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Announcing the general availability of Azure Ultra Disk Storage

August 15, 2019

Today, we are announcing the general availability (GA) of Microsoft Azure Ultra Disk Storage—a new Managed Disks offering that delivers unprecedented and extremely scalable performance with sub-millisecond latency for the most demanding Azure Virtual Machines and container workloads.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Storage, Media, and Edge
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Improving Azure Virtual Machines resiliency with Project Tardigrade

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Codenamed Project Tardigrade, this effort draws its inspiration from the eight-legged microscopic creature, the tardigrade also known as the water bear. Virtually impossible to kill, tardigrades can be exposed to extreme conditions, but somehow still manage to wiggle their way to survival.

Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft Azure

Announcing the preview of GitHub Actions for Azure

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

On Thursday, August 8, 2019, GitHub announced the preview of GitHub Actions with support for Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD). Actions makes it possible to create simple, yet powerful pipelines and automate software compilation and delivery. Today, we are announcing the preview of GitHub Actions for Azure.

Principal Program Manager, Azure DevOps

Building resilient Azure ExpressRoute connectivity for business continuity and disaster recovery

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Moving business-critical workloads demand a disaster recovery strategy not only for the frontend network connectivity to the workloads, but also for backend network connectivity directly to organizations. We share the best practices, architecture, and Azure Networking features that help maximize high availability and ExpressRoute connectivity for disaster recovery. The architecture leverages existing geo-redundant ExpressRoute circuits of an organization additionally for disaster recovery.

Program Manager, Azure Networking

Overcoming language difficulties with AI and Azure services

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Ever hear the Abbot and Costello routine, “Who’s on first?” It’s a masterpiece of American English humor. But what if it we translated it into another language? With a word-by-word translation, most of what English speakers laugh at, would be lost.

Principal Healthcare Program Manager, Industry Experiences

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