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Confidential computing nodes (DCSv2) support on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) in public preview

Orchestrate your container applications with hardware based isolation and data-in-use protection through Intel SGX enclaves. Supporting both enclave aware containers and confidential containers (unmodified container apps)
Source: Azure Roadmap
Source Link: Confidential computing nodes (DCSv2) support on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) in public preview

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Azure Cost Management + Billing updates – September 2020

Whether you're a new student, thriving startup, or the largest enterprise, you have financial constraints, and you need to know what you're spending, where, and how to plan for the future. Nobody wants a surprise when it comes to the bill, and this is where Azure Cost Management + Billing comes in.

We're always looking for ways to learn more about your challenges and how Azure Cost Management + Billing can help you better understand where you're accruing costs in the cloud, identify and prevent bad spending patterns, and optimize costs to empower you to do more with less. Here are a few of the latest improvements and updates based on your feedback:

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Scaling Microsoft Kaizala on Azure

This post was co-authored by Anubhav Mehendru, Group Engineering Manager, Kaizala.

Mobile-only workers depend on Microsoft Kaizala—a simple and secure work management and mobile messaging app—to get the work done. Since COVID-19 has forced many of us to work from home across the world, Kaizala usage has surged close to 3x from pre-COVID-19. While this is a good opportunity for the product to grow, it has increased pressure on the engineering team to ensure that the service scales along with the increased usage while maintaining the customer promised SLA of 99.99 percent.

Today, we’re sharing share some of the learnings about managing and scaling an enterprise grade secure productivity app and the backend service behind it.

Foundation of Kaizala

Kaizala is a productivity tool primarily targ...

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General availability of Azure Maps support for Azure Active Directory, Power Apps integration, and more

This blog post was co-authored by Chad Raynor, Principal Program Manager, Azure Maps.

New and recent updates for Microsoft Azure Maps include support for Azure Maps integration with Azure Active Directory (generally available), integration with the Microsoft Power Apps platform, Search and Routing services enhancements, new Weather services REST APIs (in preview), and expanded coverage for Mobility services.

Read on to learn more about the latest features and integrations for Azure Maps:

Azure Maps integration with Azure AD support now generally available

Azure Maps integration with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) is now generally available allowing customers to rely on Azure Maps and Azure AD for enterprise level security. This update includes support for additional role-based control (...

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General availability of Azure Maps support for Azure Active Directory, Power Apps integration, and more

This blog post was co-authored by Chad Raynor, Principal Program Manager, Azure Maps.

New and recent updates for Microsoft Azure Maps include support for Azure Maps integration with Azure Active Directory (generally available), integration with the Microsoft Power Apps platform, Search and Routing services enhancements, new Weather services REST APIs (in preview), and expanded coverage for Mobility services.

Read on to learn more about the latest features and integrations for Azure Maps:

Azure Maps integration with Azure AD support now generally available

Azure Maps integration with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) is now generally available allowing customers to rely on Azure Maps and Azure AD for enterprise level security. This update includes support for additional role-based control (...

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