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Fast and Easy Containers: Azure Container Instances

July 26, 2017

Containers have fundamentally changed the way developers develop their applications, the way applications are deployed, and the way system administrators manage their environments. Containers offer a broadly accepted and open standard, enabling simple portability between platforms and between clouds. Today, I am extremely excited to announce a new Azure service that makes it even easier to deploy containers.

Director of Compute, Azure
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Nested Virtualization in Azure

Thursday, July 13, 2017

We announced nested virtualization support coming to Azure with Dv3 or Ev3 series at //build session last month. Today we are excited to announce that you can now enable nested virtualization using the Dv3 and Ev3 VM sizes.

Senior Program Manager

What’s brewing in Visual Studio Team Services: July 2017 Digest

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

This post series provides the latest updates and news for Visual Studio Team Services and is a great way for Azure users to keep up-to-date with new features being released every three weeks. Visual Studio Team Services offers the best DevOps tooling to create an efficient continuous integration and release pipeline to Azure.

Director of Engineering, VS Team Services

Artificial Intelligence tunes Azure SQL Databases

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

To stay competitive, today’s businesses need to make sure that they focus on their core competencies that directly deliver customer value while relying on their cloud provider to offer an affordable, reliable, and easy to use computing infrastructure that scales with their needs. In this blog, I want to share a few examples of how Azure SQL Database customers have benefited from the Automatic tuning feature.

Program Manager

Azure Cyber Analytics Program for Power and Utilities Customers

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The utilities industry is under continuous and persistent threat. The Ukraine attack was a wake-up call for many utilities who would not have considered something as improbable as a serial-to-Ethernet gateway vulnerability to be one of the key factors in allowing hackers to turn-off power to more than 230,000 Ukrainian residents.

Azure Principal Program Manager, Energy