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New in Azure Stream Analytics: Geospatial functions, Custom code and lots more!

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Today, we are pleased to announce the roll-out of several compelling capabilities in Azure Stream Analytics. These include native support for geospatial functions, custom code with JavaScript, low latency dashboarding with Power BI and preview of Visual Studio integration and Job diagnostic logs. Additionally, effective today there will be no more ingress data throttling.

Sr. Program Manager

Modern Data Warehousing with Continuous Integration

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Going a step beyond the traditional ways of developing a data warehouse by adopting CI practices which are more prevalent for API (.NET) based applications. It’s been long pending for data warehouse…

Senior Software Engineer, Microsoft IT

Getting Started with Azure Management Libraries for Java

Monday, September 15, 2014

In this post, I'll introduce you to the management libraries for Java and walk you through the process of getting an Eclipse project up and running that you can extend and use to create and manage your own Azure subscription and resources within it.

Program Manager, Azure SDK & Tools

How to host a Scalable and Optimized WordPress for Azure in minutes

Monday, September 15, 2014

WordPress is one of the most popular Blogging Engines that not only allows you to create blog websites, it can also be used to create corporate as well as ecommerce sites with its oceans of plugins and extensibility. This post shows you a hassle-free way to spin up a scalable and optimized WordPress site in just minutes for Azure.

Program Manager, Azure App Service
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DASH Live Streaming with Azure Media Service

Saturday, September 13, 2014

This article focuses on the live streaming DASH features enabled by Azure Media Service, and how they can be used to deliver live and video on demand adaptive streaming to Web browsers and new devices of all types. DASH live streaming is now available for public preview, and will graduate to “general availability” with normal service level agreements after the preview period.

Digital Media Architect, Azure Media Services

Azure SQL Database Geo-Restore

Saturday, September 13, 2014

This post continues our series on the Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery (BCDR) capabilities of Azure SQL Database and focuses on geo-restore. In my previous post on standard geo-replication I discussed how the various business continuity features map to service tiers.

Group Program Manager, Azure SQL Database

Announcing Long Term Retention for Azure Backup

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Previously, we had announced long term retention for cloud backups from DPM. With this month’s release of the Azure Backup service, we are extending that capability to cloud backups from all currently supported SKUs of Windows Server and Windows Server Essentials.

Principal Group Program Manager, Cloud + Enterprise

High Speed Encoding with Azure Media Services

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

High speed encoding has been a top customer ask for Azure Media Services and that ask has now been met by enabling customers to select between three different types of Encoding Reserved Units. In this post, I will cover how you can use the new Encoding Reserved Units and the speed gains that you will get as a result.

Principal Program Manager, Azure Media Services