The Azure Podcast: featuring Azure Government

In the latest episode of The Azure Podcast, Steve Michelotti of the Azure Government engineering sits down with The Azure Podcast team to discuss the latest and greatest of Azure Government. Steve also provides an update on what is going on in Azure Government including: The two new DoD specific datacenters How Azure Government is…


Azure Gov March Meetup Replay: How to Apply Cognitive Services to Your Agency’s Mission

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For those who could not join us at the Azure Government DC user community’s   March Meetup, we are pleased to bring you the replay of “How to Apply Cognitive Services to Your Agency’s Mission” which took place at 1776 in Washington, DC. The first segment  of the “Meetup Replay” features in-depth demos  on how a user…

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Announcing the Azure Government HackFest + Training Event – June 7-8 in Washington, DC

Join us! Microsoft Azure Government HackFest + Training, June 7-8 in Washington, DC. Calling all developers and IT pros in the DC-metro area in the Government space! The Microsoft Azure Government team invites you to register and participate in our HackFest + Training event, June 7-8, at the Microsoft location in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Register…


Join Us April 26: Enhancing Government Services Through Advanced Analytics

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Data is all around us, and it is becoming increasingly hard to abstract relevant insights from our data that lead to intelligent action. With this in mind, we invite you to RSVP and join us for a can’t-miss Azure Government DC Meetup, Enhancing Government Services Through Advanced Analytics, on Wednesday, April 26 at 1776 in…

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FERC Issues FedRAMP High ATO for Azure Government to Allow Critical Identity Management in the Cloud

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued a FedRAMP High ATO for Azure Government. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC, is an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of electricity, natural gas, and oil. FERC also reviews proposals to build liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals and interstate natural gas pipelines as well as…

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Microsoft Azure IaaS Architecture Best Practices for ARM

How to design and build an enterprise infrastructure in Azure using the Azure Resource Manager portal Getting started in Azure is easy to do, and you can have production workloads running in the cloud in very little time. However, there are some essential aspects of the Azure platform that require some forethought and planning. While…

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Getting Started with Storage in Azure Government

Azure Government uses the same underlying technologies as commercial Azure, enabling you to use the development tools you’re already familiar with. However, Azure Government provides a physical and network-isolated instance of Azure which results in a higher level of compliance and security. As a result of this, we use different physical endpoints for our services…


Building a solution on Azure Government Part II: HDInsight

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In the previous post I went over how to use Cognitive services to get a document translated, let’s do some simple text analytics on the document. Specifically, we’ll get some simple word counts so we can see how frequently the key words are used. We can easily provision HDInsight clusters in the Microsoft Azure Government…


Building a solution on Azure Government Part I: Cognitive Services

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The Microsoft Azure Government platform is rapidly innovating with new services being introduced all the time. We have recently announced HDInsight and Power BI as GA on Azure Government. These data-centric services unlock a world of possibilities for your organization to process massive amount of data. In this developer-centric walk-through, I will show you how…


Azure HDInsight and Power BI now available in Azure Government 

As announced in Tom Keane’s data launch announcement, we are pleased to bring the general availability of Azure HDInsight on Linux in Microsoft Azure Government, as well as, Power BI US Government with Office 365 US Government Community subscriptions. HDInsight Azure HDInsight deploys and provisions clusters from the Apache Hadoop ecosystem (including Spark, Storm, Hbase) in…

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