Azure Arc-enabled servers landing zone accelerator makes it easier for customers to increase security, governance, and compliance posture on servers that are deployed outside of Azure. Along with Azure Arc, services such as Microsoft Defender for Cloud, Azure Sentinel, Azure Monitor, Azure Log Analytics, Azure Policy, and many others are included in the reference implementations that can then be extended to production environments.
Solution accelerator for knowledge mining available for Azure Government
US government agencies can jumpstart their development projects to help meet mission demands with Azure Cognitive Search using our Knowledge Mining Solution Accelerator for Azure Government. The solution accelerator includes multiple important features and capabilities – use it with your own data, customizable UI – graph visualization, colors, logos for customization, and many more.
Learn how open source plays a key role in Microsoft’s cloud strategy with Inside Azure for IT
Whether you engage in the live ask-the-experts sessions, watch the deep-dive skilling videos, or join us for fireside chats—the Azure team is delighted and humbled by your participation and enthusiasm for Inside Azure for IT.
In our third episode, we talk about some of our Linux and open source-related partnerships, product innovation, and initiatives, plus how that helps customers and communities. To those who think of Azure as “mostly Windows cloud,” it may be surprising to learn that more than 60 percent of Azure customer compute cores are Linux-based, and that Linux virtual machine (VM) cores are growing faster than those based on Windows.
Advancing Azure Virtual Machine availability monitoring with Project Flash
Flash, as the project is internally known, is a collection of efforts across Azure Engineering, that aims to evolve Azure’s virtual machine (VM) availability monitoring ecosystem into a centralized, holistic, and intelligible solution customers can rely on to meet their specific observability needs. We’re excited to announce the completion of the project’s first two milestones—the preview of VM availability data in Azure Resource Graph, and the private preview of a VM availability metric in Azure Monitor.