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Microsoft gets serious about WebAssembly

Compiled code running at near-native speeds in the browser is getting the .NET touch.

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Adam Selipsky returns to AWS as CEO. Now what?

The Tableau CEO and Salesforce executive is returning to Amazon Web Services after six years away to take over the cloud division when Andy Jassy moves on to the top Amazon job later this year.

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What Microsoft Mesh means for developers

Microsoft has unveiled a new framework for building collaborative, mixed-reality applications. What is Microsoft weaving into the Mesh toolchain and what will it mean for application development?

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Microsoft’s Power Fx low-code language channels Excel

The no-code, low-code language already leveraged in Power Apps will be extended across the entire Power Platform.

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Microsoft Mesh brings mixed-reality apps to Azure

The Mesh platform supports holographic experiences and mixed-reality applications for users of HoloLens and VR headsets as well as mobile devices and PCs.

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2021’s Ignite shows off new Cosmos DB features

Microsoft’s second virtual Ignite conference is promoting new Azure data services, including major upgrades to its planet-scale distributed database.

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Review: AWS AI and Machine Learning stacks up, and up

Amazon Web Services provides an impressively broad and deep set of machine learning and AI services, rivaling Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure.

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Why Microsoft Azure wins with enterprise customers

In the cloud wars, Microsoft often comes off as second best to Amazon Web Services. But when it comes to established enterprises Azure wins more often than not. Here’s why.

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Google Cloud funds Python projects

Google Cloud donation to Python Software Foundation will support CPython maintenance, foundational Python tools, and malware detection for the PyPI package repo.

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Run containers on Azure App Service

Simple container-based web apps and services don’t need Kubernetes to run on Azure.

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Microsoft Azure Quantum opens for public preview

Microsoft’s quantum computing platform has been used for applications including cancer research, logistics and freight optimization, and risk management.

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Why Andy Jassy was picked to fill Jeff Bezos’s big shoes at Amazon

The man who built Amazon Web Services into a $40 billion business is taking the big seat at the e-commerce company.

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AWS chief Andy Jassy gets top job at Amazon as CEO Bezos steps down

The surprise announcement that Jeff Bezos will leave later this year and hand over the reins to AWS leader Andy Jassy marks a remarkable rise for Jassy. He began as a marketing manager in 1997 and started AWS in 2003.

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Cloud on cloud: Couchbase as a service on Azure

The Azure Marketplace lets you add third-party tools and services, such as Couchbase’s NoSQL database, to your applications.

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Extending Azure Functions with custom handlers

Build serverless code on Azure in any language.

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Google Cloud named best performing cloud for 2021

Google Cloud edged AWS and Azure in Cockroach Labs’ 2021 report, which compares the big three cloud providers on performance and cost using online transaction processing benchmarks.

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Working with Azure Image Builder

Dynamically generate and customize your Azure virtual machines.

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Jumping into Azure Arc Data Services

Azure Arc brings Azure databases to your on-premises servers and applications.

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