Brianna McGovern

Reflecting on 2023—Azure Storage

2023 was an emblematic year of growth for storage and data services with AI at the top of mind for many customers. Azure customers’ overall data estate continued to grow, powered by the emergence of new workloads and access patterns.
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Advancing application reliability with performance testing in Azure

As organizations prepare for peak events and unforeseen challenges, performance testing stands as a beacon, guiding them toward reliable, high-performance systems that can weather the storm of user demands.
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Microsoft named a Leader in cloud and applications-centric marketplaces: IDC MarketScape

By purchasing third-party solutions through Microsoft Azure, customers can maximize investments while balance costs with fast, click-to-deploy, solutions that are validated for compatibility with Microsoft applications for virtually any cloud scenario.
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Quantifying the impact of developer experience

At the Developer Experience Lab, a joint Microsoft and GitHub research initiative, we saw this play out globally during the pandemic which led us to a revelation: the best way to help developers achieve more is not by expecting more, but by improving their experience.
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Microsoft Cost Management—2023 year in review

Microsoft has been at the forefront of this technological revolution, announcing Copilot for Azure, M365, GitHub, and more. We, in Microsoft Cost Management, are also always looking for ways to simplify your FinOps practice so that you can stay focused on your business goals.
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Microsoft and Oracle announce that Oracle Database@Azure is now generally available

We are excited to share that Oracle Database@Azure is generally available in the Azure United States East region, with more regions coming in 2024. You can now use Oracle database services running on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) hardware deployed in Azure data centers.
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Infuse responsible AI tools and practices in your LLMOps

We’re dedicated to documenting and sharing our learnings and best practices with the developer community so they can make responsible AI implementation practical for their organizations.
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Optimize your Azure cloud journey with skilling tools from Microsoft

Microsoft “30 Days to Learn It” challenges are dynamic and immersive learning experiences designed to empower individuals with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in their chosen tech career path.
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Building resilience to your business requirements with Azure

In this blog post, we will discuss some of the design principles and characteristics that we see among the customer leaders we work with closely to enhance their critical workload availability according to their specific business needs.
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How Azure is ensuring the future of GPUs is confidential

In Microsoft Azure, we are continually innovating to enhance security, such as our collaboration with our hardware partners to create a new foundation based on silicon, that enables new levels of data protection through memory encryption using Confidential Computing.
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Microsoft Cost Management updates—November 2023

We're always looking for ways to learn more about your challenges and how Microsoft Cost Management 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.
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Microsoft is now a FinOps Certified Service Provider

In an era where cloud computing has become the backbone of modern business operations, efficient financial management is the linchpin that keeps organizations agile and cost-effective. In support of that, we are thrilled to announce that Microsoft has achieved a milestone that reaffirms our commitment to empowering our customers and partners in their journey towards optimized cloud spending. We are now a FinOps Certified Service Provider.
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Realize the full potential of your cloud investment with Azure optimization

At Microsoft, we understand that customers strive to improve workload reliability and security and optimize their cloud spend so they can accelerate business innovation without worrying about workload vulnerabilities or ballooning cloud costs.
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FOCUS: A new specification for cloud cost transparency

Get ready for FOCUS, a new open specification for cloud billing data that's redefining how you manage and optimize cloud costs. Learn about the new "language" of FinOps, why it's important, and how you can get started today with resources from the Microsoft FinOps toolkit.
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Microsoft empowers health organizations with generative AI and actionable data insights

We’re making several exciting announcements about new capabilities in Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare that will be introduced across Azure to help health organizations improve patient experience, gain new insights with machine learning and AI, and handle health information securely.
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