Today, we are announcing the addition of Azure to the Microsoft Online Services Bug Bounty Program. Azure is excited to join Office 365 and others in rewarding and recognizing security researchers who help make our platform and services more secure by reporting vulnerabilities in a responsible way. The security of the Azure cloud platform is… Read More


We have added a new AWS Quick Start Reference Deployment. The new MongoDB on the AWS Cloud document will show you how to design and configure a MongoDB (an open source NoSQL database) cluster that runs on AWS. The MongoDB cluster (version 2.6 or 3.0) makes use of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and Amazon… Read More


SharePoint based sites and web applications are tremendously popular at the Enterprise level since it’s so easy to get them up and running.  Now with Application Insights, it is also very easy to get quick and powerful insights into the usage and performance of your SharePoint sites. Application Insights works by adding an SDK into… Read More


Enterprise IT architects and system administrators often ask me how to go about moving their existing compute infrastructure to AWS. Invariably, they have spent a long time creating and polishing their existing system configurations and are hoping to take advantage of this work when they migrate to the cloud. We introduced VM Import quite some… Read More


I would like to extend a warm welcome to the newest AWS Community Heroes: Genki Sugawara (Cookpad) Minyoung Jeong (The Beatpacking Company) Brandon Burton (AWS Advent) The Heroes share their enthusiasm for AWS? via social media, blogs, events, user groups, and workshops. Let’s take a look at their bios to learn more. Genki Sugawara Genki… Read More


There are something like 3 million published mobile apps. How do you make yours stand out? A good idea is a useful starting place, but it isn’t enough. You need to know in real time what your users are experiencing, respond nimbly to their likes and dislikes, and fix rapidly any problems they have. Apps… Read More


New development technologies, new connected devices, and new cloud-oriented business models create extraordinary opportunities for application developers to drive greater innovation. Whether you build business applications, advanced web portals, or client user interfaces—running on premises or in the cloud—you’ll want to soak up as much Application Development wisdom as you can when you attend Ignite… Read More