Microsoft Azure Blog

Cray Supercomputers are coming to Azure

October 23, 2017

I’m thrilled to share our new partnership with Cray that will provide our customer unprecedented access to supercomputing capabilities in Azure to solve their toughest challenges in climate modeling, precision medicine, energy, manufacturing, and other scientific research.

Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Azure Team
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Fv2 VMs are now available, the fastest VMs on Azure

Monday, October 23, 2017

Today, I’m excited to announce the general availability of our new Fv2 VM family. Azure now offers the fastest Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor, code-named Skylake, in the public cloud. In Azure, we have seen growing demand for massive large-scale computation by customers doing financial modeling, scientific analysis, genomics, geothermal visualization, and deep learning.

Director of Compute, Azure

Cloud Service Map for AWS and Azure Available Now

Monday, October 16, 2017

Today, we are pleased to introduce a new cloud service map to help you quickly compare the cloud capabilities of Azure and AWS services in all categories. Whether you are planning a multi-cloud solution with Azure and AWS, or simply migrating to Azure, you will be able to use this service map to quickly orient yourself with the services required for a successful migration.

Technical Product Manager

The Key to Improving the IT/LOB Relationship

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

We all know shadow IT is rampant in our companies. Line of business (LOB) employees bring their own devices into the workplace, along with apps and SaaS services that IT didn't approve or, more importantly, doesn’t even know about. But this reality actually creates an opening for IT to change how it is perceived - for the better.

Chief Strategist, Cloud + Enterprise

U-SQL, the new big data language for Azure Data Lake

Thursday, October 29, 2015

To help you use the Azure Data Lake as productively as possible, we will have a six-part blogging series on different aspects of the Azure Data Lake over the next few days. This is the second blog in the series giving you the details of U-SQL, the new language we introduced for Azure Data Lake Analytics.

Product Marketing, Hadoop/Big Data and Data Warehousing