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

Azure Data Lake Tools for Visual Studio Code (VSCode) October Updates

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

We are happy to share a few key updates for VSCode Azure Data Lake Tools, a cross-platform code editor to allow you easily author and submit USQL file to Azure Data Lake Analytics (ADLA). We have refined the architecture of Azure Data Lake Tools for more reliable integration with Azure Data Lake Storage (ADLS), allowing you to easily preview files, list storage path, download and upload files with great performance.

Principal Program Manager, Big Data Team

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

Microsoft Cognitive Services - How Content Moderator helps to boost online safety

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Microsoft Cognitive Services enables developers to augment the next generation of applications with the ability to see, hear, speak, understand, and interpret needs using natural methods of communication. Content Moderator is part of Cognitive Services allowing businesses to use machine-assisted moderation of text and images, augmented with human review tools.

Senior Product Manager - Content Moderator, Microsoft Cognitive Services Team