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Help improve our Azure docs!
5/14/2018 | Microsoft Azure | 2
On a weekly basis, over 5 million people find help using Microsoft online help and documentation. Despite having over 380,000 pages of articles, references, and tutorials, we each have our own stories of painful gaps. Today, we’re introducing a new project, code-named Aladdin that can help us use machine

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Azure Container Instances now generally available
4/25/2018 | Microsoft Azure | 10
I am proud to announce the general availability of Azure Container Instances (ACI) – a serverless way to run both Linux and Windows containers. ACI offers you an on-demand compute service delivering…

What’s brewing in Visual Studio Team Services: April 2018 Digest
4/25/2018 | Microsoft Azure | 12
This post series provides the latest updates and news for Visual Studio Team Services and is a great way for Azure users to keep up-to-date with new features being released every three weeks. Visual Studio Team Services offers the best DevOps tooling to create an efficient continuous integration and

OneDrive – synchronisiert nicht mehr
4/25/2018 | Hans Brender's Blog | 10
Ein Ein merkwürdiges Verhalten habe ich auf einem Windows 10 Device (Surface Book) erlebt. Eine Instanz, nämlich die zum mit Single Sign on verbundenen OneDrive for Business sowie diverse Bibliotheken von Teamsites bzw. Groups funktionierte nicht mehr.  Wenn ich schreibe, eine Instanz, dann funktionierten

New Windows Server 2019 test build adds more clustering features
4/24/2018 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 13
Microsoft is continuing to roll out test builds for its Windows Server 2019 and associated semi-annual channel 1809 Server update.

Securing the modern workplace with Microsoft 365 threat protection – part 1
4/24/2018 | Microsoft secure | 16
This post is authored by Debraj Ghosh, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft 365 Security. The roots of Microsoft 365 threat protection Over the next few weeks, well introduce you to Microsoft 365s threat protection services and demonstrate how Microsoft 365s threat protection leverages strength

Azure Analysis Services integration with VNets via On-Premises Data Gateway
4/24/2018 | Microsoft Azure | 11
We are pleased to announce Azure Analysis Services now provides integration with cloud data sources residing on Azure Virtual Networks (VNets). Organizations use VNets for enhanced security and isolation. Cloud data sources such as Azure SQL DW and Azure Database can be secured with VNet endpoints.

Azure Toolkit for Eclipse integrates with HDInsight Ambari and supports Spark 2.2
4/24/2018 | Microsoft Azure | 10
To provide more authentication options, Azure Toolkit for Eclipse now supports submission of jobs to HDInsight clusters through Ambari. You can easily link or unlink any cluster by using an Ambari-managed username and password, which is independent of your Azure sign-in credentials.

Azure Toolkit for IntelliJ integrates with HDInsight Ambari and supports Spark 2.2
4/24/2018 | Microsoft Azure | 10
To provide more authentication options, Azure Toolkit for IntelliJ now supports submission of jobs to HDInsight clusters through Ambari. You can easily link or unlink any cluster by using an Ambari-managed username and password, which is independent of your Azure sign-in credentials.

The edge of possibility: best practices for IoT-driven infrastructure transformation
4/24/2018 | Microsoft Azure | 11
Corporate IT infrastructure has changed a lot in the past decade. From a relatively simple bounded space, with a defined “inside” and “outside,” IT networks have evolved to incorporate a wider range…

How Azure Security Center helps detect attacks against your Linux machines
4/24/2018 | Microsoft Azure | 10
Azure Security Center is now extending its Linux threat detection preview program, both on cloud and on-premise. New capabilities include detection of suspicious processes, suspect login attempts...

Storage scenarios for Cray in Azure
4/24/2018 | Microsoft Azure | 10
When you get a dedicated Cray supercomputer on your Azure virtual network, you also get attached Cray® ClusterStor™ storage. This is a great solution for the high-performance storage you need while running jobs on the supercomputer.

