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Latest news and technical articles related to cloud computing with Windows Server 2016. Argon has carefully selected articles published by industry experts, featuring Microsoft’s engineering team.

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Protect your #HyperV Virtual Machines from Windows Admin Center with #Azure Site Recovery #WAC #ASR

Protect your #HyperV Virtual Machines from Windows Admin Center with #Azure Site Recovery #WAC #ASR

Windows Admin Center is an evolution of Windows Server in-box management tools; it’s a single pane of glass that consolidates all aspects of local and remote server management. As a locally deployed, browser-based management experience, an Internet connection and Azure ... continue reading

Microsoft continues to be a leader in Gartner’s Cloud IaaS MQ

We’re in the midst of the cloud revolution. Customers – big and small – are betting on Azure and undergoing massive digital transformation. While industry stalwarts like Rio Tinto are powering their mission critical SAP deployments with powerful Azure infrastructure, ... continue reading
Adding transparency and context into industry AV test results

Adding transparency and context into industry AV test results

Corporate Vice President Brad Anderson recently shared his insights on how Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (Windows Defender ATP) evolved to achieve important quality milestones. Our Windows Defender ATP team is committed to delivering industry-leading protection, customer choice, and transparency ... continue reading

Want better apps? You need a (agile security) hero!

If weve learned anything from the rise of Marvel Cinematic Universe, its that good things tend to happen when heroes intervene. For securing new applications, this metaphor is a useful one because security isnt always top-of-mind for scrum teams, nor ... continue reading
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Explore Build 2018 content with playlists

If you couldn’t attend Microsoft Build 2018, now is your opportunity to do so online with Microsoft Build Live 2018. Learn about the cloud, AI, IoT, and much more. But as you browse the hundreds of recordings available, you may ... continue reading
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Accelerate your SAP on Azure HANA project with SUSE Microsoft Solution Templates

This blog post has been co-authored by Sebastian Max DuschFollowing the launch of M-SERIES/SAP HANA certified Virtual Machines (VMs) on Azure, we are happy to announce a new marketplace offering in partnership with SUSE. The offering leverages Azure Resource Manager ... continue reading
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Devs imagine, create, and code the future at Microsoft Build

On Monday, May 7, more than 6,000 developers from more than 70 countries descended on the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington, for Microsoft Build. From experienced coders to eight-year-old prodigies, the attendees were united by a passion for ... continue reading
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Transact capabilities for SaaS apps now available in Azure Marketplace

Increasingly, customers are turning to cloud marketplaces to discover, trial, and buy cloud solutions. Software as a service (SaaS) apps are a core part of those customer needs. Azure Marketplace has long-offered SaaS apps for discovery and trial. At Build, ... continue reading
Data classification and protection now available for structured data in SQL

Data classification and protection now available for structured data in SQL

This post is authored by Gilad Mittelman, Senior Program Manager, SQL Data Security. Data privacy and data security have become one of the most prominent topics in organizations in almost every industry across the globe. New regulations that formalize requirements ... continue reading

Updating Azure SQL Managed Instance properties using ARM templates

Azure SQL Managed Instance is fully managed SQL Server Database Engine hosted in Azure cloud. Azure SQL Managed Instance allows you to easily change instance settings such as changing number of cores assigned to the instance, adding more storage, etc ... continue reading
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Azure AD Authentication for Azure Storage now in public preview

We are excited to announce the preview of Azure AD Authentication for Azure Blobs and Queues. This capability is one of the features most requested by enterprise customers looking to simplify how they control access to their data as part ... continue reading
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Azure AD Authentication for Azure Storage now in public preview

We are excited to announce the preview of Azure AD Authentication for Azure Blobs and Queues. This capability is one of the features most requested by enterprise customers looking to simplify how they control access to their data as part ... continue reading
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Create enterprise subscription experience in Azure portal public preview

Typically, Azure Enterprise Agreement (EA) subscriptions were created in the EA Portal and management of services was completed in the Azure portal. Our goal is to converge on the Azure portal as the primary avenue for users to manage their ... continue reading
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Create enterprise subscription experience in Azure portal public preview

Typically, Azure Enterprise Agreement (EA) subscriptions were created in the EA Portal and management of services was completed in the Azure portal. Our goal is to converge on the Azure portal as the primary avenue for users to manage their ... continue reading
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Serverless real-time notifications in Azure using Azure #CosmosDB

