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  • Blog Post: Transforming Our Products, Culture and Practices to be Cloud-first

    Today Microsoft Server and Tools President Satya Nadella posted to the Official Microsoft Blog , an email he sent to employees about the progress we’ve made completely transforming our products, culture and practices to be cloud-first. See his “ The Enterprise Cloud Era ” video to hear...
  • Blog Post: Scaling Up and Out in Windows Azure Web Sites

    When you are starting on a new web project, or even just beginning to develop web sites and applications in general, you might want to start small. But you probably won’t stay that way. You might not want to expend resources on a new web farm when you are entering the proof-of-concept phase, but...
  • Blog Post: What’s New in 2012 R2: Your Cloud Partner for Enabling Open Source Software

    Microsoft has become a strong platform company. Customers want interoperability and the flexibility to run work loads in new and interesting ways. We have challenged ourselves to support customer requirements for platforms that aren’t Windows. Our vision regarding other operating platforms is simple...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Datacenter TCO Tool Goes Live!

    The Microsoft Cloud OS solution provides a modern datacenter with enterprise class virtualization, greater resource utilization, end-to-end service management and deep insight into applications so organizations can focus on delivering business value. Together with Windows Azure or a Microsoft Service...
  • Blog Post: Enabling Modern Apps with the Windows Azure Pack

    Don’t let the title fool you – this post is critically important for Developers and IT pros. The reason I call out this warning up front is that often, when I’m speaking at conferences around the world, as soon as I start to discuss the developer perspective and developer tools, many...
  • Blog Post: A New SUSE-Microsoft Collaboration on Cloud Technologies

    Today is a step forward in the collaboration we started more than six years ago with SUSE. As part of Microsoft’s sponsorship of the Open Source Business Conference (OSBC) in San Francisco, we are thrilled to announce that SUSE and Microsoft will extend their existing work in connecting Windows...
  • Blog Post: Windows Azure for IT Professionals Jump Start - registration now open

    Make Windows Azure Your Datacenter! This Jump Start will help you understand how you can use Windows Azure Infrastructure Services, such as Virtual Machines and Virtual Networks, to migrate, extend, run, manage and monitor common workloads in the cloud. The jumpstart will be led by Microsoft Lead Azure...
  • Blog Post: Updated Docs Now Available for Running SQL Server in Windows Azure IaaS

    We are very happy to announce that the updated technical documentation for deploying and running SQL Server in Windows Azure Infrastructures Services is now available online. When deploying SQL Server in Windows Azure Virtual Machines, we recommend that you follow the detailed guidance given in the new...
  • Blog Post: AMQP 1.0 Support with Windows Azure Service Bus is Released

    For the past five years, Microsoft has been working with a diverse group of companies to develop the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) standard. The group of 20+ companies consisted of tech vendors, including Red Hat and VMware, and enterprises like JPMorgan Chase and Credit Suisse. The goal has...
  • Blog Post: Magic VMware Migrations

    The building clouds team produced a fantastic video about converting virtual machines to Hyper-V. It is light hearted and funny, but it also has some solid technical information for your consideration. MORE
  • Blog Post: What's New in 2012 R2 with Brad Anderson: IaaS Innovations

    The move to a service provider model is one of the most significant shifts we are seeing in data centers around the world. This is occurring as two key developments are afoot: First, many organizations are making moves to use Service Provider and public cloud capacity, and Second, there is an internal...
  • Blog Post: Laying the Foundation at TechEd North America 2013

    It’s that time of year again. Time to head south to the great city of New Orleans for TechEd North America 2013 . TechEd takes place June 3-6. TechEd is the place to go to explore and learn about new technologies, connect with your peers, and eat some of the unique food the New Orleans area has...
  • Blog Post: Windows Azure Active Directory Management Revisited

    One of the big requests we've had from developers and administrator is to have an option to create multiple Windows Azure Active Directories that they can use for development and test purposes, or because they want to have separate directories to synchronize with their local Windows Server AD forests...