Azure Orbital Ground Station as Service extends life and reduces costs for satellite operators

By Dustin Ward

How can Microsoft empower satellite operators to focus on their mission and enable them to continue the operation of their satellites, without making capital investments in their ground infrastructure? To answer that question, Microsoft worked alongside the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and our partner Xplore, to demonstrate how the commercial cloud can provide…

Unlocking innovative at-home patient care solutions with Azure

By Dustin Ward

This post was co-authored by Stuart Bailey, Product Director, Capita Healthcare Decisions This blog is part of a series in collaboration with our partners and customers leveraging the newly announced Azure Health Data Services. Azure Health Data Services, a platform as a service (PaaS) offering designed exclusively to support Protected Health Information (PHI) in the…

Enhance your data visualizations with Azure Managed Grafana—now in preview

By Dustin Ward

This blog has been co-authored by Ye Gu, Principal Program Manager. Organizations are transforming their digital environments to increase agility and to operate more efficiently. We see this transformation in how customers migrate to the cloud and adopt cloud-native technologies and practices in their own environments. As their digital estates become increasingly more complex and critical…

Feathr: LinkedIn’s feature store is now available on Azure

By Dustin Ward

This blog post is co-authored by David Stein, Senior Staff Software Engineer, Jinghui Mo, Staff Software Engineer, and Hangfei Lin, Staff Software Engineer, all from Feathr team. Feature store motivation With the advance of AI and machine learning, companies start to use complex machine learning pipelines in various applications, such as recommendation systems, fraud detection,…

Azure Cost Management and Billing updates – January 2022

By Dustin Ward

Whether you’re a new student, a thriving startup, or the largest enterprise, you have financial constraints, and you need to know what you’re spending, where you’re spending it, and how to plan for the future. Nobody wants a surprise when it comes to the bill, and this is where Azure Cost Management and Billing comes…