Azure News Roundup – September 4, 2020

Azure News Roundup – September 4, 2020

Universal Shifting to Microsoft’s Azure Cloud Platform for Live-Action, Animation Production The goal is to let creatives collaborate more easily and efficiently across geographic regions and with outside vendors. “It will unlock a new way to make movies in a way we haven’t been able to do before.”  Empowering remote learning with Azure Cognitive Services […]

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Azure News Roundup – July 24, 2020

Welcome to our latest collection of Azure news and announcements from the past two weeks. It’s been a busy time between Microsoft Inspire this week along with the end of the 2020 fiscal year. There’s lots of big news in the Azure ecosystem, and Azure continues to grow, so do the number of users with […]

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How To Improve SQL Server Database Resilience by Migrating to Azure

Microsoft SQL Server supports the essential applications of thousands of businesses. It’s a robust and sophisticated database solution, but, as with all business-critical services, users must take action to minimize downtime and eliminate potential failure points. Issues at multiple levels of the tech stack affect database availability: Network and hardware failures can take down databases. […]

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How To Monitor Web App Availability on Microsoft Azure

Downtime is a risk faced by every business that serves customers on the web. The average website goes down for three hours a month because web hosting infrastructure isn’t wholly reliable and networks are even less so. Azure is more resilient than the garden-variety web hosting provider, with SLAs that promise less than 43 minutes […]

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Azure News Roundup – July 10, 2020

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the latest news and updates in the larger Azure ecosystem, where we cover some of the big announcements over the past 2 weeks. Advancing Azure service quality with artificial intelligence: AIOps Microsoft has created an AIOps team to collaborate broadly across Azure engineering teams and partnered with Microsoft Research […]

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How Azure SLAs Can Help You to Achieve Optimal Uptime and Availability

Microsoft Azure is designed to minimize downtime, and Microsoft offers guarantees about the maximum amount of downtime service users should expect in the form of Service Level Agreements. It provides services and guidance that help Azure users to decrease downtime and offers better SLAs when Azure users take advantage of redundancy features built into the […]

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