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Kubernetes-based event-driven autoscaling (KEDA) 1.0 release 

Event-driven applications are a key pattern for cloud-native applications. Event-driven is at the core of many growing trends, including serverless compute like Azure Functions. Event-driven means your application responds and reacts to different events business or system events. For example, a “new subscriber” event may trigger some code to send a welcome email and Read...

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How to deploy SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters 

SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters is a scale-out, data virtualization platform built on top of the Kubernetes container platform. This ensures a predictable, fast, and elastically scalable deployment, regardless of where it’s deployed. In this blog post, we’ll explain how to deploy SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters to Kubernetes. First, the tools Deploying...

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Achieve more with intelligent media and entertainment 

The media and entertainment industry is undergoing digital transformation at an unprecedented rate. The widely acknowledged forces driving this change include new and emerging content channels and digital native providers such as FAANG and other over the top (OTT) players. Revenue streams are being disrupted by subscription video on demand (SVOD), advertising video on demand...

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5 attributes of successful teams 

Microsoft announces the “Art of Teamwork” digital curriculum to teach teams how to practice the five key attributes of successful teamwork and shares success stories from Microsoft Teams customers. The post 5 attributes of successful teams appeared first on Microsoft 365 Blog....

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Bringing confidential computing to Kubernetes 

Confidentiality of your data and your code is critical in computing. In the ephemeral world of container orchestration, we need even more attention to protecting data. Ensuring confidentiality at rest and in flight is difficult enough; until now, it has been even harder to ensure that your data is protected during processing....

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Finastra “did not expect the low RPO” of Azure Site Recovery DR 

Today’s question and answer style post covers an interview between Siddharth Deekshit, Program Manager, Azure Site Recovery engineering and Bryan Heymann, Head of Cloud Architecture, Finastra. Finastra builds and deploys technology on its open software architecture, our conversation focused on the organization’s journey to replace several disparate disaster recovery technologies with Azure Site Recovery....

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Innovation now for the Smart City of tomorrow 

Barcelona may be one of the world’s major global centers for tourism, the economy, trade and culture but, starting today, it’s the apex for smart cities. Our Microsoft for Smart Cities team and partners are excited to join government and civic leaders as well as experts at the Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC2019) to...

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