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Magic Quadrant for Cloud Database Management Systems

Microsoft named a Leader in 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Cloud DBMS Platforms

We are pleased to share that Microsoft is named a Leader in the 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Cloud Database Management Systems.1 This placement reflects our completeness of vision and ability to execute, and we feel is a testament to ... continue reading
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Azure Cost Management and Billing updates – November 2021

Whether you're a new student, a thriving startup, or the largest enterprise, you have financial constraints, and you need to know what you're spending, where, and how to plan for the future. Nobody wants a surprise when it comes to ... continue reading

Discover what’s new to Microsoft database services—recap from Microsoft Ignite

Whether it’s SQL Server, Azure SQL, open source, or NoSQL, Microsoft’s database services are here to help you build cloud-native applications or modernize existing applications with fully managed, flexible databases. Last week at Microsoft Ignite, there were many announcements to ... continue reading
AzureFunBytes Short - Hybrid Cloud and Azure Arc with @ThomasMaurer

AzureFunBytes Short – Hybrid Cloud and Azure Arc with @ThomasMaurer

AzureFunBytes is a weekly opportunity to learn more about the fundamentals and foundations that make up Azure. It's a chance for me to understand more about what people across the Azure organization do and how they do it. Every week ... continue reading
Standardize DevOps practices across hybrid and multicloud environments

Standardize DevOps practices across hybrid and multicloud environments

In this video, I had the chance to speak with Jason Hansen (Principal Program Manager at Microsoft) about how you can use Azure Arc to standardize DevOps practices across hybrid and multicloud environments. Configurations and GitOps with Azure Arc-enabled Kubernetes ... continue reading

Azure Cosmos DB: autoscale, session state, monitoring, and more

Kirill Gavrylyuk, Matias Quaranta, Deborah Chen, and Estefani Arroyo join Scott Hanselman to provide another set of updates for Azure Cosmos DB. Learn about: using Azure Cosmos DB as a Session State Provider for ASP.NET Core; the latest updates for ... continue reading
Centrally design, deploy, and operate Kubernetes apps and clusters anywhere using Azure Arc

Centrally design, deploy, and operate Kubernetes apps and clusters anywhere using Azure Arc

In this video, I had the chance to speak with Jason Hansen (Principal Program Manager at Microsoft) about how you can centrally design, deploy, and operate Kubernetes apps and clusters anywhere using Azure Arc. What is Azure Arc-enabled Kubernetes? With ... continue reading

Azure Cosmos DB cache, serverless MongoDB and Managed Apache Cassandra

Kirill Gavrylyuk and friends join Scott Hanselman to discuss Azure Cosmos DB updates: integrated cache, serverless for MongoDB API, and Managed Instance for Apache Cassandra with dual write proxy.[0:00:00]– Opening[0:01:33]– Integrated cache with Tim Sander[0:17:36]– Serverless for MongoDB API with ... continue reading

Azure Cosmos DB update: MongoDB 4.0, notebooks, and continuous backup

Kirill Gavrylyuk joins Scott Hanselman to provide another Azure Cosmos DB update with several members of the Azure Cosmos DB engineering team.[0:00:00]– Introduction[0:02:20]– MongoDB 4.0 (Gahl Levy)[0:12:30]– Azure Cosmos DB notebooks (Tanuj Mittal)[0:22:43]– Continuous backups (Govind Kanshi)[0:31:25]– Wrap-upAzure Cosmos DB's ... continue reading
WhoIAM: Enabling inclusive security through identity protection and fraud prevention

WhoIAM: Enabling inclusive security through identity protection and fraud prevention

Greetings, This is Sue Bohn, Director of Program Management for Identity and Access Management. In this Voice of the Partner blog post, we’ve invited Ajith Alexander, Head of Product Management at WhoIAM, a leading identity and access management (IAM) company, ... continue reading