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#Microsoft Azure #Security Center Standard for Hybrid Security #Azure #Cloud #SIEM

#Microsoft Azure #Security Center Standard for Hybrid Security #Azure #Cloud #SIEM

Azure Security Center Standard includes: Hybrid security – Get a unified view of security across all of your on-premises and cloud workloads. Apply security policies and continuously assess the security of your hybrid cloud workloads to ensure compliance with security ... continue reading
SSMS 17.8 is now available

SSMS 17.8 is now available

This post is co-authored byPam Lahoud, Senior Program Manager, SQL Server. We are excited to announce the release of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 17.8! Download SSMS 17.8 and review the Release Notes to get started. SSMS 17.8 provides support ... continue reading

Resumable Online Index Create is in public preview for Azure SQL DB

We are delighted to announce that Resumable Online Index Create (ROIC) is now available for public preview in Azure SQL DB. The feature allows the ability to pause an index create operation and resume it later from where the index ... continue reading
The June release of SQL Operations Studio is now available

The June release of SQL Operations Studio is now available

We are excited to announce the June release of SQL Operations Studio is now available. Download SQL Operations Studio and review the Release Notes to get started. SQL Operations Studio is a data management tool that enables you to work ... continue reading

Announcing Windows Admin Center Insider Preview 1806

We've just released our first update to Windows Admin Center since GA (General Availability) two months ago. This release is available through the Windows Insider program as a preview version. See the official announcement on the Windows Insider blog for ... continue reading
New management experiences for Windows Server 2019 – Storage Migration Service and System Insights

New management experiences for Windows Server 2019 – Storage Migration Service and System Insights

The Extension manager within Windows Admin Center is a vehicle for our 3rd party partners to release extensions for their products and services, but also for Microsoft to release new management capabilities for Windows Server features in preview, enabling us ... continue reading
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Windows Admin Center Update,formerly Project Honolulu! #servermgmt #WAC ‏#S2D #WSSD #WindowsAdminCenter @docsmsft

Windows Admin Center is a new, locally-deployed, browser-based management tool set that lets you manage your Windows Servers with no Azure or cloud dependency. Windows Admin Center gives you full control over all aspects of your server infrastructure and is ... continue reading
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Location and Maps in Azure IoT Central powered by Azure Maps

Azure IoT Central brings the simplicity of SaaS for IoT with built-in support for IoT best practices and world class security and scalability with no cloud expertise required. We have been constantly adding features and true to the promise of ... continue reading

Microsoft deepens its commitment to Apache Hadoop and open source analytics

DATAWORKS SUMMIT, SAN JOSE, Calif., June 18, 2018 – Earlier today, the Microsoft Corporation deepened its commitment to the Apache Hadoop ecosystem and its partnership with Hortonworks that has brought the best of Apache Hadoop and the open source big ... continue reading
Enhancing Microsoft #Security using Artificial Intelligence E-book #AI #Azure #MachineLearning

Enhancing Microsoft #Security using Artificial Intelligence E-book #AI #Azure #MachineLearning

At the Center of intelligent security management is the concept of working smarter, not harder. However, this is a significant undertaking when you consider the ever-evolving landscape of threats and security challenges, combined with the myriad of devices, apps, and ... continue reading
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Traffic Analytics now generally available

We are excited to announce the general availability (GA) of the Traffic Analytics, a SaaS solution that provides visibility into user and application traffic on your cloud networks. Since the public preview, three months ago, the solution has analyzed several ... continue reading
Enable Availability Zones on your Event Hubs in the Azure portal

Azure Event Hubs is now offering support for Availability Zones in preview

Azure Event Hubs makes streaming data effortless because of its simplicity and ability to scale easily. The sheer volume of data that goes through the Event Hubs platform is a testament to how reliable the service is. In fact, by ... continue reading
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Column-Level Security is now supported in Azure SQL Data Warehouse

Today we’re announcing Column-Level Security (CLS) for Azure SQL Data Warehouse, an additional capability for managing security for sensitive data. Azure SQL Data Warehouse is a fast, flexible and secure cloud data warehouse tuned for running complex queries fast and ... continue reading
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Disaster Recovery solution for Azure IaaS applications

On June 4th 2018, Corey Sanders announced the general availability of Disaster Recovery (DR) for Azure Virtual Machines (VMs) using Azure Site Recovery (ASR) in his blog post about why you should bet on Azure for your infrastructure needs today ... continue reading

Creating remediation actions for System Insights

Quick overview System Insights enables you to configure custom remediation scripts to automatically address the issues detected by each capability. For each capability, you can set a custom PowerShell script for each prediction status. Once a capability returns a prediction ... continue reading
Introducing Windows Server System Insights

