Microsoft Azure Blog

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

Azure CLI: Managed Disks

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Today, we announce Azure CLI support for Azure Managed Disks! Microsoft announced the general availability of Azure Managed Disks – it simplifies the management and scaling of Virtual Machines. The Managed Disks experience in Azure CLI is idomatic to the CLI experience in other cross-platform tools, and we know you will love it!

Senior Program Manager, Azure Developer Experience

Announcing general availability of Managed Disks and larger Scale Sets

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Today, I am excited to announce the general availability of Managed Disks. With this PaaS-like support, you no longer need to be concerned with the complexity of storage management nor worry about storage as you scale. Yet, you still have the full power and control you expect and love with Azure VMs – a "PaaS bridge" on our IaaS VMs.

Director of Compute, Azure