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How to use composite indexes and correlated subqueries with Azure Cosmos DB

Tim Sander joins Scott Hanselman to discuss composite indexes and correlated subqueries. A Request Unit, or RU, is the measure of throughput in Azure Cosmos DB. Learn how to optimize queries with a composite index to decrease the RUs needed ... continue reading

How to connect virtual networks across Azure regions with Azure Global VNet peering

Anavi Nahar joins Donovan Brown to show how virtual network peering enables you to connect networks seamlessly in Azure Virtual Network. The virtual networks appear as one for connectivity purposes. The traffic between virtual machines uses the Microsoft backbone infrastructure ... continue reading
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Achieve operational excellence in the cloud with Azure Advisor

Many customers have questions when it comes to managing cloud operations. How can I implement real-time cloud governance at scale? What’s the best way to monitor my cloud workloads? How can I get help when I need it? Azure offers ... continue reading
An image showing how Power Virtual Agents and Microsoft Blot Frameworks expand on each other for ease of collaboration between developers and business users.

Enabling collaborative bot development across your organization for any user

This post was co-authored by Omar Aftab, Partner Director of Program Management, Power Virtual Agents. Conversational artificial intelligence (AI) is enabling organizations to improve their business in areas like customer service and employee engagement by automating some of the most ... continue reading
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Faster and cheaper: SQL on Azure continues to outshine AWS

Over a million on-premises SQL Server databases have moved to Azure, representing a massive shift in where customers are collecting, storing, and analyzing their data. Modernizing your databases provides the opportunity to transform your data architecture. SQL Server on Azure ... continue reading

How to use Azure Ultra Disks with Azure Virtual Machines

Aung Oo joins Scott Hanselman to show how to use Azure Ultra Disks. Ultra Disk is a new Managed Disks offering that delivers unprecedented and extremely scalable performance with sub-millisecond latency for the most demanding Azure Virtual Machines and container ... continue reading

How to share SQL tables and views using Azure Data Share

Jie Feng joins Scott Hanselman to show how to share SQL tables and views using Azure Data Share. Azure Data Share now supports snapshot-based sharing for SQL-based sources, including Azure SQL Database and SQL Data Warehouse. Data Providers can use ... continue reading

A year of bringing AI to the edge

This post is co-authored by Anny Dow, Product Marketing Manager, Azure Cognitive Services. In an age where low-latency and data security can be the lifeblood of an organization, containers make it possible for enterprises to meet these needs when harnessing ... continue reading
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Multi-language identification and transcription in Video Indexer

Multi-language speech transcription was recently introduced into Microsoft Video Indexer at the International Broadcasters Conference (IBC). It is available as a preview capability and customers can already start experiencing it in our portal. More details on all our IBC2019 enhancements ... continue reading

How to connect Windows Server to Azure hybrid services using Windows Admin Center

Thomas Maurer joins Scott Hanselman to show how you can connect your Windows Servers on-premises to Azure hybrid services like Azure Site Recovery to protect your virtual machines or Azure Update Management to keep your servers up to date.[0:01:28] - ... continue reading