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Microsoft Azure Stack is ready to order now

July 10, 2017

Throughout the Technical Previews, we’ve seen tremendous customer and partner excitement around Microsoft Azure Stack. In fact, we’re speaking with thousands of partners this week at our Microsoft…

Corporate Vice President, Azure Infrastructure and Management
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Nested Virtualization in Azure

Thursday, July 13, 2017

We announced nested virtualization support coming to Azure with Dv3 or Ev3 series at //build session last month. Today we are excited to announce that you can now enable nested virtualization using the Dv3 and Ev3 VM sizes.

Senior Program Manager

What’s brewing in Visual Studio Team Services: July 2017 Digest

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

This post series provides the latest updates and news for Visual Studio Team Services and is a great way for Azure users to keep up-to-date with new features being released every three weeks. Visual Studio Team Services offers the best DevOps tooling to create an efficient continuous integration and release pipeline to Azure.

Director of Engineering, VS Team Services

Introducing Enterprise Smart Contracts

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Enterprise Smart Contracts decompose the “Public Smart Contract” approach, reflecting on both “contract” and technology evolution to provide a model for delivering on the promise of blockchain in the enterprise.

Principal Program Manager, Azure Blockchain Engineering

Artificial Intelligence tunes Azure SQL Databases

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

To stay competitive, today’s businesses need to make sure that they focus on their core competencies that directly deliver customer value while relying on their cloud provider to offer an affordable, reliable, and easy to use computing infrastructure that scales with their needs. In this blog, I want to share a few examples of how Azure SQL Database customers have benefited from the Automatic tuning feature.

Program Manager

Azure Cyber Analytics Program for Power and Utilities Customers

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The utilities industry is under continuous and persistent threat. The Ukraine attack was a wake-up call for many utilities who would not have considered something as improbable as a serial-to-Ethernet gateway vulnerability to be one of the key factors in allowing hackers to turn-off power to more than 230,000 Ukrainian residents.

Azure Principal Program Manager, Energy