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Some rain in the AWS, Azure, and Google clouds

With recession at the gates and cloud growth slowing, the big three cloud vendors still find ways to succeed.

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Microsoft’s end-to-end Arm development environment is here at last

With Arm developer hardware now shipping, Windows is ready to embrace an NPU-powered AI future.

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Ignite 2022: Making Azure your development hub

Microsoft is using its Ignite event to expand Azure’s role as its developer cloud, offering an isolated, configurable development platform.

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SAS Viya analytics suite now available on Azure Marketplace

Viya’s move to the Azure Marketplace allows enterprise customers to access its tools and features in a pay-as-you-go model, the company said.

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Which cloud is for you?

Despite all their commonalities, the big three cloud providers have some important personality differences that should factor into your choices.

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Azure on Arm is here at last

Microsoft has finally unveiled its Arm-hosted virtual machines, a lower-power option for your cloud-native code.

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Hands-on with Microsoft’s CBL-Mariner 2.0 Linux

How to install and configure the fast and lightweight container host Linux distribution for Azure Kubernetes Service and the Microsoft Container Registry.

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IT career roadmap: Cloud engineer

The global transition from traditional IT to cloud platforms makes cloud engineering an incredibly solid career choice. Here's how one cloud engineer combined education and on-the-job training to get to where he is today.

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Microsoft Dev Box cloud-based workstations enter public preview

Windows-based developer workstations on Azure can be accessed via browser or Remote Desktop and managed centrally through Windows 365 and Endpoint Manager.

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Lift and shift Windows applications to containers

Microsoft’s own experience with Microsoft 365 shows that moving to cloud-native is possible, even when you have a lot of code to move.

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Microsoft Azure Fluid Relay turns GA

Managed cloud service for the Fluid Framework helps developers build real-time collaborative web apps.

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Cloud spending can’t stop, won’t stop

Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud may be seeing their growth slow, and enterprise budgets may be squeezed, but CIOs are still committed to spending on cloud computing.

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Trying out the Azure Developer CLI

Microsoft’s new Azure developer tool streamlines development in the Azure cloud, from deploying dev environments to running CI/CD.

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Azure Artifacts helps you standardize on packages and modules

Microsoft’s Azure DevOps offers a feed-based artifact repository for your own and third-party code that’s well worth a look.

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Using Azure Communication Services for email

Microsoft’s Azure multichannel communications APIs get support for email.

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What’s new in Microsoft Azure’s NLP AI services

Microsoft is finally close to delivering its long-promised natural user interfaces. Here’s how you can build them into your code.

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Microsoft Azure eases Kubernetes development with a new Draft

Microsoft resurrects Deis Labs’ Kubernetes quick-start tool to help you package existing code for Azure Kubernetes Service.

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Microsoft Dev Box: Your development workstation on Azure

Build 2022 had a developer focus, with new tools to make it easier to write code in a world of hybrid work. Dev Box promises to make your development environments easier to manage.

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