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Introducing Report-only mode for Conditional Access

Introducing Report-only mode for Conditional Access

Howdy folks! We had such an awesome time at Ignite last week! It was great to meet with so many customers and we learned so much. And we were blown away by the level of excitement customers expressed for the ... continue reading
Querying multiple Log analytics workspace at once.

Querying multiple Log analytics workspace at once.

Hello folks, We’ve been in Orlando all week at Microsoft Ignite Orlando, and it has been a busy week. Today, I meet with a sysadmin who wanted to know the best option to query multiple Azure Log Analytics workspace. Here ... continue reading

Introducing Corda Enterprise on Azure Blockchain Service

Providing our customers with choice and flexibility is central to our mission around blockchain in Azure. Today, we are pleased to introduce that we're bringing managed Corda Enterprise to Azure Blockchain Service. The road to Corda Enterprise on Azure as ... continue reading
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SAP on Azure–Designing for Efficiency and Operations

This is the final blog in our four-part series on Designing A Great SAP on Azure Architecture. Robust SAP on Azure Architectures are built on the pillars of Security, Performance and Scalability, Availability and Recoverability, and Efficiency and Operations. Within ... continue reading
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CISO series: Lessons learned from the Microsoft SOC—Part 3a: Choosing SOC tools

The Lessons learned from the Microsoft SOC blog series is designed to share our approach and experience with security operations center (SOC) operations. Our learnings in the series come primarily from Microsoft’s corporate IT security operation team, one of several ... continue reading
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Stay on top of best practices with Azure Advisor alerts

To get the most out of your Azure investment and run as efficiently as possible, we recommend that you regularly review and optimize your resources for high availability, security, performance, and cost. That’s why we created Azure Advisor, a free ... continue reading

Microsoft and SWIFT extend partnership to make cloud native payments a reality

This blog post is co-authored by George Zinn, Corporate VP, Microsoft Treasurer. This week at Sibos, the world’s largest financial services event, Microsoft and SWIFT are showcasing the evolution of the cloud-native proof of concept (POC) announced at last year’s ... continue reading
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How does Azure Stack HCI fit into Hybrid Cloud Services?

A couple of months ago the Azure team announced a new member of the Azure Stack family called Azure Stack HCI solutions. Azure Stack HCI is a hyper-converged Windows Server 2019 cluster that uses validated hardware to run virtualized workloads ... continue reading
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Monitoring on Azure HDInsight part 4: Workload metrics and logs

This is the fourth blog post in a four-part series on monitoring on Azure HDInsight. Monitoring on Azure HDInsight Part 1: An Overview discusses the three main monitoring categories: cluster health and availability, resource utilization and performance, and job status ... continue reading

How to identify web app changes to triage and root cause live site issues

When a live site issue or outage occurs, quickly determining the root cause is critical. Standard monitoring solutions might alert you to a problem. They might even indicate which component is failing. But this alert won't always immediately explain the ... continue reading