There were lots of announcements at the Microsoft Build 2018 conference, but one that caught my eye was the preview release of Azure SignalR, a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering that lets you implement real-time messages and notifications quite easily, without worrying ... continue reading
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Serverless real-time notifications in Azure using Azure #CosmosDB

There were lots of announcements at the Microsoft Build 2018 conference, but one that caught my eye was the preview release of Azure SignalR, a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering that lets you implement real-time messages and notifications quite easily, without worrying ... continue reading

Load confidently with SQL Data Warehouse PolyBase Rejected Row Location

Every row of your data is an insight waiting to be found. That is why it is critical you can get every row loaded into your data warehouse. When the data is clean, loading data into Azure SQL Data Warehouse ... continue reading

Load confidently with SQL Data Warehouse PolyBase Rejected Row Location

Every row of your data is an insight waiting to be found. That is why it is critical you can get every row loaded into your data warehouse. When the data is clean, loading data into Azure SQL Data Warehouse ... continue reading
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Control Azure Data Lake costs using Log Analytics to create service alerts

Azure Data Lake customers use the Data Lake Store and Data Lake Analytics to store and run complex analytics on massive amounts of data. However it is challenging to manage costs, keep up-to-date with activity in the accounts, and proactively ... continue reading
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Control Azure Data Lake costs using Log Analytics to create service alerts

Azure Data Lake customers use the Data Lake Store and Data Lake Analytics to store and run complex analytics on massive amounts of data. However it is challenging to manage costs, keep up-to-date with activity in the accounts, and proactively ... continue reading

Run PowerShell code in Puppet

Summary: Hi everyone, Dan Franciscus here. I’m a systems engineer and freelance technical writer based out of New Jersey. My expertise is in Windows Server, PowerShell, VMware, and Puppet. Puppet is an infrastructure platform that helps automate your environment. While ... continue reading
Microsoft Graph Security API proof of concept integration using PowerBI

Partnerships power the future of better security

This post is authored by Jeremy Dallman, Principal Program Manager. Our goal in building the Microsoft Graph Security API is to enable customers to share insights and take action across security solutions to improve protection and speed response. By creating ... continue reading
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Accelerate data warehouse modernization with Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services for Azure

Today at the Informatica World, Scott Guthrie, EVP, Cloud + AI, along with Anil Chakravarthy, CEO of Informatica, announced the availability of Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services (IICS) for Azure. Microsoft has partnered with Informatica, a leader in Enterprise Data Management, ... continue reading
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Blue-Green deployments using Azure Traffic Manager

Azure Traffic Manager, Azure’s DNS based load balancing solution, is used by customers for a wide variety of use cases including routing a global user base to endpoints on Azure that will give them the fastest, low latency experience, providing ... continue reading
Hyper-V Integration Services – Where Are We Today?

Hyper-V Integration Services – Where Are We Today?

Hyper-V Integration Services provide critical functionality to Guests (virtual machines) running on Microsoft’s virtualization platform (Hyper-V). For the most part, virtual machines run in an isolated environment on the Hyper-V host. However, there is a high-speed communications channel between the ... continue reading
"Hey! You! Get on my cloud." Corey Sanders at Build 2018.

Azure.Source – Volume 32

Azure the cloud for all – highlights from Microsoft BUILD 2018 - In this final recap of Microsoft Build 2018, Julia White, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Azure pulled together some key highlights and top sessions to watch. This post summarizes ... continue reading
Now that you have a plan, it’s time to start deploying

Now that you have a plan, it’s time to start deploying

This blog is part of a series that responds to common questions we receive from customers about deployment of Microsoft 365 security solutions. In this series, youll find context, answers, and guidance for deployment and driving adoption within your organization ... continue reading
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New Azure Network Watcher integrations and Network Security Group Flow Logging updates

Azure Network Watcher provides you the ability to monitor, diagnose, and gain insights into your network in Azure. Among its suite of capabilities, Network Watcher offers the ability to log network traffic through Network Security Group (NSG) Flow Logging. When ... continue reading
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Detect malicious activity using Azure Security Center and Azure Log Analytics

This blog post was authored by Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center. ​ We have heard from our customers that investigating malicious activity on their systems can be tedious and knowing where to start is challenging. Azure Security Center makes it simple ... continue reading
Securing the modern workplace with Microsoft 365 threat protection – part 4

Securing the modern workplace with Microsoft 365 threat protection – part 4

This post is authored by Debraj Ghosh, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft 365 Security. Responding to ransomware in the Modern Workplace Over the last few weeks, we have shared the roots of Microsoft 365 threat protection and how Microsoft 365 ... continue reading
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