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Finding scalable solutions for today’s global challenges requires forward-thinking, transformative tools. As environmental, economic, and public health concerns mount, Microsoft Azure is addressing these challenges head on with high-performance computing (HPC), AI, and machine learning. The behind-the-scenes power for everything from MRI scans to energy management and financial services, these technologies are equipping customers and …

Visualization workloads entail a wide range of use cases: from computer-aided design (CAD), to virtual desktops, to high-end simulations. Traditionally, when running these graphics-heavy visualization workloads in the cloud, customers have been limited to purchasing virtual machines (VMs) with full GPUs, which increased costs and limited flexibility. So, in 2019, we introduced the first GPU-partitioned …

I had the awesome opportunity to talk with a few people innovating with some of the most exciting next-generation tech in our latest episode of the Inside Azure for IT fireside chat series. Many of us, myself included, spend a lot of time focused on challenges that need to be addressed today—in this minute—leaving less time for creativity …

As adoption of public cloud grows by leaps and bounds, organizations want to leverage software and services that they love and are familiar with as a part of their overall cloud solution. Microsoft Azure enables customers to host their apps on the globally trusted cloud platform and use the services of their choice by closely …

Microsoft is committed to the responsible advancement of AI to enable every person and organization to achieve more. Over the last few months, we have talked about advancements in our Azure infrastructure, Azure Cognitive Services, and Azure Machine Learning to make Azure better at supporting the AI needs of all our customers, regardless of their …

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, and more. These complex systems usually require hundreds to thousands of features to support time-sensitive business applications, and the feature pipelines are maintained by different team members …

Many industries such as healthcare, finance, transport, and retail are going through a major AI-led disruption. The exponential growth of datasets has resulted in growing scrutiny of how data is exposed—both from a consumer data privacy and compliance perspective. For example, the use of AI in healthcare has grown rapidly, with hospitals and pharmaceutical companies …

Today, we take a giant step toward making the dream of interoperability in healthcare real. Microsoft is announcing the general availability of Azure Health Data Services, a platform as a service (PaaS) offering designed exclusively to support Protected Health Information (PHI) in the cloud. Azure Health Data Services is a new way of working with unified …

AI is enabling new experiences everywhere. When people watch a captioned video on their phone, search for information online, or receive customer assistance from a virtual agent, AI is at the heart of those experiences. As users increasingly expect the conveniences that AI can unlock, they’re seen less as incremental improvements and more as the …

Welcome to our first Azure HPC + AI Day! We’re excited to host the first event, which will soon become an annual tradition. Join us on February 24 and 25 to hear directly from the Microsoft Azure team and earn points by attending sessions to get one of its kind Azure HPC + AI Day …