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Safeguarding your cloud resources with Azure security services

February 14, 2017

While cloud security continues to be a top concern, we recently shared insights from a survey that show overall concern has dropped significantly since 2015. We’re now at a stage where half of organizations contend the cloud is more secure than their on-premises infrastructure.

Corporate Vice President
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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

Bletchley – The Cryptlet Fabric & Evolution of blockchain Smart Contracts

Thursday, February 9, 2017

As we get closer to the first public preview of the Cryptlet Fabric, I though it was a good time to quickly highlight what blockchain enthusiasts, professionals and developers should be looking forward to. The Cryptlet Fabric is designed to be the middle tier in the new proposed 3-Layered & Tiered Smart Contract architecture, so it will deliver things you would expect from such an implementation. It manages scale, failover, caching, monitoring, management…a long list of features, but what is new:

Principal Program Manager, Azure Blockchain Engineering