The surprising Java support in Azure

Source:- infoworld.com Bringing Java code to Azure is a lot easier than you might think Microsoft’s current developer strategy is perhaps best described as pragmatic: Meet developers where they are, not where Microsoft thinks they should be. Redmond has put aside old rivalries, open sourced its own tools and languages, shipped its own Linux kernels, and made Java a first-class citizen on Azure. If you remember Microsoft’s acrimonious and litigious history in the late 1990s with Sun Microsystems over Java, support for Java

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Azure IoT Edge development with Azure DevOps

Source:- channel9.msdn.com The Internet of Things is a technology paradigm that involves the use of internet connected devices to publish data often in conjunction with real-time data processing, machine learning, and/or storage services. Development of these systems can be enhanced through application of modern DevOps principles which include tasks like automation, monitoring, and all steps of the software engineering process from development, testing, quality assurance, and release. We will examine these concepts as they relate to IoT Edge Solutions using

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The Azure Blockchain Platform has adopted VeriSol, a smart contract verification solution from Microsoft Research

Source:- cryptonewsbytes.com The Azure Blockchain Platform is taking smart contract verification seriously! Microsoft Research has recently come up with VeriSol, a smart contract verification tool and the Azure Blockchain Platform has adopted this. Blockchain promises much, however, it’s a new and evolving technology. There are challenges that require solutions, e.g., smart contracts bugs that are causing financial losses. Experts forecast that the blockchain technology market will grow up to $23.3 billion by 2023, and smart contracts will likely play a

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6 Lessons Learned During a Real-World Azure Migration

Source:- virtualizationreview.com My articles usually consist of looking at new and improved technology offerings from Microsoft and others, but this time I thought I’d cover something a little different. In my role as a business owner and IT consultant, I get the opportunity to implement on-premises technologies (Windows Server and associated services), and cloud services such as Microsoft 365 and Azure for businesses. My business is a Microsoft Cloud Service Provider (CSP). Over the last few months I’ve been involved

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5 Must-Haves for Effectively Securing Azure

Source:- fortinet.com As enterprises move more data and applications to the cloud, security becomes an even more a foundational component because, in order to meet industry compliance requirements, and map to an organization’s larger security strategy, it must be built into the overall cloud platform. When security is deployed as an afterthought, it often needs to be reconfigured by hand when network resources adjust to meet new business needs. Which defeats the whole purpose of building and deploying a scalable

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Azure Functions grows up

Source:- infoworld.com For a technology that was born on Azure, beginning life as a derivative of its original platform WebJobs, Azure Functions has come a long way. It’s not just a cloud service, as it can be hosted in containers and run anywhere you’ve got Docker support: from your own dev hardware, to IoT devices at the edge of your network, to on-premises, and even to other cloud platforms. And Azure Functions is still evolving, adding new features and new

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DIGGING INTO AZURE SENTINEL, MICROSOFT’S NEW SIEM TOOL

Source:- techgenix.com Wouldn’t be nice if you could see threats coming and stop them before they happen? Recent technological developments in cloud computing and artificial intelligence are bringing this goal within reach. One of these new technologies is called Azure Sentinel and in simple terms it acts as a kind of virtual agent always at your side watching over your Microsoft Azure cloud infrastructure, collecting data across all of your devices, applications and users in order to detect, investigate and respond

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