Windows Azure Community News Roundup (Edition #5) by Himanshu Singh Blog
Welcome to the latest edition of our weekly roundup of the latest community-driven news, content and conversations about cloud computing and Windows Azure. Here are the highlights from last week.…
5 reasons Databricks runs best on Azure by Yatharth Gupta Blog
For any organization running big data workloads in the cloud, exceptional scale, performance, and optimization are essential. Databricks customers have multiple choices for their cloud destination. Azure Databricks is the only first-party service offering for Databricks, which provides customers with distinct benefits not offered in any other cloud.
Application Insights now supports ASP.NET 5 applications by Sergey Kanzhelev Blog
We just released the first preview of Application Insights for the ASP.NET v5 (a.k.a ASP.NET vNext) web applications and will allow you to monitor server requests and exceptions for your application as well as collect end user information and browser page performance.
Service Update 5 Released to Production by Microsoft Azure Blog
[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.]Service Update 5 for SQL Azure is now live in all datacenters worldwide
Azure Marketplace new offers - Volume 5 by Christine Alford Blog
We continue to expand the Azure Marketplace ecosystem. In January 2018, 32 new offers successfully met the onboarding criteria and went live. See details of the new offers below:Moogsoft AIOps:…
Azure Blockchain as a Service Update #5 by Marley Gray Blog
Azure's Blockchain as a Service welcomes its first certified offering from Blockapps, STRATO, in addition to AlphaPoint and IOTA joining the Blockchain as a Service ecosystem.
Azure brings 5 new services to Canada by Chelsea Carter Blog
Since the beginning of the year, we’ve deployed multiple new services in Canada. Please find below a brief summary of recently deployed services. Available Now HDInsight is the only fully-managed…
How Halo 5 implemented social gameplay using Azure Cosmos DB by Aravind Krishna R. Blog
Learn about how Halo 5 used Azure Cosmos DB for their Halo: Spartan Companies community to handle millions of new gamers
Microsoft will invest $5 billion in IoT by Julia White Blog
Today, we are announcing that we will invest $5 billion in the Internet of Things over the next four years.
5 ways to optimize your backup costs with Azure Backup by Aditya Balaji Blog
Achieving cost efficiency in your cloud usage is more critical today than ever before. At Azure Backup, we are committed to helping you optimize your backup costs. Over the last few months, we have…