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Technical articles from Azure experts and developers about the latest information, insights, and news from the Microsoft Azure blogs

How H&R Block is using Azure OpenAI Service to bring ease to American taxpayers this season

In 2023, we saw generative AI usher in a wave of new innovations, from Microsoft Copilot to the “last song” from The Beatles to helping rural India farmers gain easier access to government services. These AI innovations are now starting to show up in our everyday lives and have a positive impact for millions of […]

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Harmonizing AI-enhanced physical and cloud operations 

Azure’s adaptive cloud approach builds on our work with Azure Arc to make it easier for customers to accelerate their adoption of cloud innovation throughout their entire IT estate. In my last blog, I talked about how our adaptive cloud approach unifies siloed teams, distributed sites, and sprawling systems with a collaborative innovation and operations

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Reflecting on 2023—Azure Storage

The beginning of a new year often prompts reflection along with planning for the future. At the forefront of our priorities lies the commitment to enhance the Azure platform and its ecosystem, fuel groundbreaking AI solutions, and facilitate seamless migrations to the cloud. We achieve this through purpose-built storage solutions tailored to meet the unique

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What’s new in Azure Data, AI, and Digital Applications: Are you ready to go from GenAI experimentation to solutions deployed at scale?

For many organizations, implementing AI is not an “if” but a “when.” Determining the “when” piece depends on many factors, but one that may be tricky to scope is “when we are ready?.” Is it when your workloads are in the cloud? When your team has the skills? When it’s a good fit for your

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Elevate Azure expertise with new AI and optimization video episodes

The Azure Enablement Show is a library of fun, bite-sized videos that highlight valuable resources for anyone looking to learn more about cloud computing and related Azure tools. In this blog we announce two new video series: Azure Optimization Skilling, which explores best practices and resources to maximize the value of your cloud investment, and

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Achieve generative AI operational excellence with the LLMOps maturity model

This is the fourth blog in our series on LLMOps for business leaders. Read the first, second, and third articles to learn more about LLMOps on Azure AI. In our LLMOps blog series, we’ve explored various dimensions of Large Language Models (LLMs) and their responsible use in AI operations. Elevating our discussion, we now introduce the LLMOps

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Advancing application reliability with performance testing in Azure

Performance testing is instrumental in ensuring a consistent and reliable user experience. The role of performance testing is pivotal as it assesses an application’s responsiveness, stability, and speed under varying conditions. By simulating different user loads and scenarios, performance testing acts as a proactive measure to identify potential bottlenecks, ensuring that the application can handle

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Unwrapping the 2023 holiday season: A deep dive into Azure’s DDoS attack landscape

As the holiday season of 2023 unfolded, it brought not only cheer and celebration but also a surge in Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks. This year’s trends in DDoS attacks reveal a complex and evolving threat landscape. From misconfigured Docker API endpoints enabling botnet delivery to the emergence of NKAbuse malware exploiting blockchain technology for DDoS

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Dynatrace and the Microsoft commercial marketplace: AI-powered cloud transformation

In today’s digital landscape, the cloud has become a cornerstone for over 90%1 of organizations. This widespread adoption brings a growing complexity to cloud portfolios as companies navigate the challenges of migrating on-premises environments, managing hybrid workloads, and modernizing their cloud estate—all while operating under current business imperatives of speed and scale. To overcome this,

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What’s new in Azure Data, AI, & Digital Applications: Modernize your data estate, build intelligent apps, and apply AI solutions

I write this blog each month to help navigate through the intense pace of news and innovation we’re releasing for customers. And what a year we’ve had! We witnessed incredible advances at breathtaking speed as AI reshaped what’s possible across industries, organizations, and our day-to-day lives. Personally, I’m loving the features and capabilities of Copilot

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