

Principal PM Manager, Azure Static Web Apps
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Easily build real-time apps with WebSockets and Azure Web PubSub—now in preview

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Today, we are announcing the preview of the Azure Web PubSub service for building real-time web applications with WebSockets. WebSocket is a standardized protocol that provides full-duplex communication. It is key to building efficient real-time web interactions and is supported by all major browsers as well as web servers.

Partner Director of Product Management

Deploy key design principles with enterprise-scale architecture

Wednesday, March 31, 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.

Senior Content Engineer

Azure Cost Management and Billing updates – March 2021

Tuesday, March 30, 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!

Program Manager, Azure Cost Management

Microsoft named a Leader in Forrester Wave: Function-as-a-Service Platforms

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

There are some use cases of serverless that need to be stateful—such as long-running workflows, human approved processes, and e-commerce shopping cart applications. Durable Functions, an extension to the Azure Functions runtime that brings stateful and orchestration capabilities to serverless functions. Durable Functions stands alone in the serverless space, providing stateful functions and a way to define serverless workflows programmatically.

Principal PM Manager, Azure Functions

Scale cloud adoption with modular designs for enterprise-scale landing zones

Thursday, March 25, 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.

Senior Cloud Advocate, Azure

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