Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing service designed for application creation and management through Microsoft data centers and was released in 2010. Azure has more than 600 services for virtual machines, websites, mobile services, data management, messaging and many others. Azure also enables working with machine learning,the internet of things (IoT), identity verification and content delivery networks. Azure requires users only to pay for consumed resources and has multi-threaded structure calculations. Microsoft Azure is considered to be the fastest cloud computing platform by various companies that have tested its efficiency. Many programming languages like Java, Ruby, Node.js, Python, Oracle and others are supported by Azure from Microsoft. The Microsoft Azure Portal is available for mobile platforms, with the Microsoft Azure application both for Android and iOS.
Microsoft is closing its Azure Blockchain Service, giving existing customers just four months to transition to new service providers.
Microsoft quietly closing down Azure blockchain in September
The app will provide travelers at the New York state airport with surface cleanliness data in real-time.
A New York airport test pilots blockchain-based coronavirus cleanliness app
Hackers have attacked badly configured machine learning clusters on Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing network, and hijacked them to mine Monero.
Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Clusters Cryptojacked to Mine Monero
Quarantined gamers are putting a strain on Microsoft’s cloud-based Blockchain platform.
Quarantined Gamers Are Straining Microsoft Azure-based Blockchain Platform
NFTs are finding applications beyond gaming. Microsoft has been quick to adopt them, but does this mean these tokens are actually becoming popular?
Microsoft Revives Nonfungible Tokens, Sparks Industry's Imagination
Microsoft’s blockchain-enabled cloud service Microsoft Azure announced new tokenization and blockchain data management services.
Microsoft Azure Announces Blockchain Token and Data Management Service
Microsoft’s cloud platform Microsoft Azure announced the “Azure Heroes” blockchain non-fungible tokens aimed at rewarding its developer community.
Microsoft Announces Token Collectibles on Ethereum Blockchain