Big Data & Front End Development track in the Microsoft Professional Program

Earlier I introduced you the Microsoft Professional Program for Data Science. Right after few days Microsoft announced the BETA availability of two more tracks Big Data and Front End Development. Big Data Track: This Microsoft program will help you to learn necessary skills from cloud storage and databases to Hadoop, Spark, and managed data services …

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Azure in Germany–a complete EU cloud computing solution

With my earlier article Azure in China, it came in to my interest to look for any other country/region specific independent cloud data center requirements.  I came across Azure for US Govt(Similar to Amazon Govt Cloud) instance and Azure Germany data center.  For this article context I will be covering only Azure in Germany. What …

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Azure in China

Microsoft Azure presence in China is always a question when there is a need for any customer to deploy azure applications specifically for Chinese Regional customers. Recently I had an interaction with a Microsoft Certified Trainer, who carelessly said Azure only uses Chinese partner based environment is only for serving CDN (Content Delivery Network) needs, …

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All you need to know about Microsoft Azure Stack(Azure on On-Premises

Typically it is a hype among people that if a product comes from Microsoft, it needs to be criticized and thinking Microsoft would only be promoting their products with Azure. That’s not right and I would say we are being judgmental without even looking at the capabilities on Microsoft Azure. Microsoft Azure the prime competitor …

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Gartner: Magic Quadrant for Cloud IaaS, Worldwide

As per Gartner Worldwide Cloud IaaS Spending to Grow 32.8% in 2015. The new Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud IaaS report released on May 2015 places IaaS companies under the following categories: Leaders: Amazon AWS and Microsoft  Challengers: Unfortunately there are no challengers for Amazon/Microsoft as per the report.  Visionaries: Google, VMWare, CenturyLink, IBM SoftLayer …

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