Migrating your apps, data and infrastructure to Azure is easier than ever
4/24/2018 | Microsoft Azure | 11
Cloud computing is fundamentally changing IT and transforming businesses at an unprecedented pace. And, companies are rapidly turning to the cloud for the opportunities it brings – increased agility,…

Department of Defense's updated cloud-computing contract still is winner-take-all
4/23/2018 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 19
Microsoft and other cloud vendors are keeping close tabs on the estimated multi-billion-dollar U.S. DoD JEDI cloud contract, as it winds its way through the bidding process.

Get started with Azure for .NET developers
4/23/2018 | Azure Fridays | 12
Azure MVP Barry Luijbregts stops by to chat with Scott Hanselman about how .NET developers can easily get started with Azure. They talk about the free e-book: Getting started with Azure for .NET developers and they discuss and show some of the awesome tools that can help you get started with Azure today.For

31 Brutally Honest Illustrations by Gerhard Haderer: Show What’s Wrong With Today’s Society
4/23/2018 | | 16
Recently, we stumbled about a(nother) great satirical contribution on 31 Brutally Honest Illustrations By Gerhard Haderer Show What’s Wrong With Today’s Society.Gerhard Haderer is an Austrian caricaturist and his satirical cartoons often meet the nerve of our’s society. Check it out on

Microsoft is dropping its Windows Phone apps for Teams, Yammer, Skype for Business in May
4/23/2018 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 20
Windows Phone users will lose support for their native Microsoft Teams, Yammer and Skype for Business apps as of next month.

Microsoft looks to bots to make employees more productive
4/23/2018 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 22
Microsoft is continuing its quest to try to make workers more productive via a variety of bots, including SwitchBot and

ebook deal of the week: Exam Ref 70-774 Perform Cloud Data Science with Azure Machine Learning
4/23/2018 | Microsoft Press | 23
Save 50%! Buy here. This offer expires on Sunday, April 29 at 7:00 AM GMT. Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-774—and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of performing key data science activities with Azure Machine Learning services. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status,

Azure.Source - Volume 28
4/23/2018 | Microsoft Azure | 16
Keep current on what's happening in Azure, including what's now in preview, generally available, news & updates, and more.

Azure IoT Hub SDK officially provides native iOS support
4/23/2018 | Microsoft Azure | 16
Whether your iOS project is written in Swift or Objective-C, you can leverage our device SDK and service SDK directly and begin turning your iOS device into an IoT device!

Propel your IoT platform to the cloud with Azure Time Series Insights!
4/23/2018 | Microsoft Azure | 17
Today we’re pleased to announce two key capabilities that Azure Time Series Insights will be delivering later this year...

Episode 225 - Azure CXP
4/21/2018 | The Azure Podcast | 21
  We talk to Jeremy Hollett, a Principal Service Engineering Manager, about the CXP organization and how it helps both Azure internally as well its customers, gain the ultimate in reliability. Evan also works for the same organization so the two of them share some good insights. Media file:   Other

Get data from SQL Server for GDPR and more
4/20/2018 | | 18
Getting ready for GDPR? Well, often data is stored in relational databases as in SQL Server – in the cloud or on premises. If you need to report what relevant data is stored in such a SQL database, the following scripts can help.Often, a data processing document is needed between the data controller

Recognizing Q3 Top 5 Bounty Hunters
4/20/2018 | Microsoft Security Response center | 37
Throughout the year, security researchers submit some amazing work to us under the Microsoft Bug Bounty program. Starting this quarter, we want to give a shout out to and acknowledge the hard work and dedication of the following individuals and companies who have contributed to securing Microsoft’s products

Teaming up in the war on tech support scams
4/20/2018 | Microsoft secure | 35
Beyond customer education, the scale and complexity of tech support scams require cooperation and broad partnerships across the industry. Given the scale and complexity of tech support scams, how can the security industry at large work together to deal a major blow to this enduring threat?