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Azure Announcements from Microsoft Build 2017

Tons of new features on Azure have been announced at Build 2017. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/new-innovations-at-microsoft-build-2017-helping-developers-achieve-more/ https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/stbnewsbytes/2017/05/10/cloud-platform-release-announcements-for-may-10-2017/

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Hyper-Threaded VMs available via Azure

The tech press seems to of missed this public announcement from Microsoft. These will be the first Hyper-Threaded VM’s that will be offered via Azure. Microsoft will be offering for the first time a new generation of Hyper-Threading Technology virtual … Continue reading

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Azure Updates – 21/Feb/2017

Announcement 1 Kubernetes in Azure Container Service is out of preview, so it’s now Generally Available. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/kubernetes-now-generally-available-on-azure-container-service/ Announcement 2 Azure Korea goes online with data centres in both Seoul and Busan bringing the total numbers of regions in Asia to … Continue reading

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Azure wins Linpack benchmarking across public cloud providers

Interesting white-paper outlining results from a comparative benchmarking of public cloud computing vendors by using the Linpack Benchmark, which is a measure of a computer’s floating-point rate of execution. Results : Azure surpasses the other public cloud providers when running … Continue reading

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Deploying MongoDB on Azure with Bitnami

Very easy to deploy multiple stacks quickly using Bitnami directly from Azure Marketplace or AWS Marketplace or on Google Cloud Platform. Bitnami currently has around 150 applications to choose from. Great interview again from The New Stack.

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New Azure Training from Microsoft

Six new *free* courses on Azure are now available and 6 more will be added in the next few weeks covering Azure VMs, Virtual Networks, Identity, Storage, Fundamentals and Azure for AWS experts. https://openedx.microsoft.com/

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Azure Container Registry – Public Preview

Public preview of the Azure Container Registry will be available on November 14 and will be compatible with Docker Registry. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/azure-container-service-the-cloud-s-most-open-option-for-containers/ There will also be the introduction of Kubernetes as a supported orchestrator in Azure Container Service (ACS) http://blog.kubernetes.io/2016/11/bringing-kubernetes-support-to-azure.html

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