Microsoft Azure Blog

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

Azure Automation: Authenticating to Azure using Azure Active Directory

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

If you’re a user of Azure Automation, you already know how useful it can be for automating manual, long running, frequently repeated, and error prone tasks that keep your cloud services up and running. You may also be well aware that there are a number of steps required to get Azure Automation set up to talk to Azure using certificate-based authentication. Well we on the Azure Automation and Azure PowerShell team are happy to present you with an easier alternative..

Program Manager, Azure Automation

Azure HDInsight makes HBase (NoSQL database) a GA Feature

Monday, August 25, 2014

On June 6, Microsoft announced HBase as a preview feature of Azure HDInsight. On August 21, we announced the general availability of HBase (along with the preview of Azure DocumentDB and Search). Apache HBase is a columnar NoSQL (“not only Structured Query Language”) distributed database project of the Apache Hadoop ecosystem.

Product Marketing, Hadoop/Big Data and Data Warehousing