Cloud Strategy

Microsoft acquires Kinvolk to accelerate container-optimized innovation

quinta-feira, 29 de abril de 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

terça-feira, 27 de abril de 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

Teaming up with Coursera on new Azure Specializations and Scholarships

segunda-feira, 26 de abril de 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

Empowering operators on their cloud migration journey

terça-feira, 13 de abril de 2021

For operators, many challenges can be involved in their journey to the cloud, some more complex than others. Here, it is important to note that when it comes to operators’ path to cloud migration, there is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all solution.

Microsoft Technical Fellow and Chief Technology Officer, Azure for Operators

Deploy key design principles with enterprise-scale architecture

quarta-feira, 31 de março de 2021

When embarking on any project or new implementation, there are always key design and decision points to be discussed and fully understood. Deploying an enterprise-scale landing zone and subsequent resources to the cloud is no different. The enterprise-scale architecture prescribed in this guidance is based on the design principles that serve as a compass for subsequent design decisions across critical technical domains.

Senior Content Engineer

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

terça-feira, 30 de março de 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

Scale cloud adoption with modular designs for enterprise-scale landing zones

quinta-feira, 25 de março de 2021

Tailwind Traders requires an initial implementation of landing zones with fully integrated governance, security, and operations from the start. The enterprise-scale architecture provides prescriptive guidance coupled with Azure best practices, developed largely by Microsoft architects and the broader Cloud Solutions Unit technical community.

Senior Cloud Advocate, Azure