Azure

Azure at Ignite, Day 3: Reference Architecture, SQL Database Managed Instances

Microsoft gives guidance on building modern applications, and offers a faster way to get your SQL Server instances into Azure.

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Azure at Microsoft Ignite, Day 2: Migrate, Availability Zones, and Planned Maintenance for VMs

Microsoft launches a service to help the on-prem to Azure move, and gives more control over handling availability for VMs.

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Azure Announces Burstable VM Instances

Azure finally catches up with AWS and GCP by offering a burstable VM option.

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Azure Event Grid: The Missing Link For Serverless Domination

The one remaining benefit of the mololith/n-tier architecture — statefulness — is soon to become a thing of the past.

Announcements

New Courses: Azure Exam 70-533 & Google Certified Professional Courses

We’re so excited to announce the release of two brand new courses this week!

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Azure DocumentDB is Now Cosmos DB: A Global Scale, Flexible NoSQL Database

One of the big announcements at Microsoft Build 2017 is Cosmos DB, a new NoSQL database service from Azure that aims to provide a globally scaled, high-performance NoSQL data store.

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Microsoft Build: Azure Adds Azure Database for MySQL, Azure Database for PostgreSQL

A significant announcement at Microsoft Build 2017 was support for MySQL and PostgreSQL as a service.