Introducing Windows Server System Insights

This blog post was authored by Garrett Watumull, Program Manager, Windows Server. Today were releasing another build of the Windows Server 2019 preview for Windows Insiders. As you may remember, Windows Server 2019 was announced a couple months ago and ... continue reading
Driving data security is a shared responsibility, here’s how you can protect yourself

Driving data security is a shared responsibility, here’s how you can protect yourself

You’re driving a long, dark road on a rainy night. If you’re driving 20 miles over the speed limit and you don’t step on the brakes when the car in front of you comes to a sudden stop, is it ... continue reading
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Enabling Smart Manufacturing with Edge Computing

Smart Manufacturing envisions a future where factory equipment can make autonomous decisions based on what’s happening on the factory floor. Businesses can more easily integrate all steps of the manufacturing process including design, manufacturing, supply chain and operation. This facilitates ... continue reading
New FastTrack benefit: Deployment support for Co-management on Windows 10 devices

New FastTrack benefit: Deployment support for Co-management on Windows 10 devices

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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Azure.Source – Volume 36

Now in preview Azure Blob Storage lifecycle management in public preview - Both Blob-Level Tiering and Archive Storage help you optimize storage performance and cost. Blob-Level Tiering enables you to transition blobs between the Hot, Cool, and Archive tiers without ... continue reading
Windows Server 2016 Reverse DNS Registration Behavior

Windows Server 2016 Reverse DNS Registration Behavior

Greetings everyone! Tim Beasley (Platforms PFE) coming back at ya from the infamous Nixa, Missouri! It’s infamous since it’s the home of Jason Bourne (Bourne Identity movies). Anyways, I wanted to reach out to you all and quickly discuss the ... continue reading
Azure Marketplace new offers: May 16-31

Azure Marketplace new offers: May 16-31

We continue to expand the Azure Marketplace ecosystem. From May 16th to 31st, 31 new offers successfully met the onboarding criteria and went live. See details of the new offers below: AionNode: Fully functional AionNode with running Kernel. AISE TensorFlow ... continue reading
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Azure Marketplace new offers: May 16-31

We continue to expand the Azure Marketplace ecosystem. From May 16th to 31st, 31 new offers successfully met the onboarding criteria and went live. See details of the new offers below: AionNode: Fully functional AionNode with running Kernel. AISE TensorFlow ... continue reading
Windows Server Summit

Windows Server Summit 2018 regardless of whether you’re running Windows Server on-premises or in the #Cloud #Winserv #WindowsAdminCenter #Containers #WindowsServerSummit #S2D #CloudOS

In Almost a week Microsoft is hosting a Virtual event:Windows Server Summit This year Windows Server reaches the incredible mark of 25 years in market. If you’re a Microsoft professional, you probably built your career on the Windows platform and ... continue reading

Dive into blockchain for healthcare with the HIMSS blockchain webinar

Excitement around the potential of blockchain in healthcare has reached all-time highs and is accelerating. There is a hunger building across the industry for real use cases with real healthcare organizations transacting on blockchain, and proof points, case studies, or ... continue reading
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Siphon: Streaming data ingestion with Apache Kafka

Data is at the heart of Microsoft’s cloud services, such as Bing, Office, Skype, and many more. As these services have grown and matured, the need to collect, process and consume data has grown with it as well. Data powers ... continue reading

Top 8 reasons to choose Azure HDInsight

Household names such as Adobe, Jet, ASOS, Schneider Electric, and Milliman are amongst hundreds of enterprises that are powering their Big Data Analytics using Azure HDInsight. Azure HDInsight launched nearly six years ago and has since become the best place ... continue reading

Top 8 reasons to choose Azure HDInsight

Household names such as Adobe, Jet, ASOS, Schneider Electric, and Milliman are amongst hundreds of enterprises that are powering their Big Data Analytics using Azure HDInsight. Azure HDInsight launched nearly six years ago and has since become the best place ... continue reading
#Microsoft Windows Server Summit 2018 on June 26 #Winserv #WindowsAdminCenter #Containers #WindowsServerSummit

#Microsoft Windows Server Summit 2018 on June 26 #Winserv #WindowsAdminCenter #Containers #WindowsServerSummit

Microsoft Windows Admin Center Join Microsoft Windows Server Summit on June 26, 2018 Join Microsoft on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 for a virtual experience to learn tips and tricks for modernizing your infrastructure and applications—regardless of whether you’re running Windows ... continue reading
PowerTip: Use PowerShell to play WAV files

PowerTip: Use PowerShell to play WAV files

Summary: Make use of the native features of Windows through PowerShell to play sound. Hey, Scripting Guy! I’ve got some WAV files I would love to play without launching an application. Is there a way in Windows PowerShell to do ... continue reading
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