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Whether you’re part of a multi-billion dollar conglomerate trying to review sales from H1, or you’re just trying to upload a video of your cat playing the piano, you need somewhere for that data to reside.  We often hear from our customers that they’re using Cloud Storage, the unified object store from Google Cloud Platform (GCP), as a …

Overview This guide will show you how to make a request or call the Azure REST API.   Prerequisites Access to the Azure portal REST Client or command line to send a request An example REST Client is Postman, for a guide on how to install Postman, see here.   Acquiring an OAuth2 Token 01. …

If your day-to-day as a developer, system administrator, full-stack engineer, or site reliability engineer involves Git pushes, commits, and pulls to and from GitHub and deployments to Amazon Web Services (AWS), security is a persistent concern. Fortunately, open source tools are available to help your team avoid common mistakes that could cost your organization thousands …

Microsoft Build 2019 | Develop data application on a no-limits SQL data platform Session ID: BRK4003   Come learn how to integrate, deploy and modernize your data platform to Azure SQL Database Hyperscale. Hyperscale offers a data tier that has infinite scale, optimized for highly transactional workloads and offers seamless integration with all the game …

Microsoft Build 2019 | Closing the key gaps of serverless with Azure Functions Session ID: BRK3042   Building serverless apps usually come with concerns around cold start, vendor lock-in, FaaS limitations, app security and more. We are releasing exciting new capabilities in Azure Functions to address these gaps and other concerns we heard from the …

Huawei officially launched the world’s most powerful AI processor – the Ascend 910 – as well as an all-scenario AI computing framework, MindSpore. “We have been making steady progress since we announced our AI strategy in October last year,” said Eric Xu, Huawei’s Rotating Chairman. “Everything is moving forward according to plan, from R&D to …

Synergy Research Group’s new data reveals that Amazon maintains it position as the top cloud service provider in terms of market shares for Q2 2019. The unrivaled Amazon is succeeded by Microsoft, Google, IBM, and Alibaba to complete the top five. It is interesting to note that even with the four companies together, Amazon can …

Microsoft Build 2019 | DevOps – Where to start? Session ID: THR2002   Let’s forget the DevOps buzzwords and the tools and talk about practical steps you can take to improve your own DevOps story. There are many techniques and practices that can build a good DevOps culture and process. And while every team and …

Microsoft Build 2019 | End to End Azure DevOps Session ID: THR2004   Azure DevOps is the ultimate set of DevOps services for any language and any platform. Let’s take a tour of each of those services to see how they can help you deliver value to your end users, whether you’re a team of …

“Risk-aware” traffic engineering could help service providers such as Microsoft, Amazon, and Google better utilize network infrastructure. Stock market investors often rely on financial risk theories that help them maximize returns while minimizing financial loss due to market fluctuations. These theories help investors maintain a balanced portfolio to ensure they’ll never lose more money than …