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Accelerating Department of Defense mission workloads with Azure

As the Azure engineering team continues to deliver a rapid pace of innovation for defense customers, we’re also continuing to support Department of Defense (DoD) customers and partners in delivering new capabilities to serve mission needs. In many cases, accelerating ... continue reading

What’s new with SQL Server Big Data Clusters

SQL Server Big Data Clusters (BDC) is a new capability brought to market as part of the SQL Server 2019 release. BDC extends SQL Server's analytical capabilities beyond in-database processing of transactional and analytical workloads by uniting the SQL engine ... continue reading
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Web shell attacks continue to rise

One year ago, we reported the steady increase in the use of web shells in attacks worldwide. The latest Microsoft 365 Defender data shows that this trend not only continued, it accelerated: every month from August 2020 to January 2021, ... continue reading
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Deep Dive How To Debug Syslog Ingestion for Sentinel and Log Analytics

Hello everybody, Simone here to tell you about a situation that happened many times to my customers: understanding how the syslog ingestion works. To make subject clear make sure you have clear in mind the below references: RFC5424 - https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5424#section-6.2.1 ... continue reading
Here is the step by step process to configure Confluent Cloud resources from Azure portal. 

Introducing seamless integration between Microsoft Azure and Confluent Cloud

Real-time streaming is a business imperative for digital transformation Customers are undergoing rapid transformations to stay competitive in an increasingly digital world with cloud design patterns and event streaming playing critical roles in their success. They depend on real-time event ... continue reading
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Quickly get started with samples in Azure Synapse Analytics

Get started immediately on your first project with the new Knowledge center in the Azure Synapse Studio. To further accelerate time to insight in Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics, we are introducing the Knowledge center to simplify access to pre-loaded sample ... continue reading
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How To Scale Apps On Kubernetes

  Introduction Application scalability is very important for business success. Companies spend millions in ideation, software development, testing, and deployment to provide value to their customers. These customers then will use the app, but not in a regular basis. We ... continue reading
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COVID-19 data analytics and reporting with Azure Databricks and Azure SQL

With the evolving need to keep up with growing data volumes, increased data dependency on the business decision making process and the evolution of data platforms with Cloud Computing, enterprises have widely adopted Unified Analytics systems, Data Warehouses and Data ... continue reading
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The next frontier in machine learning: driving responsible practices

Organizations around the world are gearing up for a future powered by artificial intelligence (AI). From supply chain systems to genomics, and from predictive maintenance to autonomous systems, every aspect of the transformation is making use of AI. This raises ... continue reading
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Apache Spark Connector for SQL Server and Azure SQL is now open source

Accelerating big data analytics with the Spark connector for SQL ServerWe’re happy to announce that we have open–sourced the Apache Spark Connector for SQL Server and Azure SQL on GitHub. Born out of Microsoft's SQL Server Big Data Clusters investments, ... continue reading