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Ambari IO Cache Service

Apache Spark jobs gain up to 9x speed up with HDInsight IO Cache

Today, we are pleased to reveal the preview of HDInsight IO Cache, a new transparent data caching feature of Azure HDInsight that provides customers with up to a 9x performance improvement for Apache Spark jobs. We know from our customers ... continue reading
Ambari IO Cache Service

Apache Spark jobs gain up to 9x speed up with HDInsight IO Cache

Today, we are pleased to reveal the preview of HDInsight IO Cache, a new transparent data caching feature of Azure HDInsight that provides customers with up to a 9x performance improvement for Apache Spark jobs. We know from our customers ... continue reading
Active Directory Certificate Services 2016 PKI

Azure Marketplace new offers – Volume 21

We continue to expand the Azure Marketplace ecosystem. From September 1 to 15, 29 new offers successfully met the onboarding criteria and went live. See details of the new offers below: Virtual Machines Active Directory Certificate Services 2016 PKI: Quickly ... continue reading
Active Directory Certificate Services 2016 PKI

Azure Marketplace new offers – Volume 21

We continue to expand the Azure Marketplace ecosystem. From September 1 to 15, 29 new offers successfully met the onboarding criteria and went live. See details of the new offers below: Virtual Machines Active Directory Certificate Services 2016 PKI: Quickly ... continue reading
Notes from the Field: Microsoft SDN Software Load Balancers

Notes from the Field: Microsoft SDN Software Load Balancers

Kyle Bisnett and Bill Curtis here. We are two Software Defined Network Blackbelts and Premier Field Engineers at Microsoft and specialize in Hybrid Cloud technologies, which includes Cloud Platform System, Azure Stack and WSSD/SDDC. Most importantly, we ensure it’s easy ... continue reading
Screenshot of UI for providing feedback on security alerts in Azure Security Center

Azure.Source – Volume 52

Now in preview Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage now in public preview - Azure Storage Advanced Threat Protection detects anomalies in account activity and notifies you of potentially harmful attempts to access your account. This layer of protection allows ... continue reading
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Re-define analytics with Azure SQL Data Warehouse Gen2 tier now generally available

Microsoft Azure Government regions give unparalleled flexibility for US government agencies and their partners. Today, we announce the general availability of industry-leading performance Azure SQL Data Warehouse Compute Optimized Gen2 tier for government customers in the US Gov Arizona and ... continue reading
2018-10-05_16-45-37

Moving SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 clusters to #Azure for Extended Support

Earlier this year Microsoft announced extended support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 at no additional cost. However, the catch is that you must migrate your SQL Server installation to Azure in order to take advantage of the extended ... continue reading
Using System Insights to forecast clustered storage usage

Using System Insights to forecast clustered storage usage

This post was authored by Garrett Watumull, PM on the Windows Server team at Microsoft. Follow him @GarrettWatumull on Twitter. In Windows Server 2019, we introduced System Insights, a new predictive analytics feature for Windows Server. System Insights ships with ... continue reading
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