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Azure DevOps Services Losing Support for Alternate Credentials

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/12/03/azure-devops-alternate-credentials.aspx

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Microsoft gave notice last week that it's going to drop Alternate Credentials support for authenticating users of its Azure DevOps Services. 12/03/2019

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The Register talks to Azure Data Veep about Synapse and SQL Server

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/25/rohan_kumar_microsoft_synapse/

a week ago

How to query the telemetry from 1 trillion queries a day

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Azure AD B2B Now Accepts Google IDs for Log-In

https://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/11/22/azure-ad-b2b-google-ids.aspx

2 weeks ago

In preview since last year, a feature that lets users of the Google identity and access service use their personal log-in IDs with Microsoft's Azure Active Directory B2B service is now generally available.

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Microsoft's 'Project Teleport' Aims To Create Containers Much Faster on Azure

https://redmondmag.com/blogs/scott-bekker/2019/11/microsoft-project-teleport.aspx

2 weeks ago

Much of Azure's promise relates to dynamic flexibility, yet the design of Docker containers can cause lag when used in a truly serverless environment like Azure. That's the disconnect that Microsoft's new "Project Teleport" aims to address. 11/21/2019

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After Google Cloud and AWS, Salesforce adds Microsoft's Azure to its portfolio

https://www.zdnet.com/video/salesforce-pledges-to-use-microsoft-azure-to-power-its-marketing-cloud/

2 weeks ago

Salesforce has cloud agreements to use Amazon's and Google's clouds for various workloads, making it a multi-cloud poster child.

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Google IDs on Azure Active Directory B2B Service Now at 'General Availability'

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/11/20/google-ids-on-azure-ad-b2b.aspx

2 weeks ago

Microsoft announced on Wednesday that users of the Google identity and access service can use their personal log-in IDs with the Azure Active Directory B2B service to access resources as "guests." 11/20/2019

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Microsoft Bolsters Kubernetes with Azure Confidential Computing

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/11/19/kubernetes-and-azure-confidential-computing.aspx

2 weeks ago

Microsoft on Tuesday announced various developments concerning the use of Kubernetes, an open source container orchestration solution fostered by Google. 11/19/2019

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Rapid-fire Windows 10 builds, Azure on Arm not for the eyes of mortals, and Teams at 10,000ft

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/18/microsoft_roundup/

2 weeks ago

Roundup All the Microsoft excitement you missed while installing 19H2

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Salesforce plays multi-cloud game with Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud as AWS contract likely up for renewal

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-plays-multi-cloud-game-as-aws-contract-likely-up-for-renewal/

3 weeks ago

There's a method to the madness when it comes to Salesforce working with Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform as its initial deal with AWS runs out.

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Salesforce and Microsoft Partnering on Azure Services and Teams

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/11/15/salesforce-microsoft-azure-and-teams.aspx

3 weeks ago

Salesforce.com and Microsoft on Thursday announced a strategic partnership on cloud technology use. 11/15/2019

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Microsoft Azure Tapped As Public Cloud Provider For Salesforce Marketing Cloud

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/microsoft-azure-tapped-as-public-cloud-provider-for-salesforce-marketing-cloud

3 weeks ago

by Donna Goodison 'By bringing together the power of Azure and Microsoft Teams with Salesforce, our aim is to help businesses harness the power of the Microsoft cloud to better serve customers,' says Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

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Salesforce pledges to use Microsoft Azure to power its Marketing Cloud

https://www.zdnet.com/article/salesforce-pledges-to-use-microsoft-azure-to-power-its-marketing-cloud/

3 weeks ago

Salesforce also has cloud agreements to use Amazon's and Google's clouds for various workloads, making it a multi-cloud poster child.

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Double downtime: Azure DevOps, Google cloud users put the kettle on

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/11/double_downtime_for_azure_and_google_clouds/

3 weeks ago

Put it all on the cloud, they said…

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Double downtime: Azure DevOps, Google cloud users put the kettle on

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/11/double_downtime_for_azure_and_google_clouds/

3 weeks ago

Put it all on the cloud, they said…

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Azure Active Directory Improvements Include Multifactor Authentication for All

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/11/05/azure-active-directory-improvements-ignite-2019.aspx

4 weeks ago

Microsoft on Monday announced a bunch or Azure Active Directory enhancements as part of its Ignite event happenings. 11/05/2019

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Microsoft Offers More Details on Azure Arc for Hybrid Cloud, Data Management

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/11/05/microsoft-more-details-on-azure-arc.aspx

4 weeks ago

Microsoft on Tuesday released more information about Azure Arc, the hybrid cloud and infrastructure toolkit it announced during the opening keynote of its Ignite 2019 conference in Orlando, Fla. 11/05/2019

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Azure Arc: Redmond's tool to wrangle services wherever they are – on-premises, cloud, your basement, in the pub...

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/05/azure_arc_multicloud/

4 weeks ago

Ignite Plus summary of everything else announced at Windows titan's Florida shindig

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Ignite 2019 Keynote Recap: Nadella Unveils Azure Arc, Azure Synapse and More Cloud Developments

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/11/04/ignite-2019-keynote-recap.aspx

4 weeks ago

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella described the new boundaries Microsoft is breaking in its Azure cloud. 11/04/2019

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Azure Synapse Analytics combines data warehouse, lake and pipelines

https://www.zdnet.com/article/azure-synapse-analytics-combines-data-warehouse-lake-and-pipelines/

a month ago

Ignite 2019: Microsoft has revved its Azure SQL Data Warehouse, re-branding it Synapse Analytics, and integrating Apache Spark, Azure Data Lake Storage and Azure Data Factory, with a unified Web user interface.

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Microsoft's Hybrid 2.0 strategy: Azure Arc, Azure Stack Hub, Azure Stack Edge explained

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsofts-hybrid-2-0-strategy-azure-arc-azure-stack-hub-azure-stack-edge-explained/

a month ago

At Ignite 2019, Microsoft is announcing new branding and a new strategy meant to make Azure the place IT pros will manage their edge, on-premises and multi-cloud software and services. Here's my best attempt to demystify the new hybrid announcements.

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