Azure Data Architecture Guide – Blog #3: Advanced analytics and deep learning

We’ll continue to explore the Azure Data Architecture Guide with our third blog entry in this series. The entries for this blog series are: Azure Data Architecture Guide – Blog #1: Introduction Azure Data Architecture Guide – Blog #2: On-demand big data analytics Azure Data Architecture Guide – Blog #3: Advanced analytics and deep learning – This one…

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Azure Cosmos DB customer profile: Jet.com

Jet.com powers an innovative e-commerce engine on Azure in less than 12 months! Authored by Anna Skobodzinski, Aravind Krishna, and Shireesh Thota from Microsoft, in conjunction with Scott Havens from Jet.com. This article is part of a series about customers who’ve worked closely with Microsoft on Azure over the last year. We look at why…


Scalable LOB Networking Architecture in Azure

Mesh and Hub-and-Spoke Architectural Considerations using Virtual Network Peering in Azure Most organizations solve their need for network connectivity between various business units by creating a mesh network architecture among the various virtual networks. All nodes in the network are interconnected, so network traffic is fast and can be easily redirected as needed. This topology…


Designing Scalable Blockchain Networking Topology in Azure

Considerations for Designing Scalable Blockchain Networks using Virtual Network Peering in Azure One Azure customer asked us for help creating a mesh network topology to support a Blockchain consortium. Blockchains are distributed transactional systems that allow assets and investments to be exchanged based on smart contracts and predefined ledgers. In this scenario, four business partners…


Mesh and Hub-and-Spoke Networks on Azure: Architectural Considerations for Virtual Network Peering

We are excited to announce the availability of a new whitepaper (http://aka.ms/HubAndSpoke) that addresses scalable networking architecture design in Azure. In this paper, we focus on two networking topologies: Mesh network architecture and hub-and-spoke network architecture. In this whitepaper, we look into these two main network topologies used by Azure customers. We discuss their applications in…


Azure Stack Validation Environment – Part 5: Putting it all together

Azure Stack Building an end-to-end validation environment Part 5: Putting it all together By Paul Appleby, Kath McBride, and Joel Yoker. Edited by Derek Gamlyn and RoAnn Corbisier. Azure Customer Advisory Team (AzureCAT) This article is Part 4 in the Azure Stack Validation Environment series: Part 1: Overview Part 2: Quotas, Plans, and Offers Part…


Azure Stack Validation Environment – Part 4: Services and Resource Manager

Azure Stack Building an end-to-end validation environment Part 4: Services and Resource Manager By Paul Appleby, Kath McBride, and Joel Yoker. Edited by Derek Gamlyn and RoAnn Corbisier. Azure Customer Advisory Team (AzureCAT)   This article is Part 4 in the Azure Stack Validation Environment series: Part 1: Overview Part 2: Quotas, Plans, and Offers…


Azure Stack Validation Environment – Part 3: Subscriptions

Azure Stack Building an end-to-end validation environment Part 3: Subscriptions By Paul Appleby, Kath McBride, and Joel Yoker. Edited by Derek Gamlyn and RoAnn Corbisier. Azure Customer Advisory Team (AzureCAT)   This article is Part 3 in the Azure Stack Validation Environment series: Part 1: Overview Part 2: Quotas, Plans, and Offers Part 3: Subscriptions…


Azure Stack Validation Environment – Part 2: Quotas, Plans, and Offers

Azure Stack Building an end-to-end validation environment Part 2: Quotas, Plans, and Offers By Paul Appleby, Kath McBride, and Joel Yoker. Edited by Derek Gamlyn and RoAnn Corbisier. Azure Customer Advisory Team (AzureCAT)   This article is Part 2 in the Azure Stack Validation Environment series: Part 1: Overview Part 2: Quotas, Plans, and Offers…


Azure Stack Validation Environment – Part 1: Overview

Azure Stack Building an end-to-end validation environment Part 1: Overview By Paul Appleby, Kath McBride, and Joel Yoker. Edited by Derek Gamlyn and RoAnn Corbisier. Azure Customer Advisory Team (AzureCAT)   This article is Part 1 in the Azure Stack Validation Environment series: Part 1: Overview (this article) Part 2: Quotas, Plans, and Offers Part…