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    Monthly Archives: April 2019

    Understanding HDInsight Spark jobs and data through visualizations in the Jupyter Notebook

    Monday, April 29, 2019

    The Jupyter Notebook on HDInsight Spark clusters is useful when you need to quickly explore data sets, perform trend analysis, or try different machine learning models. Not being able to track the status of Spark jobs and intermediate data can make it difficult for data scientists to monitor and optimize what they are doing inside the Jupyter Notebook.

    Senior Program Manager, Big Data Team

    Quest powers Spotlight Cloud with Azure

    Monday, April 29, 2019

    Spotlight Cloud is the first built on Azure database performance monitoring solution focused on SQL Server customers. Leveraging the scalability, performance, global distribution, high-availability, and built-in security of Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB, Spotlight Cloud combines the best of the cloud with Quest Software’s engineering insights from years of building database performance management tools.

    Program Manager, Azure Cosmos DB

    Azure.Source - Volume 80

    Monday, April 29, 2019

    Spark + AI Summit - Developing for the intelligent cloud and intelligent edge; Announcing Azure Backup support to move Recovery Services vaults; Azure SQL Data Warehouse reserved capacity and software plans now generally available; and much more.

    Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft Azure

    Microsoft container registry unaffected by the recent Docker Hub data exposure

    Sunday, April 28, 2019

    Docker recently announced Docker Hub had a brief security exposure that enabled unauthorized access to a Docker Hub database, exposing 190k Hub accounts and their associated GitHub tokens for automated builds. While initial information led people to believe the hashes of the accounts could lead to image:tags being updated with vulnerabilities, including official and microsoft/ org images, this was not the case. Microsoft has confirmed that the official Microsoft images hosted in Docker Hub have not been compromised.

    Program Manager, Azure Container Registry