Because it’s that time of the month, this edition of Short Takes focuses largely on Microsoft’s quarterly earnings: Plus I riff on some headlines and report on a few other things.
Want to learn how to link two virtual networks using VNet Peering, a new feature in Microsoft Azure? Aidan Finn has you covered with a deep dive into this feature.
In this post I will show you how to connect two Azure virtual networks (VNets) together, extending one to another, therefore enabling you to route from virtual machines on one VNet to virtual machines that are connect to another VNet, whether they are in the same region or in different regions. Design Considerations […]
Microsoft is hosting three separate events, all in New York City, during a three-week span with each event focusing on a different group of users; from consumer devices to updates for the developer community.
Microsoft Research says it’s made a major breakthrough in converting human speech to text. Recognising continuous, conversational speech is really hard to do accurately, but Redmond reports it can do it as well as actual people can. The researchers claim their technology makes far fewer mistakes. That’s a bold assertion, given the 40-odd-year history of […]
Microsoft and SAP have announced an expansion of their partnership to bring more SAP products to Microsoft’s cloud but it will take up to five years for the new software to materialize.
How software is being delivered to the enterprise is changing; the cloud is having a significant impact on both hardware and software vendors which opens the door for some, while closing it for others.
Microsoft’s fight to keep its European customers’ data private is back in the news. The U.S. Justice Department wants a court to revisit a ruling preventing the government from reading email stored in an Irish data center. Not only is the data stored outside the U.S., but the owner of the data isn’t a U.S. […]
As expected, the U.S. Department of Justice has appealed a July legal victory for Microsoft, in which the software giant was relieved of having to honor a federal search warrant for data stored in an Ireland data center. The agency says that the ruling rests on a misinterpretation of law and sets a bad precedent for other cases.
Aidan Finn shows you how to connect two Azure virtual networks that are in the same subscription using a VNet-to-VNet VPN tunnel.
Find out about a new network security feature, the Web Application Firewall, for web applications that was launched in preview at Microsoft Ignite 2016.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is talking up the company’s cloud chops in artificial intelligence. Azure and Office 365 are chock-full of machine-learning facilities, he says. Over the past few days, he’s appeared on stage in Dublin and London, preaching the gospel of AI and FPGAs. And now Microsoft’s donated Azure credits to a UK research consortium that specializes in data science…
Russell Smith describes how to access DSC node reports in Azure Automation DSC using the management portal.