Announcements

Microsoft acquires Kinvolk to accelerate container-optimized innovation

torsdag 29. april 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

Microsoft named a Leader in Forrester Wave: Function-as-a-Service Platforms

tirsdag 30. mars 2021

There are some use cases of serverless that need to be stateful—such as long-running workflows, human approved processes, and e-commerce shopping cart applications. Durable Functions, an extension to the Azure Functions runtime that brings stateful and orchestration capabilities to serverless functions. Durable Functions stands alone in the serverless space, providing stateful functions and a way to define serverless workflows programmatically.

Principal PM Manager, Azure Functions

Accelerate IT innovation with new Windows Server on Azure updates

onsdag 3. mars 2021

Now more than ever, customers are accelerating their move to Azure to increase efficiency, improve security, optimize costs, and to innovate. Customers like Molina Healthcare and Forever 21 are using Windows Server on Azure and are able to scale capacity during surges related to the COVID-19 pandemic or seasonal retail sales.

Vice President of Program Management, Core OS, and Edge Infrastructure, Microsoft