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MileIQ and Azure Event Hubs: Billions of miles streamed

This post was co-authored by Shubha Vijayasarathy, Program Manager, Azure Messaging (Event Hubs) With billions of miles logged, MileIQ provides stress-free logging and accurate mileage reports for millions of drivers. Logging and reporting miles driven is a necessity for independent ... continue reading
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Beat SQL Server 2008/R2 End of Support by moving to Azure VM for three years of free security update

Today, On July 9, 2019, support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 ended. But there is still time to protect those workloads by rehosting to Azure SQL Database Managed Instance to run on latest version of SQL Server or ... continue reading
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Azure. Source–Volume 89

Dear Azure fans, Azure.Source is going on hiatus. Thank you for reading each week and be sure to follow @Azure for updates and new ways to learn more. Now available Announcing the general availability of Azure premium files We are ... continue reading
TQA: Add-ClusterVirtualMachineRole fails with the error "The File Exists"

TQA: Add-ClusterVirtualMachineRole fails with the error “The File Exists”

This time I was involved to identify a problem that stuck all the DR tests in a large enterprise, let me show you a description of the environment. ENVIRONMENT The Customer have a Production Hyper-V Farm (multiple HV clusters) on ... continue reading
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Getting started with Azure SQL Database Hyperscale

Azure SQL Database Hyperscale (or Hyperscale for short) takes your database to the next level by removing size and query limitations typically found in cloud databases. Your database can scale up to 100 TB in size and handle more queries ... continue reading
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Azure Cosmos DB: A competitive advantage for healthcare ISVs

This blog was co-authored by Shweta Mishra, Senior Solutions Architect, CitiusTech and Vinil Menon, Chief Technology Officer, CitiusTech CitiusTech is a specialist provider of healthcare technology services which helps its customers to accelerate innovation in healthcare. CitiusTech used Azure Cosmos ... continue reading
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Microsoft positioned as a leader in the Forrester WaveTM: Database-as-a-service

We’re excited to share that Forrester has named Microsoft as a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Database-as-a-service, Q2 2019. This decision is based on their evaluation of Azure relational and non-relational databases. We believe Microsoft’s position as a leader is ... continue reading
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Compute and stream IoT insights with data-driven applications

There is a lot more data in the world than can possibly be captured with even the most robust, cutting-edge technology. Edge computing and the Internet of Things (IoT) are just two examples of technologies increasing the volume of useful ... continue reading

Azure Policy Guest Configuration – Client

This post builds upon the introduction published earlier to the PowerShell blog. In this post we are going to explore the Azure Policy Guest Configuration client and how configuration content is consumed. The full documentation for this service is available ... continue reading
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Step 10. Detect and investigate security incidents: top 10 actions to secure your environment

“Step 10. Detect and investigate security incidents” is the final installment in the Top 10 actions to secure your environment blog series. Here we walk you through how to set up Azure Advanced Threat Protection (Azure ATP) to secure identities ... continue reading