Microsoft-Oracle partnership in Windows Azure now operative
Welcome to Motifworks’ Weekly Windows Azure Update where we post key Azure news, updates and information every Friday, giving you a convenient way to stay on top of Azure cloud developments.
Week of September 23-27, 2013
Microsoft Unveils Windows Azure Multi-Factor Authentication in GA
Microsoft this week announced the GA of Windows Azure Multi-Factor Authentication, providing “increased access security and convenience for IT and end users.”
10/16 Webinar: Planning and Implementing Your Hybrid Cloud Deployment
Join Microsoft’s Shane Koenig and Motifworks’ Nitin Agarwal, Wed., Oct 16, 1:00pm EDT, for an in-depth look at how to deliver your applications and infrastructure smoothly to Windows Azure hybrid cloud. Register here: bit.ly/190k1Hw
Microsoft-Oracle Partnership in Windows Azure Now Operative
Microsoft’s Brad Anderson, VP for Cloud and Enterprise Engineering, speaks at Oracle OpenWorld to announce the Oracle database system, Java and WebLogic server are open to run on Windows Azure cloud, according to InformationWeek Cloud.
Microsoft Unveils Technical Preview of Oracle Solutions Running on Windows Azure
Microsoft’s Steve “Guggs” Guggenheimer announces in his blog the technical preview now available for Oracle solutions, including Java, to run on Windows Azure cloud.
Windows Azure Adds New Virtual Machine Size A5
Microsoft announced for GA a new memory-intensive virtual machine size for Windows Azure. This new VM, called A5, features two CPU cores with 14 GB of RAM and can be used for Windows Azure Virtual Machines and Cloud Services.