Open Source DevOps in Azure Government

In this episode of the Azure Government video series, Steve Michelotti talks with Harshal Dharia, Cloud Solution Architect in US Federal at Microsoft, about open source DevOps in Azure Government. Having a reliable and secure DevOps pipeline is one of the most important factors to a successful development project. However, different organizations and agencies often…


Azure Advisor for Azure Government now generally available

Azure Advisor is a free Azure service that analyzes your Azure usage and configurations and provides personalized recommendations to help you optimize your resources for high availability, security, performance, and cost. Azure Advisor is now generally available (GA) for Azure Government. Get the most out of Azure Government with Azure Advisor There’s a lot you…


VS Code Extensions for Azure Government

In this episode of the Azure Government video series, Steve Michelotti once again sits down with Yujin Hong, Program Manager on the Azure Government Engineering team, to discuss many of the incredible VS Code Extensions for Azure. VS Code has quickly become the most popular editor in the world – there are numerous reasons for…


Azure Database for MySQL in Azure Government

In this episode of the Azure Government video series, Steve Michelotti talks with Sachin Dubey, of the Azure Government Engineering team, about Azure Database for MySQL in Azure Government. MySQL is one of the most popular open source relational databases ever – but running it at an Enterprise scale has its challenges just like any…


Women in Tech Lunch Panel: Our Journey to Ignite Government Innovation

Monday, February 4, 2019 A recent announcement from the Executive Office of Mayor Muriel Bowser highlighted a study naming the District of Columbia as the best city in the country for women in technology1. Women currently make up 38.5% of the tech workforce in the district, well over the nation’s average of 25.9%. We’re interested…


Managed Identity in Azure Government

In this episode of the Azure Government video series, Steve Michelotti talks with Mohit Dewan, of the Azure Government Engineering team, about Managed Identities on Azure Government. Mohit starts out by explaining what Managed Identities is and how leveraging it can result in a significantly more secure application. Mohit then demonstrates managed identities both for…


Join us: Accelerating Gov Cloud in a Cloud Smart World – Jan. 23

Without a doubt, cloud computing is playing a central role in agency efforts to modernize their IT infrastructure. Agencies have made great strides in understanding the benefits and challenges of cloud. With this in mind, we invite you to RSVP and join the Microsoft Azure Government DC user community as we kickoff the year with…


Serverless in Azure Government

In this episode of the Azure Government video series, Steve Michelotti sits down to talk with Yujin Hong, Program Manager on the Azure Government Engineering team, about Serverless computing in Azure Government. Yujin and Steve start out by discussing the evolution of cloud computing that led to the rise of “serverless”, including a discussion of…


Join us for the Azure Government Innovation Tour – coming to a city near you!

If you’re a government-focused developer, IT pro, or mission leader striving to learn the latest on Azure Government and optimize your skills and productivity, be sure to register today and join us for our Azure Government Innovation Tour coming to Raleigh, Chicago, DC, Austin and Atlanta. This can’t-miss event showcases  50+ Azure Government demos across…


Fall roundup of recent Azure Government announcements

We’re continuing to focus on delivering the innovations our government customers and partners have requested. In this blog, you’ll find a brief summary of our recent announcements from late summer and early fall for your reference. Also, we invite you to join us for the Microsoft Ignite | The Tour | Government, Feb. 4-5, in…