At its developer-focused Build 2022 conference today, Microsoft has announced a range of updates for its Azure services. The most interesting announcement deals with the Intelligent Data Platform.
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Microsoft has reported an exceptionally strong quarter with a revenue of $49.4 billion and a net income of $16.7 billion. This was due to growth across practically all of its business segments.
Azure Virtual Machines will be running on ARM-based CPUs from Ampere Computing. Multiple server types such as web, gaming, application, and databases may have almost 50% price-performance benefits.
Microsoft has announced the general availability of System Center 2022 which will offer hybrid capabilities to standardize management and governance across on-premises and cloud environments.
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Microsoft has announced the general availability of "new" Azure Front Door, which is an evolution of its previous CDN of the same name, meant to cater to current hybrid working models.
Azure Defender for IoT had five security vulnerabilities that SentinelOne‘s SentinelLabs had discovered and proactively reported to Microsoft. Some of the flaws are rated "Critical" for severity.
Microsoft had a ton of stuff to announce at the Game Developers Conference 2022 including worldwide availability of the ID@Azure program, updates to PlayFab services, and improvements in the cloud.
Microsoft is collaborating with Nvidia to build confidential GPUs on the Azure cloud where data can be securely offloaded and processed in a trusted execution environment (TEE), ensuring privacy.
Microsoft's DevOps accounts have allegedly been breached by the same hacker group responsible for hacking Samsung, and threatening to dump Vodafone proprietary data earlier this year.
Microsoft is realigning its partners' focus towards Azure cloud infrastructure. The company will retain all the old benefits such as Internal Usage Rights (IUR), and add a few more.
Microsoft has announced that its Startups Founders Hub is now available for all budding entrepreneurs, with access to up to $150,000 in Azure credits, and free provisioning of Microsoft 365 and Teams.
Microsoft has published details about a security vulnerability dubbed "AutoWarp" in Azure Automation service. It could enable attackers to get access to resources of other Azure customers.
Microsoft is suspending all "new" sales of its products in Russia. This includes Xbox, Windows, Microsoft 365, and Azure. The implication is that existing customers will remain supported.
The latest Microsoft Weekly digest deals with some pesky requirements that the company is imposing on Windows 11 users, a watermark, a new Dev Channel build, and details about a PWA hub.
The partnership sees the country's fifth-largest bank select Microsoft as its primary cloud-service provider, with the hope of leveraging the power of the cloud to improve its offered experiences.
The enterprise tier of Microsoft's Azure Spring Cloud is finally available in preview for all customers. The enterprise tier adds on to the basic and standard version for the cloud platform.
Users can now expect read speeds as low as 600 micro-seconds. I'm not a scientist, but online calculators seem to indicate light can travel roughly 113 miles every 600 microseconds.
With significant changes, Microsoft's Custom Translator portal now offers UI/UX guided experience, embedded deep links for more details, tooltips for quick information, and actionable error messages.
A lot happened in the world of Microsoft this week, ranging from news about Windows 11 updates, enhancements for Teams, and some pressure from regulators. Find out more in our latest weekly digest!
Microsoft will not be releasing Azure Sphere OS version 22.01 due to issues in the Retail Eval channel. Now, the next version, Azure Sphere 22.02 will be released in the second half of February.
Earlier this week, Microsoft announced that it set a new record after the company successfully defended against DDoS attack with a throughput of 3.47 Tbps and a rate of 340 million packets per second.
Microsoft has apparently hired a veteran ARM chip designer Mike Filipino away from Apple. The development comes in an effort to push the Redmond firm's own in-house Azure server CPU designs.
Jesse Natalie, Principal Software Engineer at Microsoft, is working on adding and improving D3D12 compute support in OpenGL through Mesa and hints that future enhancements are in the pipeline.
The WILDANDSTORMY (WandS) contract could re-enter evaluation because Microsoft successfully challenged it being awarded to Amazon on 'Technical' grounds. Is it tit-for-tat for the JEDI contract?
These modules are soon to find their way onto 48GB and 96GB RAM sticks. However, these are destined for the data center and won't be generally available for use in your battle station.
Microsoft has today released build 19044.1381 (21H2) / build 19043.1381 (21H1) to the Release Preview Channel for Windows 10 Insiders. The new build brings an additional fix to the earlier KB5007253.
Microsoft has formed a strategic partnership with Virgin Money UK which will see the bank move much of its workload to Microsoft Azure. The bank hopes this will support future growth.
Along with its mixed-reality announcements, Microsoft has labeled a 15% discount on its HoloLens 2 headsets for a limited time only. It has also revealed new features for Azure VMs and networking.
Microsoft has released a preview for SQL Server 2022, calling it its "most cloud-connected" release yet. Improvements on Azure include the introduction of Chaos Studio and OpenAI Service.
Microsoft has announced a bunch of improvements to its cloud security and compliance suites including enhancements to Defender for Cloud in multicloud setups and a new Defender for Business solution.
Canonical has announced that Microsoft SQL Server 2017/2019 is now available with Ubuntu Pro on Azure. It said Web, Standard and Enterprise edition of SQL Servers are available for customers.
Sega and Microsoft have announced a strategic alliance through which the two firms will collaborate to harness the power of Azure to build "Super Games" that cater to large online audiences.
Microsoft has reported a strong first quarter of its 2022 fiscal year with a revenue of $45.3 billion. It demonstrated strong growth in cloud offerings and Windows while Surface continued to decline.
Microsoft has finally made its voice typing accessibility capability more accessible in Windows 11. It features notable improvements including the fact that it's powered by Azure Speech services.
Microsoft has announced Founders Hub, a dedicated platform for entrepreneurs. Those who enroll will receive Azure credits, 1:1 mentorship, and access to the latest development tools and technologies.
This week, Microsoft released the usual Patch Tuesday updates, which this month included Windows 11 as well. A fix for AMD Ryzen performance issues on Windows 11 rolled out, and much more.
Microsoft says Azure was easily able to handle a multi-Tbps (2.4Tbps) bandwidth DDoS attack, the largest it had ever faced. This attack was more than double larger than the one it took on last year.