Microsoft Azure Blog

  • Four operational practices Microsoft uses to secure the Azure platform November 15, 2018
    Customers tell me that one of their on-premises security challenges is recruiting and maintaining security experts. At Microsoft, we employ more than 3,500 cybersecurity experts to identify and respond to threats and help your organization to rapidly improve your overall security posture.
    Avi Ben-Menahem
  • Monitor your Azure Open Source Databases (PostgreSQL and MySQL) using Azure Monitor November 15, 2018
    Azure Database for PostgreSQL and MySQL service is a fully managed, enterprise-ready cloud service which emits the performance metrics and telemetry log to Azure Monitor service. Using Azure Monitor, you can collect, analyze, and take action on telemetry data gathered from your cloud environments.
    Harini Gupta
  • Azure Toolkit for IntelliJ – Spark Interactive Console November 15, 2018
    We are pleased to reveal the release of Spark Interactive Console in Azure Toolkit for IntelliJ. This new component intends to facilitate your Spark job authoring, and enable you to run code interactively in a shell-like environment within IntelliJ.
    Jenny Jiang
  • Three surprising IoT trends in smart buildings November 15, 2018
    As IoT and artificial intelligence become more advance, smart buildings are also being utilized to drive down energy usage and maintenance costs.
    Justin Slade
  • Introducing the Azure Blockchain Development Kit November 15, 2018
    “Developers! Developers! Developers!” That phrase is synonymous with Microsoft’s history of democratizing complex technologies and empowering anyone with an idea to build software.
    Marc Mercuri