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Microsoft acquires Kinvolk to accelerate container-optimized innovation

Thursday, April 29, 2021

The ability to run Kubernetes anywhere, whether in the cloud or on-premises, has been a high priority for Azure customers looking to rapidly innovate, with increasing customer focus on the benefits of container-optimized workloads and operating systems, lean application modernization, easier operations, and platform resiliency. To support this rapid evolution, we’re announcing that Microsoft has signed an agreement to acquire Kinvolk.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Compute

Teaming up with Coursera on new Azure Specializations and Scholarships

Monday, April 26, 2021

Today, we are announcing that Microsoft is collaborating with Coursera to bring new opportunities for skilling in Azure via three new Specializations: Azure Fundamentals, AI Fundamentals, and Data Fundamentals. Coursera is a leading learning platform, and we are delighted to bring on-demand Azure content to their 80 million learners.

Vice President, Azure

Low-code development series: Modernize your IoT future with Azure and Microsoft Power Platform

Monday, May 10, 2021

This month’s webinar is “Unlock the Future of Azure IoT through Power Platform.” In this blog, I will briefly recap LCAD on Azure, provide an overview of IoT on Azure and Azure Functions, how to pull an Azure Function into Power Automate, and how to integrate your Power Automate flow into Power Apps.

Product Marketing Manager

Easily build real-time apps with WebSockets and Azure Web PubSub—now in preview

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Today, we are announcing the preview of the Azure Web PubSub service for building real-time web applications with WebSockets. WebSocket is a standardized protocol that provides full-duplex communication. It is key to building efficient real-time web interactions and is supported by all major browsers as well as web servers.

Partner Director of Product Management

Microsoft acquires Kinvolk to accelerate container-optimized innovation

Thursday, April 29, 2021

The ability to run Kubernetes anywhere, whether in the cloud or on-premises, has been a high priority for Azure customers looking to rapidly innovate, with increasing customer focus on the benefits of container-optimized workloads and operating systems, lean application modernization, easier operations, and platform resiliency. To support this rapid evolution, we’re announcing that Microsoft has signed an agreement to acquire Kinvolk.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Compute

Azure Cost Management and Billing updates – April 2021

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

April builds on top of past releases. From an expansion of the Retail Prices API to cover non-USD currencies to a new custom date picker based on your feedback. There's also new guidance for building out your cloud architecture for enterprises and operators as well as the usual cost optimization tips, videos, and documentation updates.

Program Manager, Azure Cost Management

Discover the latest Red Hat on Azure innovations—sign up for the Red Hat Summit

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Microsoft is excited to join Red Hat Summit 2021. During the event, we will share the latest developments that enable Red Hat customers to operate natively in Azure. We will cover innovations across migration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) workloads, building cloud-native apps with Azure Red Hat OpenShift, running Red Hat workloads in hybrid with Azure Arc, operating and managing enterprise Java apps, and automating all tasks with Ansible on Azure.

Product Marketing Manager

Teaming up with Coursera on new Azure Specializations and Scholarships

Monday, April 26, 2021

Today, we are announcing that Microsoft is collaborating with Coursera to bring new opportunities for skilling in Azure via three new Specializations: Azure Fundamentals, AI Fundamentals, and Data Fundamentals. Coursera is a leading learning platform, and we are delighted to bring on-demand Azure content to their 80 million learners.

Vice President, Azure

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