Today we are announcing the general availability of Azure VM Image Builder service, a managed service for you to build custom Linux or Windows VM images with ease, and be compliant with your company’s security policy across Azure and Azure Stack. With Azure VM Image Builder Service, the Microsoft managed service built on HashiCorp Packer, you can describe custom images in a template using new or existing configurations and enables VM image building immediately without setting up and managing your own image building pipeline.
As part of Microsoft Azure’s commitment to empowering customers to migrate and modernize their applications and run in the cloud, we work with partners to achieve this vision. Today, we are announcing the preview release of the Elastic offering on Azure.
Microsoft is participating in SUSECON and bringing the latest technical integrations and support to SUSE Linux users. We will share the latest innovation that enables mission-critical SUSE workloads to migrate and operate in Azure during the event. We will cover the latest advancement of SAP on Azure with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, enabling high-performance computing for specialized workloads, the latest feature updates with SQL on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, and more.
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.