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High-level Architecture of used Azure components for 4K encoding in the Azure cloud.

Burst 4K encoding on Azure Kubernetes Service

Burst encoding in the cloud with Azure and Media Excel HERO platform. Content creation has never been as in demand as it is today. Both professional and user-generated content has increased exponentially over the past years. This puts a lot ... continue reading
Azure Unblogged - Windows Container for IT Pros

Azure Unblogged – Windows Container for IT Pros

Today I am want to share a new video, where I had the chance to speak with Vinicius Apolinario about why you as an IT Pro should care about Windows containers and how to get started. We are going through ... continue reading

Intro to Rudr: A Kubernetes Implementation of the Open Application Model

Curious to see the Open Application Model (OAM) in action? Look no further than Rudr - the Kubernetes reference implementation of OAM. In this episode, Mackenzie Olson and Sudhanva Huruli join Donovan Brown to demo how Rudr provides clear separation ... continue reading

Learn all about Open Application Model (OAM)

Mackenzie Olson and Sudhanva Huruli join Donovan Brown to cover the core concepts of the Open Application Model (OAM). OAM is a platform-agnostic open source specification that defines cloud native applications built and maintained by some of the largest teams ... continue reading

Hyperledger Fabric on Azure Kubernetes Service Marketplace template

Customers exploring blockchain for their applications and solutions typically start with a prototype or proof of concept effort with a blockchain technology before they get to build, pilot, and production rollout. During the latter stages, apart from the ease of ... continue reading
Big Data Clusters Reference Architecture

The ultimate performance for your big data with SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters

Microsoft SQL Server 2019 Big Data Cluster enables intelligence over all your data and helps remove data silos by combining both structured and unstructured data across the entire data estate. Big Data Clusters integrates Microsoft SQL Server and the best ... continue reading

New Azure blueprint for CIS Benchmark

We’ve released our newest Azure blueprint that maps to another key industry-standard, the Center for Internet Security (CIS) Microsoft Azure Foundations Benchmark. This follows the recent announcement of our Azure blueprint for FedRAMP moderate and adds to the growing list ... continue reading
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Turning to a new chapter of Windows Server innovation

Today, January 14, 2020, marks the end of support for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Customers loved these releases, which introduced advancements such as the shift from 32-bit to 64-bit computing and server virtualization. While support for ... continue reading

How to build and deploy a containerized app to Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

Jay Gordon (@jaydestro) joins Donovan Brown (@donovanbrown) to show how to build a containerized React application and deploy it to production with Azure Kubernetes Service. He'll also show how to configure an Azure Active Directory service principal to enable Role-Based ... continue reading
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Integrate Microsoft cloud services with your Azure SQL Database managed instance

When you migrate your SQL Server data estate to Azure SQL Database managed instance, what you get is not just a good old SQL Server, secured and enriched with the newest features, and without a burden of managing backups, patching, ... continue reading